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Life After Retirement

Life after retirement is a complicated time. Not only do you have to worry about your retirement savings, but, you also need to find meaning in your life. Here are some retirement ideas to help you get more from the best years of your life.

Elder Orphan: Creating a Plan for Aging Alone
2 years ago

Elder Orphan: Creating a Plan for Aging Alone

By  •  Lifestyle

It’s important to build a long-term care and retirement plan early on, especially if you are single and don’t have children. The deeper I go into my sixties, the more I have become aware of the need to thoroughly prepare.  Read More

How to Be Happier this New Year in 6 Easy Steps
2 years ago

How to Be Happier this New Year in 6 Easy Steps

What does happiness mean to you?

Often when people are young, we have a rather regimented idea of happiness – we might have thought, when we were younger, “I’ll be happy when I get to a certain place in my career,” or “I’ll be happy when I win the approval and esteem of my friends,” or “I’ll be happy when I can fit into that beautiful dress at the store,” or “I’ll be happy when I get to go on that nice vacation next summer.” Read More

“I Have No Regrets” Should be a Mantra for Modern Boomers
2 years ago

“I Have No Regrets” Should be a Mantra for Modern Boomers

Ok, I’m not a big sports fan. That said, there’s one statistic that has always amazed me. Many people know that, in 1923, the famous baseball player, Babe Ruth, broke the record for most home runs in a season. Read More

What Legacy Do You Want to Leave for Your Grandchildren?
2 years ago

What Legacy Do You Want to Leave for Your Grandchildren?

By  •  Mindset

As we reach our 60s, it’s natural to think about our legacy. Some of us worry about how we will be remembered by our children, grandchildren and friends. Others are concerned about the impact that they have made on the world around them. These women worry about whether they have made a difference, in whatever way is important to them personally. Read More

4 Things to Do in Retirement if You Want to Find Lasting Happiness
2 years ago

4 Things to Do in Retirement if You Want to Find Lasting Happiness

Managing the Sixty and Me community can be a bit of an emotional roller-coaster. As I talk to all of you about what you are doing in retirement, I am uplifted by your stories of renewal and resilience. I am humbled by your dedication to your family and the world around you. And, at times, I am deeply saddened by the struggles that many of you face in your lives. Read More

Why Are There So Few Magazines for Women Over 60?
2 years ago

Why Are There So Few Magazines for Women Over 60?

One of the reasons that I started Sixty and Me was that I felt that there weren’t enough lifestyle magazines for women over 60. Plenty of people were talking about the baby boomer generation, but, very few media outlets seemed interested in engaging in a conversation with us. Read More

What’s Really Important? Finding Your Purpose in Life After 60
2 years ago

What’s Really Important? Finding Your Purpose in Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

How can you tell what’s important and what is not? All day and night you have choices to make about the signals that stream in, creating feelings and thoughts. They demand that you take accept, or reject, the ideas that they represent. Read More

Why Being Grateful is So Much Better than Feeling Grateful
2 years ago

Why Being Grateful is So Much Better than Feeling Grateful

If you ask most people if are grateful, they will probably say yes. We like to think of ourselves as grateful people. But, true gratitude is not something that you feel; it is something that you do! Read More

17 Resources to Help You Find Amazing Retirement Ideas
2 years ago

17 Resources to Help You Find Amazing Retirement Ideas

When it comes to finding retirement ideas, there are plenty of people who are more than happy to tell you where to put your money (usually into their hands.) But, if you are looking for retirement ideas to help you get the most from your life more holistically, it’s hard to know where to turn. Read More

This Thanksgiving, it’s Time to Put on Your Red Shoes and Dance
3 years ago

This Thanksgiving, it’s Time to Put on Your Red Shoes and Dance

Thanksgiving is a time for sharing our gratitude with the world.

It is also an opportunity for personal reflection. As we give thanks for the many wonderful people, places and things in our lives, we can learn about ourselves and our values. Read More

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