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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.

What Day Is It? The Muddled Confusion of a Recent Retiree
2 months ago

What Day Is It? The Muddled Confusion of a Recent Retiree

I might have under-thought the results of multiple, rapid life changes and how they extract their toll on us retired mortals. Read More

Feeling Unhappy? This Powerful Happiness Exercise Works Like Magic
2 months ago

Feeling Unhappy? This Powerful Happiness Exercise Works Like Magic

Are we living where our soul feels at home? This topic resonates with many of us.

Many of us have lived in a certain place for career or family reasons. Or perhaps we lived in a place we once loved but which no longer speaks to us. Read More

Should You Throw Out Your “To-do” List After 60? Or, Just Rework it a Bit?
2 months ago

Should You Throw Out Your “To-do” List After 60? Or, Just Rework it a Bit?

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Monday morning and I’m out the gate as if I have to reach the finish line by tomorrow! While laundry is drying on the line in the sun, yoghurt incubating in a sunny window, the dishwasher cleaned out, the blemished apple harvest paired and simmering on the stove to become apple butter, I get to write an article for Sixty and Me. Read More

Los Angeles, the NoHo Arts District: A Guide for the Visitor or Potential Resident
2 months ago

Los Angeles, the NoHo Arts District: A Guide for the Visitor or Potential Resident

By  •  Lifestyle

As women over 60, we are hardly at the end of our game. We are vibrant creatures who love art, sports, music, food, social interaction and all the other blessings of a rich culture. Read More

50 Women Reveal the Best 70th Birthday Gifts She Won’t Forget!
2 months ago

50 Women Reveal the Best 70th Birthday Gifts She Won’t Forget!

Your 70th birthday is a big one! I am going to experience if first hand myself this year. The inevitable question is, “What gift would you like?” It will come as no surprise that my first wish would be to have my sons and grandchildren all together. Since that may not be possible, I am not sure how to celebrate. Read More

How to Improve Your Life as You Go Through the Stages of Retirement
2 months ago

How to Improve Your Life as You Go Through the Stages of Retirement

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I have now made it through the first two weeks of my ‘retirement’. One thing I realized is that I was already starting to lose track of the days but was saved by my pill box! As long as I remember to take my pills each day, then I’ll remind myself of what day it actually is. Read More

Your World in Your 60s: Can You Dream It Anew?
2 months ago

Your World in Your 60s: Can You Dream It Anew?

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What is it that you want to do when you grow up? I know that sounds like a youth-centric question to those of us who are already retired and older than what our imaginations ever led us to envision. Read More

7 Things I Want in My Home in my 70s
2 months ago

7 Things I Want in My Home in my 70s

For 45 years, my husband and I have been moving. We usually have had a project. Sometimes, rearranging to make room for another child. Other times, buying a “fixer-upper” so we could afford more space. Read More

What is the Secret to a Happy Retirement? Advice from the Sixty and Me Community
2 months ago

What is the Secret to a Happy Retirement? Advice from the Sixty and Me Community

Turning 60 is a scary experience for a lot of women. Unlike other birthdays, we are not worried about “getting old.” We are not concerned about a few more wrinkles or the fact that we have gained a few extra pounds. No, the issues that we face as we enter our 60s are deeper. Read More

4 Ways to Navigate the Honeymoon Phase of Retirement
2 months ago

4 Ways to Navigate the Honeymoon Phase of Retirement

I recently heard it called The Honeymoon Phase. If you’ve chosen to work less or have left your work life behind altogether, you might recognize it.

‘It’ is that first stage of retirement that can last a few months or a few years. Read More