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There’s a myth that older adults don’t like technology. Nonsense! Let’s explore the best apps, websites, gadgets and services for dynamic older women, like us.

How to Use the Internet to Feel Like a Millionaire
1 month ago

How to Use the Internet to Feel Like a Millionaire

Who wants to be a millionaire? We all do. What does that mean? For me it means not worrying about money, doing what I want and enjoying the luxuries that life has to offer. Read More

Keeping Up with a Changing World After 60
2 months ago

Keeping Up with a Changing World After 60

We must adapt.

Over a century ago, the father of evolutionary biology, Charles Darwin wrote, “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” Read More

Social Media and Death: How to Secure Your Digital Afterlife
2 months ago

Social Media and Death: How to Secure Your Digital Afterlife

I’m trying my best to not sound too dark and morbid here, but the reality is that we’re all going to die.

One of the most taboo topics on social media is death. It’s rarely mentioned beyond the occasional sympathy message aimed at people who have recently lost a loved one, or who are commemorating the anniversary of a loved one’s passing. Read More

Could Unplugging from Social Media Be a Path to Happiness After 60?
3 months ago

Could Unplugging from Social Media Be a Path to Happiness After 60?

“I’ve noticed the more reactive I feel, the more miserable I am. Social media is just jet fuel for reactivity.” – Tim Ferriss (author of The 4-Hour Workweek and Tools of Titans) Read More

It’s Not Too Late! How to Start a Blog at Any Age
4 months ago

It’s Not Too Late! How to Start a Blog at Any Age

When I told my family that I was going to start a blog, I was met with blank stares.

It’s not that they weren’t supportive. They just didn’t immediately understand why a woman in her 60s would want to start blogging. After all, most of the blogs that they read on a regular basis were dedicated to covering the latest Apple gadgets and video games. How was I going to start a successful blog, targeting women over 60? Were baby boomers even online? Read More

Sharing Your Secrets Could Save You Time, Money and More!
4 months ago

Sharing Your Secrets Could Save You Time, Money and More!

My husband and I recently visited an old friend who has not been well. We were shocked to see that his health has deteriorated quite quickly with cancer, heart disease and early onset Alzheimer’s – all at the age of 60. Read More

How to Safely Store Your Personal and Financial Information as an Older Adult
4 months ago

How to Safely Store Your Personal and Financial Information as an Older Adult

By  •  Lifestyle

As I discussed in a previous article, having your personal and financial information readily available for your executor or loved one at the time of your death or incapacitation is one of the most thoughtful things you can do. Read More

How to Use Social Media to Get More from Life After 60
5 months ago

How to Use Social Media to Get More from Life After 60

Why did I develop a free mini-course on successfully using social media? It’s actually pretty simple. I realized there was a need for a quick and basic “get up and running” type of course. Read More

7 Easy Ways to Avoid Identity Theft and Senior Scams
6 months ago

7 Easy Ways to Avoid Identity Theft and Senior Scams

I remember the moment of panic when, 5 years ago, I realized that I had just had my wallet stolen. I was standing outside a store in Milan, admiring a particularly nice pair of shoes in the window, when a young man bumped into me. He held up his hands apologetically and smiled. As he disappeared into the crowd, realization dawned on me and I started to panic. Read More

7 Tips for Women Over 60 to Get More from Social Media
7 months ago

7 Tips for Women Over 60 to Get More from Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, SnapChat – the list goes on and on…

Social Media is mainstream and everyone is jumping on board. Many of us over 60 don’t really know what Social Media will do, but we are willing to give it a try. Read More