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Makeup and Fashion | Read About Makeup, Fashion, Hairstyles, Going Grey, Skin Care and More!

8 Makeup Techniques That Make a Huge Difference for Older Women (VIDEO)
3 days ago

8 Makeup Techniques That Make a Huge Difference for Older Women (VIDEO)

Our skin has changed just a bit since we were in our 20s and 30s, so those beautiful makeup looks we saw in Seventeen Magazine or Glamour may not be our best looks at this point in our lives. As a professional, working makeup artist…
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Small Clothes – Big Problems? 10 Ideas for Petite Clothing for Women Over 60
3 days ago

Small Clothes – Big Problems? 10 Ideas for Petite Clothing for Women Over 60

One of my favorite mantras is, “Life Is Challenging but You Have to Get Dressed.” When you factor in vertical challenges, that makes it even more difficult. While you may not be able to change the cards you were dealt, the right clothing and…
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8 Hair Colour for Older Women Mistakes… And How to Fix Them!
5 days ago

8 Hair Colour for Older Women Mistakes… And How to Fix Them!

You know it when it happens because you start to look washed out and tired – your hair colour isn’t working. To say it isn’t flattering is probably an understatement. Are the things you’re doing to hide the grey hairs aging you?
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Plus Size Fashion Tips: Finding Sleeves to Flatter Every Figure
1 week ago

Plus Size Fashion Tips: Finding Sleeves to Flatter Every Figure

Finding the perfect plus size top isn’t easy. You have to deal with the shoddy selection in local stores, or compare styles and prices across dozens of online retailers. Either way, it takes some time and patience. Part of the problem is that…
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

Rebounding: The Fun, Effective NASA Exercise That Can Help Women Over 60 Stay Healthy
2 days ago

Rebounding: The Fun, Effective NASA Exercise That Can Help Women Over 60 Stay Healthy

I’m always curious about learning new health habits that are super effective but also fun. My firm belief is that if it’s not fun, it’s not sustainable. Life is full of unpleasant tasks, so why make exercise one of them? If ‘bootcamp’…
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Depression Awareness Month: Mental Health Resources Covered by Medicare
3 days ago

Depression Awareness Month: Mental Health Resources Covered by Medicare

October is Depression Awareness Month, depression being a serious mental health disorder that is plaguing Americans now more than ever due to the pandemic. In June, 31% of U.S. adults reported struggling with symptoms…
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The 4 Doctor’s Visits You Shouldn’t Miss
4 days ago

The 4 Doctor’s Visits You Shouldn’t Miss

Visiting the doctor. It’s one of the most important things you should do, but also one of the easiest things to put off. However, as you get older the temptation to conveniently forget about doctors’ appointments becomes stronger…
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What You Need to Know About Night Eating After 60
5 days ago

What You Need to Know About Night Eating After 60

One issue with which many of my clients struggle is eating at night, after they have had dinner. I hear things like: “My husband and I watch TV and snack after dinner.” “I feel mildly hungry around 9-ish, and am afraid that if I don’t eat…
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Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!

Tackling the 4 Unsuccessful Dating Habits That Mature Women Develop
2 days ago

Tackling the 4 Unsuccessful Dating Habits That Mature Women Develop

By  •  Dating

Mature women are not that much different than their younger counterparts when it comes to dating. They want to love and be loved. Yet, because they’ve had decades to master the art of dating, they often pick up…
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After 50 Dating: 10 Financial Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Committing
3 weeks ago

After 50 Dating: 10 Financial Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Committing

Money and sex regularly rank as the most common reasons couples fight.

Research from LearnVest’s Money Habits and Confessions Survey, conducted by Wakefield Research, concluded that financial issues are more than twice as likely as sex to cause tension in a relationship. Read More

Menopause and Dating? Are These Concepts Even Compatible?
4 weeks ago

Menopause and Dating? Are These Concepts Even Compatible?

By  •  Dating

Hot flushes, mood swings, creeping spare tires around the midriff – we are all familiar with the big M and its effects on us as we hit ‘that’ age. Few women sail through menopause with ease, and some of us have an exceedingly difficult time of it…
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Dating After 60: In Praise of the Third Dimension
2 months ago

Dating After 60: In Praise of the Third Dimension

By  •  Dating

I’m late to the online dating party. I joined a grief group after my husband died and over the years it evolved into a bunch of friends with one sad thing in common but a lot of other fun and interesting things to discuss. They pushed me…
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Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!

6 Tips on How to Get Back to Traveling NOW
7 days ago

6 Tips on How to Get Back to Traveling NOW

It’s either spring or fall in your part of the world, a perfect time to get out there, stretch your legs and your imaginations again. Yes, there are changes in the way we can travel now but with some simple tips it is definitely a go…
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Streaming My Way via Vicarious Travel
4 weeks ago

Streaming My Way via Vicarious Travel

By  •  Travel

Freedom to travel continues to be a much-loved experience that I fear won’t be repeated anytime soon. There are many things I miss about visiting other countries, but the most stimulating for me has been absorbing local culture…
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The Many Possibilities of Exploring Your Own Backyard
1 month ago

The Many Possibilities of Exploring Your Own Backyard

By  •  Travel

As travel guidelines fluctuate, you may be reluctant to plan an international holiday. Yet that doesn’t mean you can’t get away. There’s plenty to explore without crossing a border – you just have to look at things a little differently…
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Skipping Across the Great Lakes on a Skip-Gen Trip
1 month ago

Skipping Across the Great Lakes on a Skip-Gen Trip

By  •  Travel

This past summer I had a marvelous trip to Prince Edward Island, Canada, planned with my 12-year-old granddaughter – which COVID totally torpedoed, of course. As I worked my way through Plans B, C, and D, all the time…
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Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

What the Ideal Reverse Mortgage Candidate Looks Like – Part 1
6 days ago

What the Ideal Reverse Mortgage Candidate Looks Like – Part 1

My grandfather, who passed away years ago, was a man I greatly admired. He was a decorated pilot who flew cargo missions over the Himalayas in World War II. He risked his life serving in the vital supply link that helped the Allies…
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Baking a Better Business After 50: Embrace the Challenge to Rebuild Your Website
1 week ago

Baking a Better Business After 50: Embrace the Challenge to Rebuild Your Website

Are you naturally inquisitive? Do you love to learn? I certainly do. From my perspective, it makes life much more interesting. Health experts are currently telling us that learning something new every day, whatever our age, keeps us healthy…
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Turning Retirement Savings Upside Down
1 week ago

Turning Retirement Savings Upside Down

You have spent years learning about how to “save” for retirement. Save first, spend later. Dollar Cost Averaging. Asset allocation and rebalancing. In the United States, you have put money into your IRA, or your employer…
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Why I Choose to Pay It Forward in the Work World
2 weeks ago

Why I Choose to Pay It Forward in the Work World

I got a call the other day from a friend who’s looking to change careers in midlife. Knowing that I was a fellow traveler, she wanted to set up a time for us to talk so that I could give her some advice. I probably get a call…
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Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!

Is There a Right Time to Declutter After You Have Lost Someone?
22 hours ago

Is There a Right Time to Declutter After You Have Lost Someone?

When we have lost a partner, parent, child, or friend, grief overwhelms us so much that it is hard to make the simplest of decisions. For some, busying ourselves with the practical things that need to happen when a loved one has passed…
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Is Retirement an Outmoded Concept for Boomers?
23 hours ago

Is Retirement an Outmoded Concept for Boomers?

Contrary to what we’re used to, retirement is a recent idea. When people lived an average of 47 years in the 19th century, retirement wasn’t an option. But now we define retirement as “the end of your working life.”
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Multitasking in Your 60s? Consider the Benefits of These 4 Multitasking Scenarios
1 day ago

Multitasking in Your 60s? Consider the Benefits of These 4 Multitasking Scenarios

How many times a day do you catch yourself multitasking? Talking on the phone while watching TV and cooking is not uncommon for many women over 60. But is it efficient? Allegedly, Leonardo da Vinci had been able to write…

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Is YouTube Among Your Favorite Pastimes?
2 days ago

Is YouTube Among Your Favorite Pastimes?

By  •  Lifestyle

YouTube launched in 2005 and has since become the fastest growing social media platform. According to YouTube, they have over 1.8 billion users every month and over 1 billion hours of YouTube videos are watched a day…
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Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

3 Essential Elements of Getting What You Want in Your 60s
4 days ago

3 Essential Elements of Getting What You Want in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

When we reach our 60s, several things happen. Physically, our bodies start to betray us. Mentally, we begin to assess all that we have or haven’t done. Emotionally, depending upon our situation, we may feel vulnerable. Spiritually…
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How a Reverse Bucket List Can Reboot and Reignite Your Life and Your Career
6 days ago

How a Reverse Bucket List Can Reboot and Reignite Your Life and Your Career

By  •  Mindset

One of the most talked about subjects of our time and at this stage of our lives, is how to successfully navigate these uncertain times so we can not only survive, but thrive in life. In Bruce Feiler’s new book, Life Is in the Transitions…
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Why It Is Important to Show Your Gratitude – the Benefits of Grateful Living
7 days ago

Why It Is Important to Show Your Gratitude – the Benefits of Grateful Living

Kristi Nelson is the executive director of a Network for Grateful Living. I was particularly interested in the topic of gratitude because – of all the traits I observe in older adults living a quality life – that one consistently rises to the top…
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Living Well Despite Adversity Depends on These 3 Skills
1 week ago

Living Well Despite Adversity Depends on These 3 Skills

A common belief is that our happiness and wellbeing are in direct proportion to our circumstances. When things are going well, we’re happy. When problems or challenges enter in, we’re miserable…
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