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How to Improve Thinning or Graying Hair: 10 Practical Tips for Women Over 60
16 hours ago

How to Improve Thinning or Graying Hair: 10 Practical Tips for Women Over 60

Have you noticed your hair is thinner than 30 years ago? If so, you’re not alone. By middle age, most people’s hair becomes finer as the diameter of individual hair follicles, and the hair they produce, decreases. The good news is that several diet…
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Period Dramas Inspire a Unique Look when it Comes to Style After 60
18 hours ago

Period Dramas Inspire a Unique Look when it Comes to Style After 60

If you’re like me, you never tire of TV series and movies set in the 1920s. Even though Downton Abbey has ended, we who have the DVDs or Netflix get to watch our favorite episodes again and again. And if you’re like me…
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Top 2020 Makeup Finds for Women 50+
2 days ago

Top 2020 Makeup Finds for Women 50+

As a professional working makeup artist who specializes in helping those of us over 50, one of the ways I hope I can help you is to test both high end and drugstore makeup to see how these products perform on mature skin…
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3 Feel-Good Reasons to Switch to Natural Fiber Clothing
6 days ago

3 Feel-Good Reasons to Switch to Natural Fiber Clothing

The natural fiber clothing movement is a huge hit in the fashion industry these days. Everyone knows that turning to organics is highly beneficial, especially in terms of foods we eat and cosmetic products we put on our skin…
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

5 Reasons Nordic Pole Walking is Amazing for Older Women
3 days ago

5 Reasons Nordic Pole Walking is Amazing for Older Women

Nordic pole walking originated in Finland in the early 20th century as a summer training exercise for cross country skiers. With the proper technique and equipment – just two poles and good walking shoes – there’s an astonishing list…
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Begin a Lasting Commitment to Brain Health
4 days ago

Begin a Lasting Commitment to Brain Health

I think we’re all reeling a bit from 2020 and grateful to turn the page on a new year. I’ve been thinking about New Year’s resolutions and know from experience that it’s one thing to intend to do something and quite another to actually commit…
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Want to Feel More Confident Walking? Start with Arm Swings (VIDEO)
5 days ago

Want to Feel More Confident Walking? Start with Arm Swings (VIDEO)

Do you sometimes feel unsteady on your feet? Have you noticed that you walk more slowly and cautiously? Would you like to feel more confident when you’re out walking? If you’re starting to notice your balance when you walk…
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What’s All the Hullabaloo about Mindfulness Meditation?
5 days ago

What’s All the Hullabaloo about Mindfulness Meditation?

I sit on my living room floor, in front of the fire, after my morning tea. This is my time; time to slow my breath, relax my body and just be present. This is my way of soothing my mind and releasing the tension in my body. Nothing fancy…
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Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!

The 4 Magic Words Men Over 60 Need to Hear
7 days ago

The 4 Magic Words Men Over 60 Need to Hear

By  •  Dating

If you were brought up in the 60s and 70s, chances are you were trained to be a strong, independent woman. It’s likely you were taught that you didn’t need a man in your life. You thought that anything a man could do, you could…
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Are You a Sapiosexual Sexagenarian?
1 week ago

Are You a Sapiosexual Sexagenarian?

By  •  Dating

Have you ever heard the saying, “The brain is the sexiest organ in the body”? For as long as I can remember, I’ve been physically attracted to intelligent, well-spoken men. Don’t get me wrong. I enjoy looking at a silver fox…
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9 Questions to Ask a Prospective Online Dating Expert
2 weeks ago

9 Questions to Ask a Prospective Online Dating Expert

By  •  Dating

As you navigate the tribulations (and trials) of online dating, I want to make it as easy and fun for you as possible! Many people who visit dating sites don’t know much about online dating. Others have been browsing for a while…
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Looking for Love in 2021? 5 Tips for Successful Online Dating
3 weeks ago

Looking for Love in 2021? 5 Tips for Successful Online Dating

By  •  Dating

Trying out online dating for the first time or frustrated by the experience? Or heard the hype about January 3 – Dating Sunday/Singles’ Sunday? Below are five online dating tips I gathered in my 20+ years of experience as a matchmaker…
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Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!

5 Bucket List Travel Destinations for 2021
2 weeks ago

5 Bucket List Travel Destinations for 2021

By  •  Travel

As we leave 2020 behind, there are many reasons to be optimistic and, dare I say it, start thinking about travel. If 2020 has taught us one thing, it must be that time is precious. If you love to travel, you’ll be keen to make up…
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How to Virtually Experience the World During a Pandemic
1 month ago

How to Virtually Experience the World During a Pandemic

By  •  Travel

It looks like we might have a long winter with the pandemic, even with the vaccines beginning to roll out. As we continue to bunker down and stay safer at home, it can get harder to entertain ourselves. Though it’s not the real thing…
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The Art of Packing for a Day Trip
3 months ago

The Art of Packing for a Day Trip

In our current climate with travel restrictions in place around the world, day trips outside of our hometown are a way to feel that we are taking some well-deserved R & R. We normally pack everything in a carry-on for our…
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6 Tips on How to Get Back to Traveling NOW
3 months 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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Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

It Happens to All of Us, But Most of Us Don’t Plan for It
3 days ago

It Happens to All of Us, But Most of Us Don’t Plan for It

What are the odds of getting hit by a bus? 1 in 495,000. Not happening to me, right? But what are the odds that you’re going to die someday? Exactly. I always say this topic is about WHEN not IF something happens and you are no longer…
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9 Fun Part-Time Jobs for Retirees that Anyone Can Do
5 days ago

9 Fun Part-Time Jobs for Retirees that Anyone Can Do

Women over 60 are no strangers to hard work. Most of us have worked all our lives, whether it’s at a full-time job or caring for children or for aging parents. But as we approach retirement age, many older women are starting to think about…
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7 Considerations When Getting a Divorce Later in Life?
1 week ago

7 Considerations When Getting a Divorce Later in Life?

Susan and David, in their 60s, had a tumultuous marriage that lasted for 40 years. They faced more than their share of challenges. Building a new business in a new country when they arrived in the US as newlyweds was one of them. While the business…
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How to Market Your Hobby Turned Business After 60
2 weeks ago

How to Market Your Hobby Turned Business After 60

Now that you have decided to start your little business selling your products, it is time to address how you are going to set up your marketing plan. Up till now, you have been doing your hobby for fun and perhaps selling a few items…
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Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!

Morning Mindfulness Ritual – Do You Have One?
15 hours ago

Morning Mindfulness Ritual – Do You Have One?

I was listening to a podcast where the participants discussed lifestyle medicine in the 3rd age, and how what we do in our daily routine can either inhibit or enrich our life and health. This had a profound effect on me…
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Lost Childhood? It’s Never Too Late for a Do-Over!
17 hours ago

Lost Childhood? It’s Never Too Late for a Do-Over!

You’ve heard it said that youth is wasted on the young. It’s true! But some of us had no childhood to waste. We were subject to forces beyond our control and became old before our time. Because of my mother’s sudden critical…
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7 Fiction Books to Curl Up With This Winter
2 days ago

7 Fiction Books to Curl Up With This Winter

By  •  Lifestyle

Life is too short to read books we don’t love! I used to feel committed. If I started a book, either because of loyalty to the author or the good money I paid for it, I slogged through until the end. Nowadays, I only give a book three chapters…
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5 Useful Tips for Growing Fresh Herbs on Your Windowsill
2 days ago

5 Useful Tips for Growing Fresh Herbs on Your Windowsill

Add some homegrown flavor to your winter meals. Grow a few of your favorite herbs on a sunny windowsill or under artificial lights. Start with a few of the herbs you commonly include in your favorite recipes and those that are easy to grow…
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Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

Over 60? Here’s How to Deal with the Feeling that Time is Running Out
3 days ago

Over 60? Here’s How to Deal with the Feeling that Time is Running Out

By  •  Mindset

A ticking clock in your home can affect you in ways you may not realize.

One of the primary effects of living with a ticking clock is that you are likely to feel that time is limited or running out for you. This is because the constant background ticking noise provides a continual reminder that time is passing. Your conscious mind soon learns to tune it out but your subconscious continues to hear every tick.
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Exploring the Places That Live in our Memories
7 days ago

Exploring the Places That Live in our Memories

Sometimes there are things that we don’t even notice are gone. And other times, we see the translucent outline of what once was, because of the history it embodies, because of the story it keeps alive in us. The past informs who we are…
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What is This Funny Thing Called “Old?”
7 days ago

What is This Funny Thing Called “Old?”

By  •  Mindset

We use the word old to describe millions of people, things and events every day. Old friend, old pal, old man, old woman, old boy, old fool, old chap, old love, old tree, old book, old chair, old-fashioned, older than dirt!
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The Practice of Grace and Gratitude in 2021
1 week ago

The Practice of Grace and Gratitude in 2021

The tough times keep getting tougher, rougher, and more challenging. This past year, all our best intentions have been applied, discarded, salvaged, and rebirthed in a somewhat muted, less enthusiastic form. We survived 2020…
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