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Makeup and Fashion Beauty after 60 isn’t about anti-aging. It’s about feeling your best. Let’s talk about how makeup for older women, fashion, skin care and hairstyles can help.

3 days ago

Embrace Your Curves! Why Covering Up Isn’t the Answer After 60

Plus-sized women often deal with a barrage of unsolicited advice. Opinions on what to wear, what not to wear, the right colors, the wrong colors, unacceptable styles and cuts, etc. Even when those suggestions come with the best intentions…

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5 days ago

Taking Fashion Inspiration from Icons Over 70

Last month we explored what we can wear after we turn 70. But that begs the question, “Who dresses like me? Where can I find some inspiration?” As with any marginalized group, older women are disproportionately under-represented in the media…

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7 days ago

7 Simple Holiday Hairstyle Tips for Mature Women

Thanksgiving, Christmastime, New Year’s – another holiday season is coming up, and many of us will be either hosting or attending a get-together of some sort. An easy way to get a few compliments…

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2 weeks ago

Fashion to Die for: How to Choose Your Last Outfit or Burial Gown

Have you ever uttered the words, “I wouldn’t be caught dead in that outfit!?” Well, you just might be – literally speaking – if you leave it to your family to decide what you’ll wear when the time comes for you to make your final public appearance…

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Health and Fitness Is healthy aging important to you? Are you interested in losing weight after 60? Let’s explore how fitness and gentle yoga for seniors can help!

19 hours ago

How Are You Managing Your Cholesterol Levels?

Two years ago, after my annual physical, I learned that my cholesterol was elevated. This came as a total surprise to me. I am nothing if not a healthy eater: My breakfast of choice alternates between a steaming bowl of slow-cooked Irish oatmeal…

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2 days ago

How to Break Up Your Sitting Sessions According to Science

Sitting down for long periods is not suitable for your health. On the contrary, it can be downright dangerous. Recent studies have shown that sitting for extended periods can lead to several health problems, including obesity…

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3 days ago

Can Hearing Aids Slow Down Dementia?

Simply put, the brain can benefit greatly by being proactive in taking care of your hearing loss. In fact, studies have shown that by treating your hearing loss, you can slow down the degenerative disease of dementia by up to 75%…

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4 days ago

What Changes Can We Expect in Medicare in 2023?

Medicare annually reviews how well the coverage worked, the costs involved, and the spending. This annual review usually results in adjustments to the costs that are associated. Today we’ll discuss the changes that will occur in 2023 relating to Medicare…

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Dating Finding love after 60 is possible. All you need is honest senior dating advice, information about which senior dating sites work and tips for finding someone special.

3 weeks ago

5 Online Dating Trends for 2023

As we round the corner into 2023, it’s hard to believe 2022 is nearly behind us. I think back to Jan 2022 as a dating coach and the changes I’ve seen in dating patterns in the past 10 months alone. Yes, Covid is still among us – but we have learned…

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4 weeks ago

The Real Secret to Finding Love after 50

Let’s talk about what you believe when it comes to finding the right man to share your heart and life with. I want to start by sharing the experiences of two women. The first is Ellen, a beautiful, fit, smart, approachable, professional woman…

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1 month ago

9 Things I Wish My Married Friends Knew About Being Single Over 60

They say you never know what it’s like to stand in another person’s shoes. This is such a profound and true statement when it comes to the relationship between married and single friends in their 50s, 60s and beyond…

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1 month ago

The Top 5 Best Dating Sites for Seniors

We all seek love and connection. It’s a natural human trait to want to bond and share with others. Are you single and ready to mingle? Are you divorced or widowed and ready to hit the dating arena to give love another try?

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Travel Is senior travel different than travel at other stages in our lives? Where can we find the best senior tours, cruises and travel adventures? Let’s discuss these fascinating topics together!

6 days ago

The Crazy (Often Funny) Truth About Finding a Toilet While Traveling Abroad

Most of us 60-somethings do a lot of research before we grab our bags and head off on a trip abroad. We make sure our passport is up-to-date, that we have the necessary visas, ensure we have proper immunization requirements…

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2 weeks ago

You Can Still Do it! 7 Travel Tips for Older Women Who Aren’t Feeling Their Healthiest

Travel has been an important part of my life. I have lived and traveled in Europe, Asia, and Latin America starting in my 20s until now. Travel makes the world come alive. I love meeting people, making friends, and learning about the different cultures…

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3 weeks ago

Using Your Phone to Make Travel Easier

Whether traveling close to home, or overseas, apps for your cell phone can make your travel experience so much easier. Learning to get the most out of our phones has taken a lot of guess work and worry out of our travels…

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3 weeks ago

8 Ways to Enjoy a Long Layover While Traveling in Your 60s

How many times have you experienced delayed flights/trains when traveling as a mature woman? Did you feel exhausted? Worn out? Would you say you’re ready to give up travel because of that?

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Managing Money Managing your money in retirement is just as important as making it. Money gives us the ability to live a good life and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Let’s explore the world of encore careers, jobs for seniors and small business success.

3 days ago

Over 60 and Looking for a Job? Here’s 10 Tips to Get You Started

Looking for a job in your 60s can be a real challenge. For starters, you may not have expected to be in a position to have to look for work at this age. A six-year increase to the women’s state pension age in less than 10 years is a huge shift…

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6 days ago

3 Ways to Organize Your Financial Records as a Responsible Mature Woman and Have Fun Too!

The last quarter of the year can become quite stressful, especially for those of us over 60. In some parts of the world, October is filled with more outdoor events with family and friends because the weather turns cooler while the sun is still generous…

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7 days ago

Are You Financially Savvy? Here Are 11 Tips Every Older Woman Can Use

In any relationship, there is division of labour – one partner will probably do most of the cooking, the other will probably do most of the car-related stuff, and so on…

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1 week ago

Do You Really Want to Share a Financial Advisor with Your Husband?

In the case of a divorce, it may seem obvious why you don’t want the same financial advisor as your husband, but things get murkier when you’re talking about the assets you and your husband own together as you both age. Here are some reasons…

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Lifestyle Wondering how to make friends as an adult? You’ve come to the right place! Let’s talk about how to find people who share your hobbies, interests and tastes in books and movies.

22 hours ago

8 Ways to Define Your Vision of Success as You Add Yet Another Year Over 60

As we approach the year end, it is a good time to examine, redefine, or re-set your personal vision of success. Or as my teenage grandson says to me, “How’s it going, Gran?” December brings a myriad of deep, personal emotions…

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2 days ago

Keeping on with the Reading Trend

Since reading is a great pastime for women our age – and for anyone, really – here’s another list that I was able to complete and review…

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2 days ago

Developing Mindfulness Through Painting May Lead to a Better Retirement

It was George Bernard Shaw who said “Youth is wasted on the young.” I sometimes remind my young adult sons about this when they are getting uppity. This amusing quote, like all good quotes, has more than a grain of truth to it…

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3 days ago

Are You a Giver or a Receiver?

This is the time of year when we are focused on giving. I put together my holiday gift list over a month ago. It is mostly the same as last year but with a few variations. Of course, my immediate family is always included plus a few “out-laws…

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