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Choosing the Right Lipstick for Older Women (Video)
6 days ago

Choosing the Right Lipstick for Older Women (Video)

In this makeup tips for older women article and video, we discuss simple makeup tips with a special focus on choosing the right lipstick color. In the course of filming our makeup tutorial video series with Ariane Poole, we saw time and time again that makeup colors look different on each of us. So, just for fun, we created this video to show you how the same lipstick looks completely different on our fabulous models.

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9 Best Eyeshadows for Older Skin
7 days ago

9 Best Eyeshadows for Older Skin

Makeup trends and eyeshadow colors go in and out of style. At our age, we have seen many of these trends come and go and sometimes even come back. I went through phases where there were periods that I couldn’t leave…
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Looking for the Best Long Hair Styles for Older Women? This Video is for You! (Video)
2 weeks ago

Looking for the Best Long Hair Styles for Older Women? This Video is for You! (Video)

Making it to your 60s with long hair is something of a victory. After all, there are many times during our lives when we face a lot of pressure to cut our hair. Finding the best long hairstyles for older women can be a challenge for exactly this reason…
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How to Tame Crazy Brows (And Not Get Hurt)
2 weeks ago

How to Tame Crazy Brows (And Not Get Hurt)

In case you missed it, the hefty eyebrow style from the 1980s is back. Just in time for my brows to thin and become disorderly, but that’s how fashion usually works. As a sucker for trend, I saved a Yohji Yamamoto jacket…
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

Health Benefits of Fermented Foods After 50
16 hours ago

Health Benefits of Fermented Foods After 50

Getting older is a privilege that many people want in their own lives. You get to see society advance, your children grow up, and you may even get to accomplish your dreams. Many things we want to do in life have to wait until we’re older…
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Extra Pandemic Pounds? 2 Steps to Shed Them
2 days ago

Extra Pandemic Pounds? 2 Steps to Shed Them

I am all about creating new habits by making small changes, one at a time. If you have been reading my articles for a while, this will not surprise you. We must realize, however, that this effective way of developing new actions works for creating…
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3 Steps to Maintaining Youthful, Beautiful Skin
3 days ago

3 Steps to Maintaining Youthful, Beautiful Skin

Even though we have been covering half of our face for months, it is still important to take care of our skin. Everyone would love to have gorgeous, flawless skin when those masks eventually come off. We’ve suffered maskne…
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Reducing Stress in Your 60s: Capturing a Moment of Rest Through Music
3 days ago

Reducing Stress in Your 60s: Capturing a Moment of Rest Through Music

Have you ever been so tired that a stop light seemed like a blessing? You close your eyes for just a second and take a deep breath, trying to catch a wisp of the tiniest second – or maybe third wind? Years ago, when I was starting a school…
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Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!

Is a Friends-with-Benefits Relationship the Way to Go in Over 60 Dating?
1 week ago

Is a Friends-with-Benefits Relationship the Way to Go in Over 60 Dating?

By  •  Dating

Patrice, a single woman in her 60s, set up a time to talk with me after a relationship had ended. For eight months, she’d been trying to figure out why a man she’d been with for a year and a half had suddenly dumped her for another woman…
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Dating Tips for Mature Women: 7 Signs He’s Bad for You (and 7 He’s Got it Bad for You!)
2 weeks ago

Dating Tips for Mature Women: 7 Signs He’s Bad for You (and 7 He’s Got it Bad for You!)

If a guy really likes you, he wants to be with you. Common sense. But what about in the beginning, before it’s a relationship. How do you know a man is interested then? At our age, it’s not like you’ll see him in fourth period English…               

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Tackling the 4 Unsuccessful Dating Habits That Mature Women Develop
1 month 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
2 months 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

Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!

The Art of Packing for a Day Trip
4 weeks 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
1 month 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
2 months 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
2 months 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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Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

7 Offbeat Jobs That Can Make You a Buck After 60
2 days ago

7 Offbeat Jobs That Can Make You a Buck After 60

2020 is winding down, and all I can say is good riddance! I cannot recall a bleaker year. Like me, your job may have either gone POOF! or you are sitting by your phone waiting for that come-on-back call. I may be over 60, but I still get a thrill…
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Embracing a Career Change as a Second-Act Entrepreneur
4 days ago

Embracing a Career Change as a Second-Act Entrepreneur

These days it is not uncommon to make a career change mid-life. Many people in their 50s – and even into their 60s – are asking themselves, “What do I want to be when I grow up?” The numbers of those 60+ having to continue…
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My Professional Midlife Reinvention: How I Finally Found Fulfillment with a Job I Love
7 days ago

My Professional Midlife Reinvention: How I Finally Found Fulfillment with a Job I Love

I realize that’s not exactly a shocking admission for those out there who find their work to be fulfilling. But I’m well into middle age and have been working for the better part of three decades. And it’s only in the past few years, since I started…
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5 IRA Strategies and Mistakes You Need to Know
1 week ago

5 IRA Strategies and Mistakes You Need to Know

IRAs, or individual retirement accounts, are tax-deferred investment accounts. You can either fund them directly, assuming you otherwise qualify, or use them to rollover 401k/403b funds. For this reason, these accounts…
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Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!

5 Reasons Why Your Phone Is the Best Choice of Camera for Your Outings and Vacations
3 days ago

5 Reasons Why Your Phone Is the Best Choice of Camera for Your Outings and Vacations

By  •  Lifestyle

Many of us believe that because we’re going on an outing or holiday, we should take a ‘real’ camera. Yet, that’s mostly a pre-smartphone mindset that deserves challenging. Sure, if you’re an avid photographer with expensive equipment…
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What Are the Best New Grandma Gifts? You May Be Surprised!
3 days ago

What Are the Best New Grandma Gifts? You May Be Surprised!

By  •  Lifestyle

As a new grandmother (for the second time), I have had the opportunity to think about some of the things that were missing in my “Baba Bag” or “Grandmother Survival Kit!” Of course, I was happy to receive helpful books…
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4 Memoirs to Wrap Up for Others – or Yourself
5 days ago

4 Memoirs to Wrap Up for Others – or Yourself

By  •  Lifestyle

This year has been a learning experience for all of us. During this season of thanking and giving and taking time to reflect on the wild ride of 2020, I bring you four of my favorite non-fiction books. All are memoirs revolving…
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The Psychology of Retirement Is Built on These 5 Principles
7 days ago

The Psychology of Retirement Is Built on These 5 Principles

The stress of working day after day, year after year takes its toll on the mind and body. Retirement is the promise of an end to the rat race. The feeling of relief from being dependent on a job to live the lifestyle you want to live…
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Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

Old Age Is Not Another Country
13 hours ago

Old Age Is Not Another Country

By  •  Mindset

When I was young – pick any age up to 55 or so – I definitely thought that the future was a foreign country. It would be strange to me, and it would be difficult to cope with. And they would definitely “do things differently” there…
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Life Begins When We Learn the Meaning of Gratitude
13 hours ago

Life Begins When We Learn the Meaning of Gratitude

By  •  Mindset

We’ve all heard it many times and many different ways during our lives. Count your blessings, give thanks, feel lucky for what you have, think of people who don’t have as much. We understand the words, but seldom do we stop to think…
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Why We Need More Women in Politics and Advertising
2 days ago

Why We Need More Women in Politics and Advertising

By  •  Mindset

Recently, I was talking to friends in the League of Women Voters about the place of women in elected office. The League accepts men as well, but we just happened to be contemplating why women (young or older) are still not…
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You Won’t Believe How Some People Describe the Aging Process!
2 days ago

You Won’t Believe How Some People Describe the Aging Process!

I attended a conference by The Atlantic called “The New Old Age.” It included a host of speakers in the Baby Boomer and beyond market, including 95-year-old Norman Lear. One of the topics that were discussed was how…
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