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Best Walking Shoes for Senior Women
2 days ago

Best Walking Shoes for Senior Women

Walking is a great form of exercise that we can do at any age. It’s well known that the benefits of regular physical activity, like walking, can help with weight management and strengthen muscles. According to Harvard Medical School…
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It’s Time to Dress Fearlessly and Throw Out the Plus Size Style Rule Book
4 days ago

It’s Time to Dress Fearlessly and Throw Out the Plus Size Style Rule Book

Remember the last time you put on your favorite outfit and loved it? But then you had a nagging doubt… “Can I really get away with this at my age? Am I just too big to make this work?” If you let this type of fear take over, it will dictate your…
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How to Make Your Own Essential Oil Blend for Mature Skin (Recipe)
7 days ago

How to Make Your Own Essential Oil Blend for Mature Skin (Recipe)

With all the wonderful natural facial serums on the market today, it can be a little overwhelming choosing the correct formula with safe, non-toxic ingredients, all at a reasonable price. The good news is that it’s easy and fun to make a quality product…
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10 Pro Makeup Artist Tips to Save Money and Help Us Look Flawless (VIDEO)
1 week ago

10 Pro Makeup Artist Tips to Save Money and Help Us Look Flawless (VIDEO)

If you’d like to save time and money, prevent frustration, and help your makeup look even more flawless, here are some tips that can help you accomplish one (or more!) of these objectives. You know how you can still see product in a tube…
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

How to Eliminate Stress and Decrease Weight Gain After 60
13 hours ago

How to Eliminate Stress and Decrease Weight Gain After 60

Previously, I discussed the effects of estrogen on your body, including subsequent weight gain. The hormone I will be discussing in this article is cortisol, also known as the stress hormone. It is a sad fact of modern day life…
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What Are Your Gluteal Muscles and Why Are They Important for a Strong Body?
1 day ago

What Are Your Gluteal Muscles and Why Are They Important for a Strong Body?

As well as causing muscle wastage, sitting for extended periods of time can be a huge drain on your overall health and wellbeing. Type 2 diabetes, bone wastage, and mental health issues are amongst some of the other side effects…
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Is Your Bath Water Unhealthy? Tips for Neutralizing Toxins in Your Tub
3 days ago

Is Your Bath Water Unhealthy? Tips for Neutralizing Toxins in Your Tub

When you’ve had a mentally stressful day, a warm bath is a fabulous way to unwind. Some days you may have pushed your body a bit too much overdoing it in the yard, trying to keep up with the grandkids at the park, or engaging…
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6 Secrets of Older Women Who Maintain a Healthy Weight
5 days ago

6 Secrets of Older Women Who Maintain a Healthy Weight

Even though diet books continue to reign as best sellers in the publishing industry, they really have nothing to do with staying slim. They are quick fix remedies that work if you strictly adhere to them, but doing so means you will be following someone…
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Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!

Senior Dating Puzzle: Should Women Share the Expense of a First Date as a Way of Showing Equality with Men?
3 days ago

Senior Dating Puzzle: Should Women Share the Expense of a First Date as a Way of Showing Equality with Men?

By  •  Dating

Some time ago, there was an article in The Wall Street Journal challenging the longstanding belief that men should pay for women on the first date. In my role as therapist, I sit with men of all ages who wish to be generous. Many of them…
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Is He Real or Not: 2 Clues to Look for in Online Dating Profiles
5 days ago

Is He Real or Not: 2 Clues to Look for in Online Dating Profiles

By  •  Dating

Some women believe there are no good men online. I strongly disagree. Every day, I see my clients attracting good men into their lives even safely during Covid. Part of the reason is they have the tools for quickly being able to discern…
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4 Things I Learned About Relationships from My Characters
7 days ago

4 Things I Learned About Relationships from My Characters

When I started guest blogging for Sixty and Me, I had no clue two of my main characters would beg to join me. But Sunny Chanel (Middle Ageish) and Dana Narvana (Eat Your Heart Out) insisted. Besides, I have a secret…
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Strong Independent Women Can and Do Find Love
2 weeks ago

Strong Independent Women Can and Do Find Love

By  •  Dating

I was single for 10 years after my divorce. During that time, I engaged in a lot of online dating. Many dates were what I called “one and done.” It wasn’t that I couldn’t relate to the male ego as a strong independent woman who made a very nice…
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Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!

Will Your Next Holiday Be a Spiritual Vacation?
2 days ago

Will Your Next Holiday Be a Spiritual Vacation?

By  •  Travel

Humans have made pilgrimages and traveled in search of favor, fortune, luck, the gods, holy men, and so much more. In fact, these journeys could be classed as the earliest forms of tourism. Maybe it’s the need to reconnect…
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Has Your Staycation Getaway Changed Much Since Covid?
5 days ago

Has Your Staycation Getaway Changed Much Since Covid?

The world has certainly changed since Covid first appeared back in 2020. As we all know, international travel has been off the agenda, and domestic staycations have been on the increase. Have you been able to take a staycation in your home…
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Why Backpacking Is the Perfect Way to Let Go of Time, Worries and Other People’s Needs
4 weeks ago

Why Backpacking Is the Perfect Way to Let Go of Time, Worries and Other People’s Needs

By  •  Travel

Have you ever had the urge to enter the wilderness with a backpack, but dismissed it as an impossibly silly dream, because you felt too old and out of shape? I am here to tell you that you can do it! You don’t need to be young, thin, athletic or tough…
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Goal Setting Through Vicarious Travel and Exercise
1 month ago

Goal Setting Through Vicarious Travel and Exercise

By  •  Travel

I feel we are on the cusp of gaining some freedom to travel again. Until that becomes a sure thing, I’d like to share with you some virtual activities that can benefit our wellbeing and substitute for our love of travel. I have continually searched…
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Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

3 Things You Need to Understand About President Biden’s Tax Plan
11 hours ago

3 Things You Need to Understand About President Biden’s Tax Plan

President Biden has yet to make his tax bill a top priority, but with Americans likely to reach herd immunity by the end of summer 2021, people’s attention will quickly return to addressing income and wealth inequality…
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9 Tricks to Help You Manage Your Finances for the First Time After 60
4 days ago

9 Tricks to Help You Manage Your Finances for the First Time After 60

The days of one spouse taking charge of the family finances are long gone, right? I wish that was the case. Over the years, I’ve edited a number of books aimed at helping women master the basics of personal finance and investing…
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4 Things I Learned About the Word Widow
2 weeks ago

4 Things I Learned About the Word Widow

I wish we had a different word to use here in the United States for our “status” after we lose a spouse other than the word “widow.” It’s the only box you can check on forms you need to fill out afterwards at the bank, doctor’s office, dentist…
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5 Tips for Professional Reinvention After 60
2 weeks ago

5 Tips for Professional Reinvention After 60

What’s lovely about dipping in and out of the job market is that you always learn something new each time. In my current process of professional reinvention, I’ve picked up some new tips that have really served me well…
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Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!

Are Your Mementos Manageable?
10 hours ago

Are Your Mementos Manageable?

Imagine the scene – your birthday comes round, and you are so happy to have had lots of lovely cards sent to you. They sit on your mantelpiece, you truly enjoy looking at them, and then a couple of weeks down the line, it’s time to take them down…
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New Technology Can Be Our Friend – If Used Wisely
4 days ago

New Technology Can Be Our Friend – If Used Wisely

I confess, I sometimes resist new technology. Like the Alexa app. I’ve insisted that I can get up and turn on my own lights. I remember first learning that personal computers could be used for shopping. “Why would I need one of those?”
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How Knitting Has Become a Big Part of My Life in My 60s
4 days ago

How Knitting Has Become a Big Part of My Life in My 60s

I can remember learning to knit as a small child and being delighted when I produced a hideous scarf, full of holes and dropped stitches and strangely wider at one end than the other. My real passion for knitting began when I was about 14…
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Preparing Your Backyard for Spring Planting
5 days ago

Preparing Your Backyard for Spring Planting

Having the right plants makes gardening much easier. Still, they can’t do all the work for you. Every garden requires a lot of preparation and maintenance. And pretty soon, you will be caught up in a frenzy of seed sowing, nurturing…
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Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

What I Learned While Looking for Dolphins
1 day ago

What I Learned While Looking for Dolphins

By  •  Mindset

Several years ago, when I was living in Florida, I rented a beautiful condo on the river. The lanai overlooked the water, where I could see boats, kayaks, and all sorts of wildlife. My neighbors told me to watch for the dolphins that come around…
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An Ode to Women Over 60: Lean Into the Equality You Deserve
2 days ago

An Ode to Women Over 60: Lean Into the Equality You Deserve

Women are amazing creations! We have been mythologized, idealized, idolized, lionized, patronized, held up as paragons of virtues, and painted as fallen angels. That’s why I love being a woman and adore feeling the feminine…
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Losing Energy as We Get Older, the Woe of the Active Person
2 days ago

Losing Energy as We Get Older, the Woe of the Active Person

By  •  Mindset

It is a common practice to see the world in a binary fashion. For instance, no matter the factor of division, there usually seem to be two types of people. Extroverts and introverts. Meat eaters and vegetarians…
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Your Headline: “Victim/Martyr” or “Happy Person”?
3 days ago

Your Headline: “Victim/Martyr” or “Happy Person”?

By  •  Mindset

What headline will you write for yourself today? In other words, how will you characterize your experience of this day? As an interesting one: uplifting, satisfying, productive? Or as a depressing one: unhappy, woeful, disappointing…
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