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I had a date. He was very dishy, foreign, and tall, all the things I like. Plus, he was my first official date after my divorce. I felt nervous about everything women get nervous about on first dates: that I was too thin and flat chested…
Eating healthy, staying active, and sleeping well are all things that we can do to keep the effects of aging from creeping up on us too fast. We should embrace our aging bodies, of course, but there are a few extra things that we can do…
Secondhand shopping is having its moment right now since it’s environmentally friendly and good for the earth. So, let’s explore some of the myths and tricks to make it a successful venture. If you still don’t think this kind of shopping…
Have you fallen into a style rut, of late? Do you no longer feel confident about how you look or how you present yourself to the world?
Let’s change that right now. Here are six tips for embracing your gorgeous after-60 styles – updating as needed – and, most importantly, reclaiming your confidence as a visible, vibrant woman after 60.
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As I move through my 60s – somewhat bemused by my imminent ageing – I notice that my sleep patterns are changing.
Are you concerned about how to exercise if you have poor balance or cannot get up and down from the floor easily? This article offers some exercise solutions for you! To prevent muscle atrophy as we age, it is important…
If you’ve been searching for a quick, easy and affordable way to boost your energy, lose some weight and just feel generally healthier, you’re not alone.
If you’d like to see upfront-and-personal the face of the fastest-growing group of people at risk for opioid addiction and abuse, look in your bathroom mirror. While it may be comforting to believe that drug addiction affects mostly people who are “not like us,” the truth is a little different.
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
A long time ago, marriages commonly occurred when two people grew up together in a small town and got to know each other over time.
Do you see yourself with a toy-boy, or maybe you prefer a father figure image? What is the truth about age difference in relationships? Does it really matter, and how could it affect you? Let’s explore the issues.
In over 20 years as a matchmaker…
The old “Would you like to go out for dinner?” isn’t appropriate these days, but don’t give up. Especially if you talked or “met” on a dating site before Covid but didn’t have a chance to get together. The important thing is, he’s nice…
The past few months have been hard on everyone but especially when you’re single. Being in self-isolation meant dealing with every issue that came up on your own whether it was financial…
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If you love to travel, it’s quite likely that you have had plans affected by the pandemic. If you’d been dreaming of a particular trip, you’re probably kicking yourself for waiting. Yet as restrictions start to relax, it’s hard to balance the desire to travel…
How does the idea of a road trip or a vacation sound to you right now? Pretty good, I would venture to guess. In every vacation, we take two pleasure trips. One is the trip itself. The other is the anticipation of the experience – the planning…
How have you managed with food shopping and cooking during lockdown? Have you resorted to churning out the same old comfort food, or have you been slightly more adventurous? Many like the idea of emerging from lockdown…
Though travel is invigorating and inspiring, sometimes we can’t travel as much as we’d like. No fear, we can still enjoy the flavors of other cultures from home through baking. For me baking is invigorating as it involves more than…
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The SECURE Act was a big deal when it was passed in December of 2019. However, just a few short months later Covid-19 hit and the CARES Act was passed. Most people never had a chance to incorporate the SECURE Act into their retirement…
Let’s talk about your name. You may love your name, or think it’s just okay, or wish you had a different name, and these days, you can legally change your name if you want. But that’s not really the name that we need to make sure…
Human beings are naturally hard-wired to favor encounters and exchanges with like-minded people.
This website is proof positive of that inclination and it makes sense. Who else but another 60-something might grasp all (or most) of life’s intricacies than someone walking the very same journey?
For years I thought I had my finances and investments figured out. I had a financial advisor and felt well taken care of. I was grateful to have this smart man advise me and manage my investments for my retirement.
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I’ve been a runner for more than 40 years – ever since taking a jogging class as part of a gym requirement in college. It’s a real passion of mine. For a long time, I ran races and participated in marathons. More recently, I built up to long runs in the spring and summer.
The unique bond between human and animal can be incredibly strong, and while we take care of our pets, they often take care of us too! Pets are comfort us when we’re sad, keep us company when we’re lonely, and love us unconditionally…
As the winter of 2020 turned to spring, the death toll from Covid-19 seemed insurmountable. For funeral directors, it was the darkest and most challenging time we’ve ever faced. In an industry built on personal contact and…
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
After I had lost a 42-year-old husband, a 50-year-old ex-husband and a 75-year-old live-in partner, my family and friends jokingly called me, “The Black Widow.”
I don’t know about you, but one of the hardest things about aging is my lack of energy.
At the end of the day, I wonder where the time has gone. I’m too tired to keep going, but I’ve done so little. There’s much more I planned on, yet I really don’t have the energy to keep going.
As part of my Caregiver Smile Summit, I have had the pleasure of interviewing more than 50 experts in the health, aging and caregiving fields. Dr. Maria Zayas, a practicing psychologist and a faculty member of the Psychology Department at Brenau University, is one of those experts. Together we explored the topic of conscious aging.
Sometimes it’s hard to venture out when you’ve been isolated from the world for whatever reason. Have fears of Covid contamination made you feel like a kid coming out from under the covers yet? My husband could fix anything…
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