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How to Tie a Scarf Like a Pro: Older Women Rock the Style
2 days ago

How to Tie a Scarf Like a Pro: Older Women Rock the Style

For anyone, really, but particularly for those of us over 60, wearing a beautiful scarf is a fabulous and very effective way to brighten up, freshen up, and liven up any outfit. It can also complete a look. Read More

What Your Clothing Colors Say About Your Personality
3 days ago

What Your Clothing Colors Say About Your Personality

Fashion is about self-expression. You choose outfits that appeal to you. You desire that your clothes say something significant to the world around you. Read More

5 Secret Tips: How Budget Conscious Women Over 50 Can Effortlessly Upscale Their Wardrobe
5 days ago

5 Secret Tips: How Budget Conscious Women Over 50 Can Effortlessly Upscale Their Wardrobe

Every woman has had that moment where she’s looked in her wardrobe and felt she has nothing to wear! When this happens, the first instinct might be to grab the credit card and go shopping, but with a few genius tips and tricks, you can practically have a new wardrobe without spending a cent! If you want to see your clothes with fresh eyes, you’ll definitely enjoy today’s interview with Jodie Filogomo! Read More

How to Make-Up Hooded Lids: The Senior Woman’s Guide to a Stunning Eye (Video)
6 days ago

How to Make-Up Hooded Lids: The Senior Woman’s Guide to a Stunning Eye (Video)

As a professional makeup artist, the question of how to make-up hooded lids and create a stunning eye is a frequent and enthusiastic query…
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

Your Pelvis Sets the Stage (Literally) for a Healthy Upright Spine at Any Age (Simple Exercises!)
12 hours ago

Your Pelvis Sets the Stage (Literally) for a Healthy Upright Spine at Any Age (Simple Exercises!)

It’s rare to find people in our society, especially past a certain age, who sit or stand with a fully-elongated, upright spine. In fact, chronic rounding of the spine…
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10 Tricks to Squeeze Exercise into Your Day in Your 60s
3 days ago

10 Tricks to Squeeze Exercise into Your Day in Your 60s

Would you rather read a book than take a walk? Do you prefer cooking to working out? Well, you’re not alone. Read More

18 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Eat Healthy and Avoid Dieting After 60
4 days ago

18 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Eat Healthy and Avoid Dieting After 60

When actress Meryl Streep was recently asked to share her most important message for women, she kept it very simple: “Stop worrying about your weight.” Read More

Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis
5 days ago

Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis

We all know regular exercise is beneficial: mentally, physically and emotionally. We also know it can be hard to motivate ourselves sometimes, especially if we are dealing with the pain of osteoarthritis. Read More

Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!

Mature Dating Tips: 5 First Date Questions… and 5 Topics to Avoid!
3 weeks ago

Mature Dating Tips: 5 First Date Questions… and 5 Topics to Avoid!

By  •  Dating

I believe that first dates are meant to be light and airy as you spend time getting to know someone. Most women in their 50s and 60s don’t realize they have choices they didn’t have in their 20s as to how a man can fit in their life…
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What I’ve Learned from the Men in My Life That Women Often Miss (Even After 50)
1 month ago

What I’ve Learned from the Men in My Life That Women Often Miss (Even After 50)

The reality of stepping out there after a long hiatus – whether you’re divorced or widowed – is anxiety-producing. But what I’ve learned about myself and about men couldn’t have been experienced otherwise…
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The 4 Magic Words Men Over 60 Need to Hear
2 months ago

The 4 Magic Words Men Over 60 Need to Hear

By  •  Dating

If you were brought up in the 60’s and 70’s, chances are you were trained to be a strong, independent woman. It’s likely you were taught you didn’t need a man in your life. You thought that anything a man could do…
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Dating Over 50: How to Cope If You Have Been Dumped, Ghosted or Love-Bombed
3 months ago

Dating Over 50: How to Cope If You Have Been Dumped, Ghosted or Love-Bombed

By  •  Dating

Dating at any age can be challenging. Here are some ways you can deal with the most common things that can happen in language that might be new to you! Read More

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

Traveling in Dodgy Times: What Can You Do to Stay Safe?
13 hours ago

Traveling in Dodgy Times: What Can You Do to Stay Safe?

By  •  Travel

If you are anything like me, you must be wondering (if you’ll pardon the old adage) whether the world is going to hell in a handbasket. Truth be told, there really isn’t anything new under the sun…
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44 Women’s Only Travel Adventures that Are Perfect for Over 60s
6 days ago

44 Women’s Only Travel Adventures that Are Perfect for Over 60s

By  •  Travel

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage in the United States of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed the right of women to vote. This was a significant milestone that continues to inspire and empower women around the world…
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Revive a Weary Spirit with a Day Trip in Any Season
2 weeks ago

Revive a Weary Spirit with a Day Trip in Any Season

Are you winter-weary and in need of a revival for your spirit and your soul? Or maybe you have a mild case of the letdown we sometimes experience after Christmas? So much activity, socializing, and busyness in the month of December…
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6 Amazing Types of Women I Met On My Viking Star Mediterranean Cruise
2 weeks ago

6 Amazing Types of Women I Met On My Viking Star Mediterranean Cruise

I recently had the amazing opportunity to travel with Viking Cruises on a Mediterranean adventure. It was called Journey to Antiquities! It explored the ancient civilizations of the western world, visiting Italy, Sicily, Greece and Turkey. Here was our itinerary!
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Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

Using Credit in Retirement… the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
13 hours ago

Using Credit in Retirement… the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

In retirement, you’re likely to miss certain aspects of your working life that you’re no longer able to do as much. One of them is using credit. You might be wondering…
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Will Your Money Last Until Age 100? You’d Better Hope So!
2 days ago

Will Your Money Last Until Age 100? You’d Better Hope So!

Most people don’t believe they’ll live to be a hundred, and it shows in the way they build their financial plans, if they have one at all. The projected age that people start thinking about retirement is 60 or 65…
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Work Smart or Work Hard? What Defines Your Business Plan This New Year?
2 days ago

Work Smart or Work Hard? What Defines Your Business Plan This New Year?

I woke up on January 2nd this year in a complete state of panic. I’d slept poorly – having a version of my standard “getting lost” dream. (This time, I was on a bus you couldn’t disembark…)
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Want to Add to Your Retirement Income by Renting a Property? Read These 5 Tips First!
4 days ago

Want to Add to Your Retirement Income by Renting a Property? Read These 5 Tips First!

No one wants to work forever. But leaving a job that provides a steady paycheck can be scary. However, if you have money arriving every month from multiple sources, retirement can seem a little less nerve-wracking. Read More

Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!

Retirement 101: Which of the 4 Rs of Retirement Sounds Easiest for a Mature Woman to Embrace?
4 days ago

Retirement 101: Which of the 4 Rs of Retirement Sounds Easiest for a Mature Woman to Embrace?

Retirement takes a lot of us by surprise. After traveling a couple of years down the path of my own retirement – and having many conversations with other women – I’m more convinced than ever that retirement holds a lot of unknowns…
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Reinventing How Women Over 60 Live in Retirement
5 days ago

Reinventing How Women Over 60 Live in Retirement

We urgently need to reinvent how women live in retirement. Here’s how we might do it.

There’s a lifestyle shift in progress as single women are searching for new ways to live in community as they navigate their 60s and beyond. Read More

Building an Aging Alone Plan – Solving the Solo Epidemic
5 days ago

Building an Aging Alone Plan – Solving the Solo Epidemic

By  •  Lifestyle

Living alone is a luxury for single people. In my case, I relish having total privacy. It’s because I grew up sharing a bedroom with a sibling. Then, I left home for college and moved into a dorm, only to share another small room. Read More

What Is Your Clutter Legacy? And Why That Matters
6 days ago

What Is Your Clutter Legacy? And Why That Matters

By  •  Lifestyle

Our friend Coral is a sailing fanatic. A few months ago, the yacht she was on encountered stormy weather. The boat tipped at alarming angles as wave upon wave crashed over them…
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Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

You’re Never Too Old to Embrace Change and Start Over!
3 days ago

You’re Never Too Old to Embrace Change and Start Over!

By  •  Mindset

Do you feel like you keep starting over with the same goals? About this time every winter I realize that I have already given up on many of the things that I wanted to change about myself in the new year. About two weeks in! Can you believe it? Read More

The Power of Nostalgia and How It Can Enrich Our Lives After 60
3 days ago

The Power of Nostalgia and How It Can Enrich Our Lives After 60

By  •  Mindset

When winter rolls around, it usually triggers a wistful feeling, a sense of completion and a sense of loss. Read More

Are You a Victim of Your Thoughts? Meditation Can Help
4 days ago

Are You a Victim of Your Thoughts? Meditation Can Help

Have you ever been a victim of your own thoughts?

If you are not sure, just think about the one or two or 50 nights when you were plagued by thoughts and constant thinking and you couldn’t shut down your mind and get to sleep. Or, you woke up in the middle of the night and you couldn’t go back to sleep. Read More

3 Pointers on How to Cope with Planning for a Good Death
5 days ago

3 Pointers on How to Cope with Planning for a Good Death

This is a photo I took of my parents’ joint funeral.

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Unbelievably, they both died in the same week, in their sleep, aged 86 and 84. My dad had had a stroke a year previously and hadn’t been doing too well, so it wasn’t entirely unexpected when I got a phone call one morning saying he hadn’t woken up. Read More

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