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Shoulders are having their day in the fashion world right now. If you’ve been shopping recently, I’m sure you’ve seen many off the shoulder shirts and dresses. Let’s talk about how this trend relates to summer fashion for women over 60.
If you’re looking for the best shampoo for grey hair, our community of 500,000 women over 60 has some great advice. Here are their recommendations.
If you want to put your best face forward, looking after your skin on the outside is just as important as eating well, exercising, and drinking water. We all want to look our best, but effective facial creams can often seem like an unaffordable expense and challenging to keep up.
Mark Twain once said, “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.” My wardrobe has led me to happiness and achievement. However, my early attraction to dressing…
Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!
If you’re like most women trying to lose weight, you probably think you must restrict calories, exercise till you drop, deprive yourself of the food you love, and cut off all social contact…
Summer is in full swing and with it comes the hot weather. The National Weather Service generally initiates alert procedures when the Heat Index is above 105 degrees Fahrenheit for two consecutive days…
Do you realize your balance is declining, but feel lost on where to start improving it? Notice that your mobility isn’t what it used to be, but not sure how to take the first step to make it better? We all get a little lost sometimes…
When my wife and I babysat our two grandchildren this past weekend, we knew we would have fun. But we didn’t know we would be boosting our brain power as well.
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
Have you considered meeting a man in real life versus at an online dating site? When I ask this question to the women I speak with, they often tell me they’re not sure where single men over 50 are hanging out.
Are you looking for a Knight in Shining Armor, but only seem to be able to find the Knave of Hearts? Do you think a man who will take care of you is ancient history? Take heart, even as a modern woman over 60, you don’t have to do it all alone!
A friend of mine in her early 60s was surprised when a man she met for the first time for a coffee date asked if she’d like to get together for dinner the following Saturday.
Have you ever been completely captivated by a man you knew was bad for you? Most women have fallen for a bad boy at some point in their lives. It’s hard to resist a great looking guy who knows exactly how to make you feel amazing and while maturity may bring wisdom, a woman over 60 certainly isn’t immune to this man’s dangerous charms.
Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!
Ellen hunched over the saddle like Quasimodo, hanging on, for dear life, to the saddle horn with one hand and the back of the saddle with the other, as Toni (her horse) trotted rapidly to keep up with the front of the herd…
Are you already a staycation expert? Have you ever thought of becoming a tourist in your own home town? The stay-at-home vacation is becoming increasingly popular and with these immediate benefits, it’s no wonder.
The moon landing in July 1969 was a singular moment in American history. During a very tumultuous decade, rife with unrest and tragedy, the moon landing stands as one of the few positive moments in the late 60s…
As access to our world grows easier, travelers want to experience it all, especially the 60+ baby boomers and beyond. We want to share it with our partners, families, grandchildren, and friends…
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
As people age, happiness is often based on connections with family and friends. Some of us may not have those ready-made ties and perhaps need to look elsewhere to stay active and engaged. Having a job may be the answer. But I often hear seniors say, “I can’t work. I’ll lose my Social Security.”
Did turning 60 impact you like it did me? Despite bracing myself for depression, based on warnings by friends who hit the milestone before I did, somehow, I escaped unscathed…
When I retired at the age of 60, I had no idea what I would do with this new stage of my life. I had not planned to leave work at 60; in my mind I had thought I would continue working on till 65…
Ladies, as we celebrated the freedoms of our nation on July 4, I encourage you to look at how to create financial freedom in your life. Money is a tool to be used creatively and constructively to build families and communities…
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
Welcome to another installment of my “living like a millionaire on a retirement budget” series. No matter what our financial situation, we all have budgets. Living beautifully — or luxuriously can hinge on changing a perception or making an attitude adjustment.
I came across this quote about clearing clutter on – of all places – a medical website, and it struck me as the perfect way to look at the “too much stuff” conundrum I’m still struggling with.
While sorting through my inbox, I came across one email with the subject line “Loving Life with Less.” Given my interest in downsizing, I was very excited to read it. Yes! I thought. That’s exactly the goal.
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
They say that life in retirement is all about “taking is easy.” They say that we are stuck in our ways, resistant to change and a drain on society. They say that we are destined for loneliness and social isolation, disease and despair.
In today’s media obsessed culture, we are constantly bombarded by images of women who have more than us. We are told, either directly or subliminally, that these other people are more beautiful, intelligent, interesting or happier than us.
Exploring our sexuality after 60 is not a joke. Society may laugh at the idea of people over 60 being sexual, but we are. We may not be the same as we were when we were younger, but we still have emotions and desires. After all, we are human.
I was recently diagnosed with severe sleep apnea. The sleep study test found I had lapses of breathing for at least 10 seconds about 35 times an hour. Shocking! Some of you probably have it too…
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