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9 Pro Makeup Artist Tips for Women 50+ That Can Really Make a Difference (Video)
2 days ago

9 Pro Makeup Artist Tips for Women 50+ That Can Really Make a Difference (Video)

I think many of us can identify with the woman in one of my makeup classes for women 50+ who recently blurted out: “You wake up and feel like you’re still 30-something…
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8 Makeup Treasures Mature Women Will Love in 2020
2 days ago

8 Makeup Treasures Mature Women Will Love in 2020

This year, I decided to have a little fun with makeup over the holidays… and, today, I’d love to share what I found with you! Here are 8 makeup treasures you’ll love in 2020.
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How to Tie a Scarf Like a Pro: Older Women Rock the Style
4 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
5 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

Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

Is It Possible for Women Over 50 to Limit the Decline?
6 hours ago

Is It Possible for Women Over 50 to Limit the Decline?

The 50s is the decade when most women will be entering the menopause. Not only can the hot flushes and night sweats kick in but this is also the time for the ‘hidden’ bone loss complications. Bowel cancer risk increases as well as type 2 diabetes. Read More

6 Natural Flu and Cold Remedies, Just in Time for Winter!
7 hours ago

6 Natural Flu and Cold Remedies, Just in Time for Winter!

‘Tis the season for get-togethers, gift exchanges and goodwill.

But it’s also the season for colds and flus.

The best defense is offense. Wash your hands for 20 seconds when touching or near contagious people or shared items. Use the hand wipes provided in grocery stores to wipe the handles of shopping carts. Read More

Dealing with Depression Doesn’t Mean You’re Crazy
1 day ago

Dealing with Depression Doesn’t Mean You’re Crazy

My mother did NOT age well! And one of the areas that created a lot of havoc in her life was her mental health. She became consumed by a total loss of enjoyment in everything around her. Read More

Your Pelvis Sets the Stage (Literally) for a Healthy Upright Spine at Any Age (Simple Exercises!)
2 days 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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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)
2 months 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?
3 days 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
1 week 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
3 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!

Is the 4% Rule Still Valid for Recent Retirees?
7 hours ago

Is the 4% Rule Still Valid for Recent Retirees?

Many of us look forward to spending our retirement years doing all the things we’ve always wanted to do. But how do we know if we’ve saved enough money to make our dream retirement a reality?
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5 Simple Tips for Finding Financial Freedom after 60 from a Former Stockbroker
1 day ago

5 Simple Tips for Finding Financial Freedom after 60 from a Former Stockbroker

I wasn’t old enough to rent a car, but in my early 20s a major brokerage firm recruited me to become a stockbroker. I was excited until I figured out that I’d just committed to a career of telemarketing.
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Your 3 Top Reverse Mortgage Questions Answered
2 days ago

Your 3 Top Reverse Mortgage Questions Answered

Financial independence is among the main concerns of retirees. Many of us worry about outliving our savings and seek options to maintain a steady income stream…
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Using Credit in Retirement… the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
3 days 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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Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!

Lobster or Chicken? How to Spend Your Money in Retirement
6 hours ago

Lobster or Chicken? How to Spend Your Money in Retirement

I saw this as a little blurb in an AARP article: “When you eat out, do you order lobster or chicken?” I stopped cold. I order the chicken, of course. And now I’m annoyed with myself. Read More

5 Ways to Prepare for the Terrifying and Exciting Transition to Retirement
1 day ago

5 Ways to Prepare for the Terrifying and Exciting Transition to Retirement

There’s no advance warning system to predict one’s response to retirement.

You can chat yourself up before the actual day arrives. You can bathe in some fuzzy ‘before-glow’ about the leisurely life you’re about to experience. However, nothing can prepare you for the moment your world shifts from deadlines and demands to dead time and sweat pants. Read More

Retirement 101: Which of the 4 Rs of Retirement Sounds Easiest for a Mature Woman to Embrace?
6 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
1 week 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

Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

You’re Never Too Old to Embrace Change and Start Over!
5 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
5 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
6 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
1 week 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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