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There is a lot of information in books, magazines, blogs, online and on TV, on how to look more youthful and improve your sense of style. I have noticed that overall, they seem to cut off at 50.
Our eyes are the windows to our souls. They are also one of the first things that people notice about us. As a result, there are millions of makeup products designed to make people’s eyes look brighter and fresher.
Think about your favorite clothing and outfits. What makes them so special to you? Maybe it’s the way the clothing feels and flows. Perhaps it’s the colors and the way they complement your look and style…
Over the years, I have purchased my fair share of clothing from second-hand sources, varying from the Goodwill store to upscale designer consignment shops. In doing so, I have watched dramatic changes in this market…
Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!
Last night on Netflix I watched an episode of Frankie and Grace, a show about two older women played by Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda.
What comes to mind when you think of aging? Due to the stereotypes perpetuated by rampant ageism in our society, most of us don’t associate aging with positive images…
Nordic Walking is walking with poles. It was invented in Norway when cross country skiers wanted to train in the off-season. And it took off. Now it is not uncommon, especially in upscale urban areas in Canada…
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
You see it on the red carpet in Hollywood and at swanky restaurants. A man who is clearly in his 50’s or 60’s has a luscious 20-something woman clinging possessively to his arm. Think this spells dating doom to women over 50? Think again!
Ready to take the plunge into the world of dating over 50? Looking for Mr. Right, but only finding Mr. Wrong? Margaret Manning of Sixty and Me talks to love coach and dating expert Lisa Copeland about why dating is different for mature women and what you can do to find a loving, successful relationship.
I never, ever, thought I’d be single again. I was happily married for almost 28 years, and, sure, I knew one of us would probably go before the other, but being roughly the same age, I figured the other one wouldn’t be too far behind.
Unlike in previous generations, dating after a divorce is an accepted option for women over 60.
Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!
How daunting it is to pack for your holiday! It is confusing, tricky and frustrating, but I think I got it right – now, after 6 years.
Since 2013, I have been travelling the world. I first out with a 100-litre bag, then a 65-litre bag and now just with a carry on and a daypack.
I just returned from three weeks in Turkey. My heart was full, my mind replete with warm memories, and my computer teeming with new photos. The best part, though, was that my travel compatriots now love Turkey as much as I do…
“Whenever we do something creative, […] we draw on images from our inner well. If we learn to restock our store of images, we will find ourselves able to work more easily…”
Singles cruises have a somewhat mixed reputation. While some people thrive on the energy and excitement of meeting new people, others complain about the alcohol-soaked passengers, loud music and poor entertainment that plague some ships.
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
The thought of retirement can be scary. Not only are you consciously leaving behind the routine consistency you’ve had for upwards of 30 years, but you also lose some financial stability.
Saying goodbye to your income can be daunting and emotional. However, there are a few good ways to make your savings last longer in retirement. I would like to share my top six tips.
In 2017, there were about 11.64 million widows and about 3.28 widowers in the United States. For everyone, social security is part of your retirement paycheck, and you want to make sure you are maximizing the amount you receive.
In the classic movie American Beauty, Lester explains to his daughter that he didn’t “lose” his job. He explains that if this were true, he could have found it again. If this were the case for all of us who’ve experienced losing a job, we wouldn’t be a square peg and would have little need to read ahead.
For many of us, starting a business in retirement is a first. Fresh out of employment in the corporate sector, we know tons about the machinations of a large corporation. Put to the test, however, we find we know very little…
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
Reducing our exposure to unhealthy chemicals can have a positive impact on our health as we age. One of the ways that many women over 60 are looking to reduce their intake of chemicals and unhealthy food ingredients is by starting to do organic gardening in their own backyards.
Technology evolves at the pace of a speeding bullet. Recently, I was teaching an Advanced iPhone class, and there was some noted grumpiness that the next generation of software will not support iPhones…
I’m just getting settled into a newly purchased condominium after renting for the past year.
We all know how important it is to incorporate physical exercise in our lives to help us age well. It’s good for our bodies, of course, but also for our spirits. It raises our sense of well-being, perhaps enhancing our connection to nature and improving our social lives.
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
I’ve been singing the praises of bringing a grateful attitude into one’s life for years. If there is an award for being grateful, I’m in the running. Radical gratitude got my podcast guest, Margaret Zhao…
Before I made an intentional decision at the beginning of 2019 to wake up every day with joy, I thought about mistakes that women make on the road to happiness. I began to draw a considerable list…
Financial matters are the top concern for most women 60 and over. Last week, a research project by the National Council on Aging announced “unsurprising” data…
How do we cultivate our happiness? Does happiness can just happen, or can we make it so? As we age, we realize that happiness is more of a choice than a random occurrence…
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