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Having Fun with Style After 60: 6 Ways to Love How You Look
7 hours ago

Having Fun with Style After 60: 6 Ways to Love How You Look

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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Who Do You See When You Look in the Mirror? A Boomer’s Guide to Loving Your Face
4 days ago

Who Do You See When You Look in the Mirror? A Boomer’s Guide to Loving Your Face

Some time ago I wrote a light-hearted article offering tips to boomers on how to take selfies, seeing as it’s such a phenomenon. Granted, it’s a millennial phenom, which I don’t love all that much. But hey, times change and change is the only certain thing in life. Read More

What Are Your Favorite Moisturizers for Dry, Mature Skin?
6 days ago

What Are Your Favorite Moisturizers for Dry, Mature Skin?

My skin is so dry, it’s embarrassing. I go to have my legs waxed, and the Italian beautician practically has a nervous breakdown over the state of my legs – and my feet! Read More

11 Great Cocktail Dresses for Women Over 50
1 week ago

11 Great Cocktail Dresses for Women Over 50

Have a party, a wedding, a formal or semi-formal event to attend? A cocktail dress is probably what you need. Cocktail dresses are dresses that are dressy yet not too extravagant. They are also sometimes called tea dresses…
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

Learn to De-stress Over Covid-19 by Making Personal Choices That Work for You
5 hours ago

Learn to De-stress Over Covid-19 by Making Personal Choices That Work for You

A dear friend called me yesterday, distressed: “What am I supposed to do? Some people are wandering around town without masks, eating at outdoor patios with less than three feet between them. Isn’t that horribly dangerous?
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How to Have a Super Day with These 3 Superfoods
1 day ago

How to Have a Super Day with These 3 Superfoods

Superfoods are nutrient dense foods that help you fight disease, feel more energetic and lose weight. These “wonderfoods” contain extra-large doses of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that can help us ward off diseases and live longer, healthier lives. Read More

Take Action to Lose Weight After 60… and Keep it Off!
4 days ago

Take Action to Lose Weight After 60… and Keep it Off!

In a past article, I discussed six mindsets you have to overcome when trying to lose weight, and keep it off, in your 60s.

The comments by women in the Sixty and Me community showed a great interest in the vision, goal, and action pointers. However, they were particularly interested in the very specific actions that could be taken. Read More

Mark Your Calendars: 3 Medicare Enrollment Periods You Shouldn’t Miss
5 days ago

Mark Your Calendars: 3 Medicare Enrollment Periods You Shouldn’t Miss

As you embark on the journey beyond 60, or if you’ve already crossed that threshold into your golden years, one of the things you have to begin thinking about in regard to your health and finances is Medicare…
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Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!

How Much Is Too Much? The Truth About Age Difference and Relationships
1 week ago

How Much Is Too Much? The Truth About Age Difference and Relationships

By  •  Dating

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…
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9 Original Dating Ideas for Covid Times
1 week ago

9 Original Dating Ideas for Covid Times

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…
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Is It Time to Get Out and Start Dating Again? (Absolutely!) Here’s Why
4 weeks ago

Is It Time to Get Out and Start Dating Again? (Absolutely!) Here’s Why

By  •  Dating

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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Second Time Around – Loving After Losing
1 month ago

Second Time Around – Loving After Losing

By  •  Dating

“How soon after bereavement should I start a new relationship, and how do I begin?” As a matchmaker and dating agency owner, I have heard this question so many times over the years…
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Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!

Travel Restrictions Will Lift – Where Are You Going First?
1 week ago

Travel Restrictions Will Lift – Where Are You Going First?

By  •  Travel

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…
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Prepare for a Foreign Vacation by Learning the Language
2 weeks ago

Prepare for a Foreign Vacation by Learning the Language

By  •  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…
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Spice Up Your Life During Isolation: Recreate Holiday Memories Through Food!
2 weeks ago

Spice Up Your Life During Isolation: Recreate Holiday Memories Through Food!

By  •  Travel

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…
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Let Your Taste Buds Inspire You to Savor the Extra Time with These 3 Alpine Recipes
3 weeks ago

Let Your Taste Buds Inspire You to Savor the Extra Time with These 3 Alpine Recipes

By  •  Travel

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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Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

Starting an Encore Business? Chat with a Few Smart Millennials First
1 week ago

Starting an Encore Business? Chat with a Few Smart Millennials First

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? Read More

I Took Control of My Financial Destiny in Retirement… You Can Too!
1 week ago

I Took Control of My Financial Destiny in Retirement… You Can Too!

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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Tough Career Ending? Bounce Back and Get Ready for Retirement!
2 weeks ago

Tough Career Ending? Bounce Back and Get Ready for Retirement!

I am not the only person I know in my sixties who had a bad work experience at the end of their career. One friend was in his hospital bed after cancer surgery when his boss told him he was being forced to retire. Another friend worked for years as a successful paramedic and was then given the worst shifts in attempts to squeeze him out. Read More

Is a Bridge Job Right for You Before Retirement?
2 weeks ago

Is a Bridge Job Right for You Before Retirement?

There was a time when I felt sure that I would continue working until age 70 or beyond. In fact, I often joked that one day I would simply resign from my job at the nursing home where I worked as an RN and move myself into the assisted living facility next door. Read More

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

How to Take Some Weight Off Family and Friends When Life Doesn’t Roll Along
1 day ago

How to Take Some Weight Off Family and Friends When Life Doesn’t Roll Along

The uncertainty of life is certain, and that is particularly true in the year 2020. With that uncertainty, most of us have done the important practical acts recommended by other Sixty and Me writers. Those would include having an updated will…
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Why Working After Retirement is Good for Your Body, Mind, and Soul
1 day ago

Why Working After Retirement is Good for Your Body, Mind, and Soul

If you’re heading toward retirement, you’re probably fantasizing about: No more freeways! No more deadlines! No more stress! Working after retirement may not even be a thought.

In fact, you may be thinking, “I’m free. I’ll never work again.” Read More

Staying Social After 60: How to Avoid Fake Friend Requests on Facebook
2 days ago

Staying Social After 60: How to Avoid Fake Friend Requests on Facebook

By  •  Lifestyle

A man named Randy Scott (not his real name), requested to ‘friend me’ on Facebook. I often get military men, middle-aged and older men, requesting to be friends. I delete them since my rule of thumb is, “Don’t accept friend requests from people I don’t know.” Read More

Mercury Retrograde? What’s the Fuss All About?
3 days ago

Mercury Retrograde? What’s the Fuss All About?

Yesterday, I was on the phone with my sister, who lives and is quarantined in Buenos Aires. She was complaining that so many different things around the house needed fixing. As she was telling me about her broken electric oven…
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Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

Coming Out from Under the Covers: A Widow’s Tale
6 hours ago

Coming Out from Under the Covers: A Widow’s Tale

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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Stretching Your Limits After 60: Challenge Yourself for Growth and Happiness
6 hours ago

Stretching Your Limits After 60: Challenge Yourself for Growth and Happiness

As we age, it’s easy to sit back and leave it to others to make the world around us an interesting place to live. In reality, though, inspiring ourselves and creating our own stimulation can mean the difference between a humdrum existence and a lovely life. Read More

3 Steps to Finding You After a Life Transition
1 day ago

3 Steps to Finding You After a Life Transition

The early decades of life often provide a built-in, already prescribed identity for many. We are students, then perhaps spouses, professionals, parents, or maybe all of those at once. Our identity is so intertwined with these roles…
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What Does the Loss of a Parent Leave Behind?
2 days ago

What Does the Loss of a Parent Leave Behind?

By  •  Mindset

I lost my mother recently. It wasn’t to Covid-19, thank goodness, but it was very sudden. Because of the virus, I was not able to make a planned trip to spend Easter with her this year. Indeed, and like so many other families who have lost…
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