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Makeup and Fashion | Read About Makeup, Fashion, Hairstyles, Going Grey, Skin Care and More!

9 Pro Makeup Artist Tips for Women 50+ with Hooded Eyes (Video)
20 hours ago

9 Pro Makeup Artist Tips for Women 50+ with Hooded Eyes (Video)

What exactly is a hooded eye? Hooded eyes form when we have excess skin folding down from the brown bone to the lash line which makes our eyes look smaller. We can be born with hooded eyes or they can be a result of our skin changing as we get older…
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Do You Love Wearing White in Winter?
2 days ago

Do You Love Wearing White in Winter?

I’m sure we all remember the “rules” that governed how to dress as we were growing up. I realize that it’s hard to change our thinking about something we’ve heard over and over throughout life. However, I do feel like it’s important to be open to new ideas and styles, too. It keeps us young and modern! Read More

Are Your Hands Aging You? 4 Simple Ways to Reverse the Clock
4 days ago

Are Your Hands Aging You? 4 Simple Ways to Reverse the Clock

Few body parts go about revealing your age quite like your hands, and while one glance at them can make you fondly reflect on all the hard work, family-raising, and adventuring you have done in your life, they can also be a source of regret or pain. Read More

Do Your Clothes Spark Joy After 50? (Do They Have to?)
5 days ago

Do Your Clothes Spark Joy After 50? (Do They Have to?)

A lot of people, including myself, have fallen hard for the “Konmari” craze. In case you’ve been hiding under a rock, the trend – which has spread like wildfire – is the result of the enormous success of Marie Kondo’s best-selling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Read More

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

6 Super Easy Healthy Aging Tips That Almost Everyone Can Do
21 hours ago

6 Super Easy Healthy Aging Tips That Almost Everyone Can Do

My 87-year-old aunt is an inspiration. She’s no Iron Nun, she doesn’t run marathons on the weekend, and thru-hiking isn’t her idea of fun. Aunty Margaret is just a regular old lady who lives her life with purpose…
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Feel Tired All the Time? 8 Dietary Habits That Wear You Out
2 days ago

Feel Tired All the Time? 8 Dietary Habits That Wear You Out

If you feel tired all the time, it may be due in part to what you are eating and drinking throughout the day. Read on to learn how you can make dietary adjustments to combat fatigue…
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How to Get in Shape After 50 in 4 Simple Steps
2 days ago

How to Get in Shape After 50 in 4 Simple Steps

Staying healthy and staying in shape does get harder as we age.

There are so many things going against us. We are bombarded with skinny young women on the front of magazines that sit right at the supermarket counters so there is no escaping the media glare. Read More

Swollen Ankles? Bigger Shoes Are Not the Answer!
3 days ago

Swollen Ankles? Bigger Shoes Are Not the Answer!

I recently read that Meghan Markle – now the Duchess of Sussex – usually wears her shoes a size too big. According to one fashion expert, celebs sometimes go up a size or two when they wear heels for a long period of time to avoid swollen feet. Read More

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

Older and Dating Online? 5 Ways to Stop Taking Things Personally
3 days ago

Older and Dating Online? 5 Ways to Stop Taking Things Personally

“Don’t take things personally,” a good friend said years ago, back when I started internet dating. “He doesn’t know you.” I was younger then, and more stubborn. “How can I not take it personally? We went out and he didn’t call. It’s personal…”
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Mature Dating Tips: 5 First Date Questions… and 5 Topics to Avoid!
2 months 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)
3 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
3 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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Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!

How Uzbekistan’s Silk Road Has Found Romance Again
21 hours ago

How Uzbekistan’s Silk Road Has Found Romance Again

The word Uzbekistan doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. And you might be forgiven for not instantly pinpointing it on a map. Yet for centuries, Uzbekistan was at the heart of the world’s trade…

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Pack It or Buy It? 9 Tips on Saving Space and Money When Traveling on a Budget
3 weeks ago

Pack It or Buy It? 9 Tips on Saving Space and Money When Traveling on a Budget

Do you enjoy packing for a forthcoming trip? Do you agonise time and time again on what to take or what not to take? We have been on the road travelling as digital nomads since 2013…
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Ready to Expand Your Comfort Zone in 2020? Explore These 15 Adventure Travel Destinations
3 weeks ago

Ready to Expand Your Comfort Zone in 2020? Explore These 15 Adventure Travel Destinations

By  •  Travel

New Year’s Resolutions are notoriously difficult to keep. But resolving to choose a new destination for your holiday in 2020 is an exciting way to join in the ‘New Year, New Me’ trend…
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Traveling in Dodgy Times: What Can You Do to Stay Safe?
1 month 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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Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

5 Ways to Tell if You Are Being Too Financially Generous with Your Adult Children
6 days ago

5 Ways to Tell if You Are Being Too Financially Generous with Your Adult Children

Yet, despite positive indicators, there is a feeling that not everyone is benefiting equally from the recent economic expansion. And, among those feeling somewhat left behind are our kids, many of whom are struggling with high levels of student debt…
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Does Working in Retirement Require a Shift in Mindset?
1 week ago

Does Working in Retirement Require a Shift in Mindset?

The word “retirement” is taking on a completely different meaning in the 21st Century from what it meant in our parents’ day. Back then, retirement referred to the day you stopped work…
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2 Ways to Take a “Practice Retirement” (Either Way Can Change Your Financial Future!)
1 week ago

2 Ways to Take a “Practice Retirement” (Either Way Can Change Your Financial Future!)

For most of our lives, retirement is a distant dream. It is the mirage in the desert that keeps us moving forward, one tired step at a time. In our younger years, we look at retired folks with a mixture of jealousy and pity…
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Is Our Fear of Financial Risk Killing Our Retirement Dreams? You Bet!
2 weeks ago

Is Our Fear of Financial Risk Killing Our Retirement Dreams? You Bet!

If there is one thing that financial advisors, the media and seniors agree on it is that “the older you get, the less risk you should take with your money.” On the surface, this advice makes perfect sense. After all, having 100% of your money in stocks, one year before retirement could have disastrous consequences… especially if the market dips right before you start to cash out your savings. Read More

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

Pay Now, Die Later: Is Funeral Insurance Worth It?
20 hours ago

Pay Now, Die Later: Is Funeral Insurance Worth It?

Marisa, a client, contacted me with an urgent tone in her voice. “Should I get funeral insurance? I really want to sort my funeral out, but this is a big stumbling block for me…
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How to Write Condolence Notes: 8 Tips That Might Come in Handy
3 days ago

How to Write Condolence Notes: 8 Tips That Might Come in Handy

I recently poured out my heart to a colleague about my guilt at two condolence notes left unwritten. One note was intended for a colleague whose sister had died, though I’d heard about the death long after the funeral had taken place…
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Be Your Own Music Therapist: Create a Personal Power Playlist
3 days ago

Be Your Own Music Therapist: Create a Personal Power Playlist

About 10 years ago, I found myself in an extremely stressful work situation that I hoped would improve, and I tried to keep a positive attitude. The highlight of my day was my morning subway ride, as I people-watched and listened to music…
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Squinting at the Screen? 4 Quick Fixes to Make the Text Easier to Read
4 days ago

Squinting at the Screen? 4 Quick Fixes to Make the Text Easier to Read

Long ago I started getting frustrated trying to read the tiny type on some websites. But I wasn’t giving up. Instead, I learned a quick fix that I’ve been using ever since. The quick and dirty fix is the enlarge/shrink function that I can apply to a web page with just a click…
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Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

7 Simple Ways to Be Happier in Under a Minute
2 days ago

7 Simple Ways to Be Happier in Under a Minute

Happiness and positivity are essential to every aspect of getting the most from life after 60. This is why we are always searching for ways to be happier. When we feel happy, we are more likely to get out and engage with the world – and the more we do, the happier we become. Do you agree? Read More

Brave in a New World: Dealing with Grief and Recovering from Loss
4 days ago

Brave in a New World: Dealing with Grief and Recovering from Loss

By  •  Mindset

The loss of a mother at a rather early age was very traumatic. At 17, this is the time you need love, guidance and direction about life and you do not know who to trust. So you must learn to trust yourself and your instincts and in your life decisions – good, bad, right or wrong…
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Turning into Your Mother? Here’s What to Do
5 days ago

Turning into Your Mother? Here’s What to Do

By  •  Mindset

There’s a popular children’s song meant to inspire kids to exercise. It’s called Head and Shoulders, Knees and Toes. If you’ve ever had children, grandchildren, step-children or just spent time with little kids, you’re undoubtedly familiar with it. Read More

Can You See New Possibilities Past 60? 9 Crafty Ways to Enrich Your Life
5 days ago

Can You See New Possibilities Past 60? 9 Crafty Ways to Enrich Your Life

We are well into the new year. Has life already become routine for you? These ultra-cold days of winter can make us feel limited and cooped up. Read More

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