Friends and family were sad to say goodbye to longtime comedic actor, Bill Daily, who recently passed away last week at the age of 91 in his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
As many women in the community have told me, there is a big difference between being lonely and being alone. The great majority of us single older women enjoy our independence. At the same time, there is no denying that many people our age are struggling with feelings of loneliness and social isolation. Today, I’d like to share a few words of wisdom from Susan Sarandon and others on the topic of being alone. I hope that they help us to start a fascinating conversation on this topic. Join us as we discuss this story plus the latest on Hurricane Matthew, which is now a category 5 storm, a quick election update, 7 ways to empower yourself after 60 and much more! Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Oh, and before I forget… I have a beautiful little kitten scarf to give away today! So, please stick with the show until the end to get all of the details.
One of my missions at Sixty and Me is to show the world that turning 60 is a cause for celebration, not fear. Unlike in previous generations, when people were expected to retire from public life at 60, each of us now has the opportunity to pursue our passions and build amazing lives.
This is one of the reasons that I go out of my way to celebrate the birthdays of celebrities who are turning 60 each month.
You might wonder why I am choosing to celebrate the 50th birthdays of celebrities on a website dedicated to finding happiness and making friends after 50. After all, don’t celebrities have all the money, friends and happiness they could wish for? Perhaps, but, their lives are worth celebrating for a different reason – they can help us to fight invisibility and change perceptions about aging.
One of the biggest misconceptions about aging is that we no longer care about beauty, sex or romantic companionship. What rubbish!
Older women today are challenging stereotypes and living life with verve and passion. We want to look great, even if we don’t really care what other people think. We want to build meaningful
Deciding whether or not to embrace your grey hair is a dilemma nearly all women over 60 eventually face. Do you continue to dye your hair the same brown, red, or blonde shade you’ve worn for years, or is it time for a change?
In today’s video, Margaret Manning of Sixty and Me talks with style expert Jodie Filogmo, of Jodie’s Touch of Style, about fashion for mature women and one of this season’s biggest trends – leopard spots and other animal prints.
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.
Do you remember when you thought your parents were so out of date, it was almost embarrassing? They didn’t know anything about the music you listened to…
One year ago, a historian from a museum in Lueneburg, Germany, contacted me. “Are you the great granddaughter of Robert Heinemann?” she asked.
They were looking for descendants of Robert’s father, my great, great grandfather, Marcus Heinemann, who had been a leading Jewish citizen in Lueneburg many years before Hitler.