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
Part of my inspiration for starting Sixty and Me was the feeling that too many media outlets do not devote enough attention to women over 60. I feel that we are too often invisible on magazine covers and on TV shows, and our voices…
Freedom to travel continues to be a much-loved experience that I fear won’t be repeated anytime soon. There are many things I miss about visiting other countries, but the most stimulating for me has been absorbing local culture…
The phrase, “Follow your bliss,” was famously said by the author Joseph Campbell. It seems like one of those New Age truisms that we respond to with, “Sounds nice, but who can afford to do that? Rock stars? Celebrities? Very rich people?”
Let’s talk about fashion for women over 60. One of the biggest myths about older women is that we are no longer interested in looking stylish. There is a big misconception in our culture that women over 60 are invisible, frumpy…
I’d say a silent prayer with my morning coffee, in church, sometimes before a meal. But the idea of asking for guidance with struggles and worries out loud? With my spouse listening? This concept may work for other people…