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About Dami Roelse

Dami Roelse encourages her clients to live life with engagement. She blogs and coaches women 50+ to walk, hike and backpack. Her second book, Walking Gone Wild: How to Lose your Age on the Trail, was published in May 2018. You can find out more about Dami at Transformation Travel http://www.transformation-travel.com
Latest Posts | By Dami Roelse
Social Media – A Boon or Bane for the 60-Plus Community?
1 year ago

Social Media – A Boon or Bane for the 60-Plus Community?

By  •  Lifestyle

Facebook accounts have been hacked. Facebook has been used to target the election. Facebook advertisers have your data. According to Omnicore stats, 62% of online seniors aged 65+ are on Facebook. Read More

Should You Throw Out Your “To-do” List After 60? Or, Just Rework it a Bit?
1 year ago

Should You Throw Out Your “To-do” List After 60? Or, Just Rework it a Bit?

By  •  Lifestyle

Monday morning and I’m out the gate as if I have to reach the finish line by tomorrow! While laundry is drying on the line in the sun, yoghurt incubating in a sunny window, the dishwasher cleaned out, the blemished apple harvest paired and simmering on the stove to become apple butter, I get to write an article for Sixty and Me. Read More

5 Ways to Build Resilience After 60
2 years ago

5 Ways to Build Resilience After 60

I have returned home from summer travel. The good feelings I had built up during my active vacation (two weeks of hiking in the Sierras) are being tested because I live in a valley that features the worst air quality in the nation at this moment due to the raging wild fires on the West Coast of the USA. Read More

5 Reasons for Taking Up the Walking Life in Retirement
2 years ago

5 Reasons for Taking Up the Walking Life in Retirement

Walking is touted as good for our health, our emotional well-being and our social connections. I want to give you 5 more reasons. Read More

Celebrate Earth Day the Active Way: 6 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Taking an Active Vacation
2 years ago

Celebrate Earth Day the Active Way: 6 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Taking an Active Vacation

By  •  Travel

April 22 is Earth day, so naturally, this is an especially appropriate month to consider all the ways we can help preserve our natural resources. April also brings nice weather in the Northern hemisphere and our thoughts go to summer trips we may want to take. Read More

Should You Worry About Your Bone Density? Here’s How to Combat Thinning Bones
2 years ago

Should You Worry About Your Bone Density? Here’s How to Combat Thinning Bones

Thinning of the bones is inevitable for women after 60, right? For 10 years I was hovering in the osteopenia range, blond, blue-eyed, with Northern European heritage. I thought I had to just live with it, swallow my calcium, eat my greens and keep exercising to combat the onslaught of aging. Read More

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Social Connections After 60
2 years ago

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Social Connections After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

The holidays, with their many gatherings and social opportunities, have passed. I still feel the warmth of many renewed connections. Some were stimulated by relatives and friends sharing information about past and upcoming trips, others by the sadness over the many health problems that we’re all facing. Read More

How Summer Helped Me to Get Ready for Fall and Winter
2 years ago

How Summer Helped Me to Get Ready for Fall and Winter

As the days shorten, the sunny hours become more precious. I grab a hold of them as if they are a lifeline strung between me and the darkness that increasingly envelops me as the days roll toward the winter solstice. It resembles a slow drowning into the depth of the season. Read More

Why Women Who Walk to Fight Cancer Are Inspirational
2 years ago

Why Women Who Walk to Fight Cancer Are Inspirational

By  •  Mindset

Today I’m writing about a walking woman dear to me: my sister. My sister has been battling bladder cancer for the last 3 years. Read More

Doing Housework Can Be a Gift After 60… No, Seriously!
3 years ago

Doing Housework Can Be a Gift After 60… No, Seriously!

By  •  Lifestyle

By the time we have crossed the 60 timeline, doing housework is probably the last thing on our mind. Let alone housework on a sunny summer day. You will think, “There are better things to do with my time.” That maybe so, but let’s not underestimate the lowly housework in its capacity of giving satisfaction and joy. Read More