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About Margaret Manning

Margaret Manning is the founder of Sixty and Me. She is an entrepreneur, author and speaker. Margaret is passionate about building dynamic and engaged communities that improve lives and change perceptions. Margaret can be contacted at margaret@sixtyandme.com
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Color Selection is Essential to Fashion for Older Women
2 weeks ago

Color Selection is Essential to Fashion for Older Women

Be honest. How many times have you purchased something just because you “loved the color”? Other than fit, one of the first things that we look at when choosing a new item of clothing is the color. Unfortunately…
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60 Things That Women Love About Being 60 Years Old
2 weeks ago

60 Things That Women Love About Being 60 Years Old

What is being 60 years old really like? It’s a harder question than you might think. Women over 60 are unique. We try to explain to marketers that we are not easily categorized. Still, advertisers like to bunch us in categories like “Boomer” and “Senior” which to them seem safe demographic boxes. Read More

The 7 Personality Traits of Successful Grandparents
2 weeks ago

The 7 Personality Traits of Successful Grandparents

As grandparents, many women over 60 are embracing a new role in life. Seeing our children grow up to have children of their own is one of life’s great joys and privileges, and it reminds us of how life is a circle, with so many stages and cycles. The young become the old, and “The Child is father of the Man,” as William Wordsworth wrote. Read More

6 Ways to Make Your Retirement Savings Last Longer
2 weeks ago

6 Ways to Make Your Retirement Savings Last Longer

Women over 60 are facing a unique set of challenges as we enter the traditional “retirement” years. We are living longer than ever before, and we have more interests and life goals…
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4 Powerful Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument After 50
2 weeks ago

4 Powerful Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument After 50

When you think of a “typical” music student, you might picture a 7-year-old girl, sitting nervously in front of a piano, her tiny fingers resting lightly on the keys. Several decades ago, you may have even been that little girl…
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6 Ways To Find Lasting Happiness After 60
2 weeks ago

6 Ways To Find Lasting Happiness After 60

After our 60th birthday, we want to do everything we can to keep healthy, active and strong. After all, with at least 20 years more ahead of us, the investments that we make now will make all the difference in the future…
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Retiring Abroad? 5 Language Tips from My Chinese-Russian-German-English Speaking Son
3 weeks ago

Retiring Abroad? 5 Language Tips from My Chinese-Russian-German-English Speaking Son

When retiring abroad, isn’t it hard to learn the local language? This is one of the most common questions that I receive when I tell people about my decision to move to Switzerland. Read More

Retirement Savings Looking a Little Light? Here’s How to Have the Last Laugh
3 weeks ago

Retirement Savings Looking a Little Light? Here’s How to Have the Last Laugh

Realizing that you haven’t saved enough for retirement is one of the worst experiences in the world. You worry about how you will support yourself in retirement. You start to fear getting sick in your old age. You may even start to suffer from feelings of guilt or regret as you look back at all of the bad financial decisions that you made in your life. Read More

What’s the Purrfect Pet for Boomers? Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person?
3 weeks ago

What’s the Purrfect Pet for Boomers? Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person?

Over the course of our lives, most of us have had our fair share of pets. At times, my house felt like a petting zoo, with dogs cats and birds all crying for my attention. Read More

What is a Geriatrician and When Do You Need One?
4 weeks ago

What is a Geriatrician and When Do You Need One?

If you were looking for a mechanic to work on your car, you would almost certainly want to work with someone who had experience with your car’s make and model. So, why should finding a doctor after 60 be any different?
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