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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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Are You Enjoying Solitude in Your Mature Years?
3 weeks ago

Are You Enjoying Solitude in Your Mature Years?

We have talked a lot about the problem of loneliness on Sixty and Me and, for many women, isolation is indeed a real problem. But, today, I want to talk about a different type of aloneness… the solitude that we can actually *enjoy* as we get a little older. In today’s video, I talk about the various kinds of quiet time that we can experience as we get a little older. I also invite you to share whether and how you are finding solitude these days. Are you enjoying your solitude in your mature years? Why or why not? Where do you go when you want to be alone? 
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How to Find Happiness After 60 by Addressing Your Need to Be Needed
3 weeks ago

How to Find Happiness After 60 by Addressing Your Need to Be Needed

A few thousand years ago, helping others wasn’t optional. From the moment we could walk, we played an essential role in helping our tribe to grow and thrive. Read More

Sleep and the Art of Embracing Your Aging Internal Clock
3 weeks ago

Sleep and the Art of Embracing Your Aging Internal Clock

Do you ever find yourself nodding off while watching your favorite evening TV show? Are you frustrated by the fact that you wake up at 4:00 in the morning? Read More

Summer Too Hot to Handle? How to Avoid Heat Stroke as an Older Adult
4 weeks ago

Summer Too Hot to Handle? How to Avoid Heat Stroke as an Older Adult

Every year at around this time, we start to see stories about older adults suffering from heat stroke. Unfortunately, if the climate experts are right, this problem is only going to get worse for our generation in the coming decades. Read More

Why the Fear of Getting Hurt Can Stop You from Finding Happiness
4 weeks ago

Why the Fear of Getting Hurt Can Stop You from Finding Happiness

Hands up from all the women in our community who never made a mistake. If we were in a room together, I can guarantee that no-one would be waving. Ok, maybe there would be one “class clown,” waving her hand, but, anyone who took the request seriously, would be sitting still. Read More

Fall Prevention After 60: How to Stay on Your Feet and Out of the Hospital
1 month ago

Fall Prevention After 60: How to Stay on Your Feet and Out of the Hospital

Fall prevention isn’t just for the “super old.” In fact, according to my guest, Dr. Leslie, every person over the age of 60 should be thinking about how to maintain their balance and avoid fall-related injuries. As someone who has had her share of falls, I couldn’t agree more! Join us as we discuss the importance of fall prevention after 60.
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The Art of Ageless Fashion After 50 – An Interview with an 83-Year-Old Ex-Playboy Model
1 month ago

The Art of Ageless Fashion After 50 – An Interview with an 83-Year-Old Ex-Playboy Model

Does age matter where fashion is concerned? Join us in discussion with Dorrie Jacobson, fashion expert and ex-Playboy model, who knows what style is all about. Enjoy the show! Read More

Talking About Death: The 5-Letter Word No-one Wants to Discuss (But No-one Can Avoid!)
1 month ago

Talking About Death: The 5-Letter Word No-one Wants to Discuss (But No-one Can Avoid!)

It’s a good thing that we are immortal when we are children… otherwise, we would never have the courage to explore, grow and learn the way that we do! But, the older we get, the more tangible the concept of death seems to become. So, today, I want to talk about how we can talk about death in a positive way so that we can get more from life in the here and now. Do you find it difficult to talk about your own mortality? Do you think that we have a duty to plan for our deaths in order to make it easier for the people we leave behind? Do you think that facing our mortality helps us to live better lives?
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Are You Too Hard on Yourself? Is Love an Antidote to Self-Criticism?
1 month ago

Are You Too Hard on Yourself? Is Love an Antidote to Self-Criticism?

The world can be a tough place. Every day, we are bombarded by other people’s emotions, needs and desires. But, if you really think about it, it is our inner world that often causes us the most pain. Why? Because we are usually our own worst critics! We know all of our “flaws” and aren’t afraid to use them in our fits of self-criticism. So, today, I’d like to break this cycle and offer you a path to positivity. Do you sometimes feel like you are too hard on yourself? Why or why not? What is one thing that you love – really LOVE – about yourself?
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5 Secrets to Feeling Safe Financially After 60
1 month ago

5 Secrets to Feeling Safe Financially After 60

Talking about money hasn’t always been easy for me. Like many women, I have made my share of financial mistakes and I have only recently found the confidence to share my story. But, since financial security is so important, I just can’t remain silent. So, today, I will share 5 secrets to feeling safe financially at any age. I hope that you will also share your story! Which financial lessons do you wish you had learned earlier in your life? How have you taken control of your finances in recent years?
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