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

Latest Posts By Margaret Manning

4 weeks ago

The 7 Personality Traits of Successful Grandparents

Today’s women over 60 are looking for new ways to fulfill the role of grandparents by providing the right blend of support and independence and helping our grandkids grow up with a positive, influential family presence around them…

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1 month ago

Keep Your Brain Buzzing with these Free Brain Games for Seniors

Getting plenty of physical exercise is one of the best things that we can do for our bodies and brains, but this is only a beginning. Our brains need to be stimulated as well, especially as we get a little older. Fortunately, keeping our brains…

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1 month ago

Where Are the Plus Size Clothes for Women Over 60?

One of the most common complaints that I get when I post a fashion article is that I don’t focus enough on plus size clothing. Typical comments include things like, and, I’m paraphrasing here, “I applaud these women for their boldness, but, frankly, I don’t have a 28 inch waist. How about showing us some plus size women?” Frankly, I don’t disagree with these comments. The problem is not that I am avoiding featuring older plus size models. The problem is that I can’t find any!

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2 months ago

7 Unexpected Gift Ideas for Women Over 60

I’ll be the first to admit that finding gift ideas for women over 60 is tough – even when you’re one yourself! As I’ve gotten a little older, I’ve started to notice that buying presents for my friends has become more difficult…

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2 months ago

6 Fashion Faux Pas that Kill Your Style Over 60

When I interviewed fashion expert, Melanie Payge, I was shocked to find out that I was committing several serious fashion faux pas. Not only was I drawing attention away from my best assets, but, I was actually making some of the challenges…

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2 months ago

What Are the Best Short Hairstyles for Older Women? (Video)

Denise McAdam is an expert on hairstyles for older women. Whether your hair is short or long, thick or thin, she knows exactly what to do to make you look your best. As our hair gets a little thinner with age – and I know about this phenomenon…

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2 months ago

The Best 40th Wedding Anniversary Gifts, According to the People Actually Receiving Them

If you do an Internet search for 40th wedding anniversary gifts, you will find hundreds of pages that tell you pretty much the same thing. The traditional 40th anniversary gift is “ruby.” If you want a cheaper option, go for something red…

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2 months ago

60 Creative Ways to Make Money in Retirement

Last year, I asked the women in our community how they make money in retirement. Their answers were amazing and showed just how creative our generation has become when it comes to supplementing our income in the best years of our lives…

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2 months ago

50 Gift Ideas for 70th Birthday

Your 70th birthday is a big one! I experienced it already, so I know. The inevitable question is, “What gift would you like?” It will come as no surprise that my first wish was to have my sons and grandchildren all together…

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2 months ago

14 Exclusive Makeup Tips for Older Women from a Professional Makeup Artist

When I first met Ariane Poole more than six years ago, I knew that she had an empowering message to share with our community. Her emphasis on positive aging was refreshing and her practical makeup tips were exactly what our community had been asking for…

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