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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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Pack Your Superhero Lunch Box – Older Adults Are Returning to School
5 years ago

Pack Your Superhero Lunch Box – Older Adults Are Returning to School

When I was a little girl, I loved to go to school. I used to enjoy packing my little daisy lunch box and satchel before heading off to class. 60 years later, it doesn’t surprise me that I am still passionately interested in learning new things.

Like many older women, it still makes me smile when someone teaches me something unexpected or interesting. In the past, I’ve written about several options for women who want to continue their education online. But, did you know that a record number of older adults are returning to school as well? Read More

Choosing the Right Lipstick for Older Women (Video)
5 years ago

Choosing the Right Lipstick for Older Women (Video)

In this makeup tips video for older women, we will discuss simple makeup tips with a special focus on choosing the right lipstick color.

As we were filming this video series, we saw time and time again that makeup colors look different on all of us. So, just for fun, we created this video to show you how the same lipstick looks completely different on our fabulous guests. Read More

Book Club: Brain Rules by Dr. John Medina
5 years ago

Book Club: Brain Rules by Dr. John Medina

Brain Rules” is a fascinating book, which looks at the brain and explains how little we actually know about it. Dr. John Medina, who I interviewed in 2013, is a neuroscientist at the University of Washington. He offers great insights and shares his passion for the brain with a wonderful sense of humour. One of the things that I love most about Dr. Medina’s approach Read More

Evening Makeup Tips for Older Women: A 3-Minute Makeover (Video)
5 years ago

Evening Makeup Tips for Older Women: A 3-Minute Makeover (Video)

In this video, Ariane does a 3-minute transformation from a daytime to an evening look, while highlighting several makeup tips for older women. Read More

Green, White and Purple Too – Why Is Asparagus Good for You?
5 years ago

Green, White and Purple Too – Why Is Asparagus Good for You?

Every time I go to the market, I try to load up on fresh seasonal vegetables – especially, avocado, spinach, kale and celery, which I use to make green smoothies. Unfortunately, since we are all creatures of habit, we often walk right past the vegetables that we aren’t used to and this is definitely true in my case. So, this week, I decided to research a few vegetables that are filled with goodness that I might be missing. Right at the top of the list was asparagus. Read More

Makeup for Mature Skin Video Tutorial: A 5-Minute Makeover (Video)
5 years ago

Makeup for Mature Skin Video Tutorial: A 5-Minute Makeover (Video)

In this makeup tips video for women over 60, we walk through a 5-minute makeover that shows how to apply makeup for mature skin without a lot of hassle. Read More

Do Too Many Women Over 60 Have a Fear of Asking for Help?
5 years ago

Do Too Many Women Over 60 Have a Fear of Asking for Help?

The feminist movement gave women many gifts. Whatever your opinion about “women’s lib,” most efforts to achieve equality and independence have been helpful. Women can vote, own property and enjoy a wide range of legal and financial freedoms. Women truly have come out of the shadows and chosen to take off their invisibility cloaks. Read More

Makeup for Rosacea that Takes the Redness Away (Video)
5 years ago

Makeup for Rosacea that Takes the Redness Away (Video)

In this makeup video, we will discuss makeup for rosacea. One thing that many women, of all ages, have to deal with is high coloring or blotchy skin, sometimes referred to as rosacea. This skin condition can often become the entire focus of a woman’s face. We all have unique beauty issues that bother us.

If rosacea is your concern, this video offers some ideas for an easy way to apply an effective makeup solution. Read More

Book Club: Chestnut Street by Maeve Binchy
5 years ago

Book Club: Chestnut Street by Maeve Binchy

Chestnut Street” is a collection of thirty six short stories by Maeve Binchy, a much loved writer who passed away in 2012. Her husband, Gordon Snell, recently decided that the time was right to share these stories that his wife had written over many years. I am glad he made that decision.

These are wonderful stories, set on Chestnut Street, a fictional place in Dublin, Ireland. Each story is told from the point of view of a different resident. They include stories told by adults, teenagers, and children. Read More

Wondering What to Do in Retirement? Here Are 7 Unusual Ideas
5 years ago

Wondering What to Do in Retirement? Here Are 7 Unusual Ideas

For years, you have been wondering what to do in retirement, once it finally arrives. Many people put off big life plans and dreams until after they’re finished working. Maybe you have been saying to yourself that you will take a certain trip or have a certain experience or pursue a certain venture after you retire. Read More