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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
Latest Posts | By Margaret Manning
Trouble Sleeping After 60? It May be Too Hot (or Cold) in the Bedroom
4 months ago

Trouble Sleeping After 60? It May be Too Hot (or Cold) in the Bedroom

Sleep is a mysterious process.

For hours a day, we are whisked away to a magical world, fueled by our subconscious. As a result, we have a tendency to think of sleep as being out of our control. Read More

Reinventing Yourself After 60 Starts with These 4 Questions
4 months ago

Reinventing Yourself After 60 Starts with These 4 Questions

As we reach our 60th birthday, it’s natural to look back and ask where all the time has gone.

Of course, we know “logically,” exactly what we have done with our lives. For the last 6 decades, we built our careers, raised our families and supported our spouses. In our “spare time,” (don’t laugh!) we tried to keep up with our passions and read the occasional book.

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7 Pairs of Shoes Every Woman Over 60 Should Own
4 months ago

7 Pairs of Shoes Every Woman Over 60 Should Own

There are hundreds of articles and books that will tell you how to cope with turning 60. Trust me – I know how hard this can be. I stayed 59 for several years before deciding to accept my aging body and embrace my true self. Read More

Living on a Cruise Ship: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 
5 months ago

Living on a Cruise Ship: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 

On the surface, living on a cruise ship sounds like heaven. Just imagine. It’s 7am and you are awoken by the sunrise and the sounds of sea birds. You stretch, throw on a robe and make your way to your balcony. Moments later, your husband returns with two cappuccinos and a carafe of fresh orange juice. Read More

Tattoos for Older Women – A Surprising New Trend
5 months ago

Tattoos for Older Women – A Surprising New Trend

Since starting Sixty and Me, I have come to expect the unexpected and embrace the diversity and eclectic style of women over sixty. Sometimes when I look at a woman my age I forget that behind that conservative dress and sensible shoes lurks the heart and soul of bohemian. Read More

6 Fashion Faux Pas that Kill Your Style Over 60
5 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 that us older women face even worse. Read More

Part Time Jobs for Seniors: How to Find a Job to Enjoy in Retirement
5 months ago

Part Time Jobs for Seniors: How to Find a Job to Enjoy in Retirement

Women over 60 are exploring new possibilities in life. For many of us, this means working in retirement. The reasons may surprise you.

Jobs for Seniors Aren’t Just About Money

Although many women over 60 are definitely interested in making their retirement savings last longer, the number one motivator for working in retirement is not always “to make money.” Whether we need the money or not, many women over 60 want to stay active, stay involved in the world, and keep making a meaningful contribution to an organization or cause that we care about. Read More

These Amazing Travel Programs Will Help You to Connect with Your Grandkids
5 months ago

These Amazing Travel Programs Will Help You to Connect with Your Grandkids

Children are natural born explorers. With a wild and wonderful sense of adventure, my little 2-year-old grandson Max loves leading me through his playground “jungle” in search of “meows” (aka cats). My 11-year-old grandson Jack is now questioning everything and with a maturing imagination, inspired by the fantasy lands of Harry Potter!
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Having Trouble Sticking with Balance Exercises for Seniors? This One Trick Will Help!
5 months ago

Having Trouble Sticking with Balance Exercises for Seniors? This One Trick Will Help!

Just like exercise and good nutrition, we all know that balance exercises for seniors are important. As a 70-year-old woman, I don’t consider myself “old” and I certainly don’t feel like a “senior” but I also understand that I am getting to an age where falls are a very real danger. Read More

60 Ways to Get More from Life after Retirement
5 months ago

60 Ways to Get More from Life after Retirement

Reaching retirement is a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, after decades of following other peoples’ rules, there is a sense of relief that you will finally get to live the way that you want to. On the other hand…
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