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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

11 months ago

7 Pro-Aging Tricks that Every Woman Over 60 Should Know

If I see one more online ad with a tagline like “Doctors hate her! Discover the one weird trick this woman used to look 10 years younger,” I’m going to scream. I’m not sure what makes me more frustrated – the fact…

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1 year ago

How to Find Friends and Fight Loneliness After 60 (In 5 Steps!)

Despite everything we know about the importance of maintaining social connections as we get older, finding friends after 60 can be a challenge. As we age, the easy social connections that we enjoyed as schoolmates, parents…

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1 year ago

Losing Weight After 60 is Possible! Just Get Rid of These 8 Things

Many women are trying to lose weight after 60. Unfortunately, with nature playing tricks on our metabolism, it feels like we have to work twice as hard to move those pounds. Most of us have found out that diets don’t work…

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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year ago

Fight Back Against Diabetes After 60 with These Small Lifestyle Changes

Many people over the age of 60 are living with diabetes. There is actually a worldwide epidemic of diabetes, primarily related to various lifestyle changes including obesity, and an increase in sedentary habits. According to the World Health Organization, total deaths from complications related to diabetes are expected to increase by more than 50 percent worldwide within the next 10 years, and by 80 percent in upper to middle income countries.

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1 year ago

Sixty and Me Community Survey 

Sixty and Me only exists thanks to you, our wonderful community. As we come to the end of another year, we are already looking ahead to how we can make 2023 our best year yet. We have no doubt that 2023 is going to be the year of the older woman…

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1 year ago

What Are the Best Gifts for Grandma… According to Grandmas?

Why is it so hard to buy gifts for grandma? Perhaps it’s because, as women in our 60s, or older, we simply don’t feel like we need anything anymore. Or, maybe the traditional gifts of knitting sets, customized mugs, bath salts and jewelry simply…

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2 years ago

What Do Older Men Want When it Comes to Senior Dating? You Might be Surprised!

As our generation gets a little older, a surprising number of us are putting on our dancing shoes and getting back in the senior dating game. After all, more women over 60 are single than ever before, whether that’s due to divorce…

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2 years ago

Exploring the Best Medium Length Hairstyles for Older Women (Video)

If you are looking at hairstyles for older women, you have three basic choices – short, medium, or long. When I arranged an interview with professional hairdresser Denise McAdam about medium length hairstyles for women our age…

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