They say that life in retirement is all about “taking is easy.” They say that we are stuck in our ways, resistant to change and a drain on society. They say that we are destined for loneliness and social isolation, disease and despair.
How do you accessorize your outfit to achieve an elegant style after 50? We have answers! Enjoy this video as Jess Jannenga, a fashion blogger from Elegantly Dressed and Stylish, dishes tips on looking elegant after 50 with brooches, handbags, and shoes.
This is a difficult article for me to write. After all, I’m not writing from a position of strength. Like many of the 1000s of baby boomer women I have talked to since starting Sixty and Me, I made all of the financial mistakes below.
In today’s media obsessed culture, we are constantly bombarded by images of women who have more than us. We are told, either directly or subliminally, that these other people are more beautiful, intelligent, interesting or happier than us.
Recently, I was looking forward to a walk around one of the beautiful Minneapolis, Minnesota lakes with a former work colleague – especially since it looked like it was going to be a real “top 10” gorgeous, summer day. Though I knew it was going to be very hot, I’d neglected to check the humidity level.
Exploring our sexuality after 60 is not a joke. Society may laugh at the idea of people over 60 being sexual, but we are. We may not be the same as we were when we were younger, but we still have emotions and desires. After all, we are human.
My first experience with traveling alone was in my 20s. I had just received a degree in comparative religion from the University of Colorado and exploring a mysterious land filled with thousands of gods and goddesses seemed like a great way to spend a few months.
I have to admit I do not cook pasta very often, except in the summer as it makes an easy and inexpensive dinner. With today’s rising food prices, I think about what we eat. This is actually quite easy as my husband shops the bargains.
What’s the one thing that you have likely done nearly every day of your 50+ years on the planet? Chances are, you’ve put on a pair of walking shoes and gone for a walk. Just imagine – by your 50th birthday, you have probably walked 44,000 miles!
So here you are, after having relearned how to stretch, flex, rotate, hinge or simply find body parts you hadn’t paid much attention to in years. You know the difference between your sit bones and tailbone…