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Health and Fitness

Is healthy aging important to you? Are you interested in losing weight after 60? Let’s explore how fitness and gentle yoga for seniors can help!

Fun Things to Do If You are Spending Christmas Alone
4 years ago

Fun Things to Do If You are Spending Christmas Alone

It’s Christmas day. People have been preparing for months and you’ve happily ignored all the excitement and stress, knowing that none of it applied to you. What do you do when, by choice or chance, you are one of the millions of people around the world spending Christmas day alone? Read More

5 Videos to Help You Get More from Your Post-Menopausal Body
4 years ago

5 Videos to Help You Get More from Your Post-Menopausal Body

Many women in the community have told me that they are struggling with one or more aspects of their post-menopausal body. Despite the stereotypes, the truth is that many of us experience symptoms traditionally associated with menopause well into our 60s. Even those of us who feel like menopause is “over” still have to deal with a “new normal” when it comes to our hormones. Read More

What Are the Benefits of Owning a Dog After 60?
4 years ago

What Are the Benefits of Owning a Dog After 60?

As many of us have learned the hard way, life after 60 can be a bit lonely. This is especially true if, like me, you have made the choice to live by yourself. Read More

Loneliness Is Not a “Normal” Part of the Aging Process (Video)
4 years ago

Loneliness Is Not a “Normal” Part of the Aging Process (Video)

Do you love living alone? I do! When you live by yourself, you can get up whenever you want. You can wear your pajamas all day. You can cook whatever you want and eat your creations with whomever you choose. Read More

4 Powerful Reasons to Try Adult Coloring Books (Video)
4 years ago

4 Powerful Reasons to Try Adult Coloring Books (Video)

If you search for adult coloring books, you will find thousands of websites offering products in all shapes and sizes. But, why are coloring books for grown-ups so popular? Isn’t the very idea of coloring a bit, well… childish? Absolutely not! Read More

What is the Key to Healthy Aging? Real Advice from Women Just Like You
4 years ago

What is the Key to Healthy Aging? Real Advice from Women Just Like You

I’m always amazed by how different our experiences with healthy aging can be. Setting aside serious injuries and illnesses, there is still a huge range of health outcomes for women over 60. While all of us experience the occasional aches and pains, some of us still feel full of energy and vitality. Others struggle to get out of the house. Read More

Recovering from a Stroke Could Be Easier if You Speak a Second Language
4 years ago

Recovering from a Stroke Could Be Easier if You Speak a Second Language

Most older adults have a specific reason for wanting to learn a second language. In my case, I wanted to be able to communicate better with my extended family, most of whom speak Russian or German. Other people simply crave the mental stimulation that comes from learning a new language. Still others see language classes as a great way to make friends. Read More

Dealing with Loneliness is Easiest if You Avoid These Bad Behaviors (Video)
4 years ago

Dealing with Loneliness is Easiest if You Avoid These Bad Behaviors (Video)

Many women in the Sixty and Me community are dealing with loneliness. Some older women feel like they have had isolation thrust upon them by a divorce, career change, bereavement or relocation. Others have made conscious choices that have led to a solitary life. Either way, there is no denying that loneliness is a serious issue. Read More

7 Power Foods and Super Supplements for Healthy Aging (Video)
4 years ago

7 Power Foods and Super Supplements for Healthy Aging (Video)

Healthy aging is a big priority for women over 60. It’s a good thing too. After all, we are on track to live longer than any generation before us. We want to make sure that those extra years are filled with vitality and happiness. Read More

Why Do We Need Love and Affection After 60? (Video)
4 years ago

Why Do We Need Love and Affection After 60? (Video)

As a mom, it’s hard to miss how amazing kids are at making friends. They love to play and mix with other children. They have an insatiable desire for bonding, connecting and sharing! As we get older, the dynamic shifts. Read More