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Post Pandemic Funeral Service – Can We Find Some Normalcy?
4 weeks ago

Post Pandemic Funeral Service – Can We Find Some Normalcy?

As the winter of 2020 turned to spring, the death toll from Covid-19 seemed insurmountable. For funeral directors, it was the darkest and most challenging time we’ve ever faced. In an industry built on personal contact and…
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3 Hacks to Finish Your Unfinished Projects
4 weeks ago

3 Hacks to Finish Your Unfinished Projects

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I’m going to go out on a limb and say that it’s a universal issue to have a list of ambitious interests, projects, and goals in your head that you want to complete. But, if you’re like most humans, your unfinished projects likely stay…
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Which State Is the Most Exciting to Retire To?
1 month ago

Which State Is the Most Exciting to Retire To?

When you’re heading into retirement, there are a number of things you’ll automatically start to consider, including your health, finances, and living arrangements. 

But there are lots of exciting things …
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6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering in Your 60s
1 month ago

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering in Your 60s

I worked in non-profit organizations (NGO’s) for over three decades and, for the most part, enjoyed the time spent with the volunteers that came in to help. Read More

How to Have an Opinion but Still Practice the Art of Kind Conversing in Your 60s
1 month ago

How to Have an Opinion but Still Practice the Art of Kind Conversing in Your 60s

These are turbulent times that we live in, and I am amazed at the uncontrolled and selfish conversing I see and hear lately. It’s everywhere! TV, social media, restaurants, ball fields, schools… everywhere! I believe everyone has forgotten “It’s just your opinion.” Read More

How to Take Some Weight Off Family and Friends When Life Doesn’t Roll Along
1 month ago

How to Take Some Weight Off Family and Friends When Life Doesn’t Roll Along

The uncertainty of life is certain, and that is particularly true in the year 2020. With that uncertainty, most of us have done the important practical acts recommended by other Sixty and Me writers. Those would include having an updated will…
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Why Working After Retirement is Good for Your Body, Mind, and Soul
1 month ago

Why Working After Retirement is Good for Your Body, Mind, and Soul

If you’re heading toward retirement, you’re probably fantasizing about: No more freeways! No more deadlines! No more stress! Working after retirement may not even be a thought.

In fact, you may be thinking, “I’m free. I’ll never work again.” Read More

Staying Social After 60: How to Avoid Fake Friend Requests on Facebook
1 month ago

Staying Social After 60: How to Avoid Fake Friend Requests on Facebook

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A man named Randy Scott (not his real name), requested to ‘friend me’ on Facebook. I often get military men, middle-aged and older men, requesting to be friends. I delete them since my rule of thumb is, “Don’t accept friend requests from people I don’t know.” Read More

Mercury Retrograde? What’s the Fuss All About?
1 month ago

Mercury Retrograde? What’s the Fuss All About?

Yesterday, I was on the phone with my sister, who lives and is quarantined in Buenos Aires. She was complaining that so many different things around the house needed fixing. As she was telling me about her broken electric oven…
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What is “The Cloud” and How Can it Make Your Digital Life Better After 60?
1 month ago

What is “The Cloud” and How Can it Make Your Digital Life Better After 60?

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We all use the cloud almost every day in one form or another. However, many of us have no idea what it actually means.

When we talk about “the cloud,” what this means is that the things you create (a.k.a. data), such as photos, videos, documents and email, are not physically stored on a computer, phone or tablet. Read More