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4 Things Most People Don’t Get About Loneliness After 50
3 years ago

4 Things Most People Don’t Get About Loneliness After 50

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“But you will cease to feel isolated when you recognize, for example, that you do not have a sensation of the sky: you are that sensation. For all purposes of feeling, your sensation of the sky is the sky, and there is no ‘you’ apart from what you sense, feel, and know.” – Alan Watts, The Wisdom of Insecurity Read More

What’s Your Take on Continuing Care Retirement Communities?
3 years ago

What’s Your Take on Continuing Care Retirement Communities?

Imagine a senior living option that takes care of everything. Picture living in a safe, serene and social environment in which your every need, from luxury accommodation to health care, is taken care of. Imagine never having to move again, no matter what happens to your health. These are just a few of the many promises of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). Read More

Election 2016: Accepting the Results Doesn’t Mean Accepting Defeat
3 years ago

Election 2016: Accepting the Results Doesn’t Mean Accepting Defeat

As you know, Sixty and Me is a non-partisan website. We have over 500,000 women in our community from all walks of life. We have different political views, come from a variety of backgrounds and follow many religions. In our own way, we all want to make the world a better place for our grandkids. Read More

How to Find Amazing Gifts for Women by Women Through Fair Trade Organizations
3 years ago

How to Find Amazing Gifts for Women by Women Through Fair Trade Organizations

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As the holiday season approaches, it is a lovely time to reflect on our blessings and share them with others. Those of us with computer access and who can be part of the Sixty and Me community are indeed some of the luckiest women in the world. It probably means we have a roof over our heads, clean water and food in our cupboards. Read More

5 Hot Retirement Living Trends for the Young at Heart
3 years ago

5 Hot Retirement Living Trends for the Young at Heart

It’s finally time for retirement. We have endless freedom stretching in front of us, which means that we can spend our days doing whatever we like. If you are looking around to see what others are doing with their retirement years, check out these five trends for the young at heart. Read More

Are Your Conversations About Money Making You Unhappy?
3 years ago

Are Your Conversations About Money Making You Unhappy?

Lately I have become acutely sensitive to the amount of time we spend talking about money in our everyday life. Read More

Are Gift Certificates Really the Best Gifts for Grandma?
3 years ago

Are Gift Certificates Really the Best Gifts for Grandma?

If you are looking for the best gifts for grandma, I have some surprising news. While travel opportunities, unique experiences, handmade items and spa treatments are all hits with women over 50, one item is requested more than any other – gift certificates.

Yes, you heard that right! Gift certificates. Read More

This Sneaky Trick Will Help You Find a Great Assisted Living Facility
3 years ago

This Sneaky Trick Will Help You Find a Great Assisted Living Facility

Wow! Choosing an assisted living facility is tough! This was one of the many thoughts that ran through my head as I spoke with one of the women in our community about her experience in finding a senior living facility for her 85-year-old mom.

Sarah (not her real name), explained that she had recently had to move her mother out of her first assisted living community due to some problems with the staff. While not abusive, in her opinion, the staff were neglectful, unfriendly and uninterested in the needs of the residents. Read More

10 Questions to Help You Measure Your Awesome Life After 60
3 years ago

10 Questions to Help You Measure Your Awesome Life After 60

It’s rare that you have time to reflect on your life.

Self-reflection is a considered a luxury these days instead of a necessity. You rush from pillar to post and the minutes tick by until the end of the day when you literally fall into bed, into a stupor of dreams or no sleep at all because the mind chatter won’t stop spinning. Read More

5 Tips to Help You Find a Roommate After 60
3 years ago

5 Tips to Help You Find a Roommate After 60

One of the most important steps in finding a roommate is deciding that you’re ready to do so. This step, however, often gets trampled over in the decision-making process. So, I advise women who are contemplating the roommate option to take careful steps and consider the following five tips. Read More