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Grey Matters! Go Grey in Style with These 4 Tips
3 months ago

Grey Matters! Go Grey in Style with These 4 Tips

Deciding whether or not to embrace your grey hair is a dilemma nearly all women over 60 eventually face. Do you continue to dye your hair the same brown, red, or blonde shade you’ve worn for years, or is it time for a change?
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9 Pro Makeup Artist Tips for Women 50+ That Can Really Make a Difference (Video)
3 months ago

9 Pro Makeup Artist Tips for Women 50+ That Can Really Make a Difference (Video)

I think many of us can identify with the woman in one of my makeup classes for women 50+ who recently blurted out: “You wake up and feel like you’re still 30-something…
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7 Little Known Truths About Sunscreen and the Senior Woman (+ Video and Bonus Tip)
3 months ago

7 Little Known Truths About Sunscreen and the Senior Woman (+ Video and Bonus Tip)

When I was about 20 years old, I was living in London. In the summer, a friend and I took a vacation in Portugal with a single goal in mind – to get the deepest, most outstanding tan possible…
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Funky Fashion Over 60: How to Mix Up Unusual Items in Your Wardrobe for Fabulous Looks
3 months ago

Funky Fashion Over 60: How to Mix Up Unusual Items in Your Wardrobe for Fabulous Looks

Too many people in society believe that older women aren’t interested in fashion or that mature women should stick to boring, conservative clothing in neutral shades. Luckily, more and more mature women are changing these ideas…
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

Can Menopause Affect Your Mental Health? Yes – But There’s Hope!
1 month ago

Can Menopause Affect Your Mental Health? Yes – But There’s Hope!

Some women experience moodiness, anxiety, and depression with the onset and different stages of menopause. This emotional upheaval can cause frustration and stress and can last for up to five years post-menopause. There are valid…
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It’s Berry Season: 6 Good Reasons to Indulge – and Boost Your Health While You’re at It!
1 month ago

It’s Berry Season: 6 Good Reasons to Indulge – and Boost Your Health While You’re at It!

I admit it – I’m hooked. Not generally a greedy person, when I’m faced with bushes of free berries, I go nuts. Ballistic. I can’t stop myself. Not only that, but I can’t pass the berry display in the grocery store without nabbing at least a few…
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Does Learning a Musical Instrument Maintain Brain Health?
1 month ago

Does Learning a Musical Instrument Maintain Brain Health?

Learning to play a musical instrument is something that many of us have considered doing at some point. As well as being fun and providing a great sense of achievement, there are many health benefits of playing an instrument…
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5 Reasons for Taking Up the Walking Life in Retirement
1 month ago

5 Reasons for Taking Up the Walking Life in Retirement

Walking is touted as good for our health, our emotional well-being and our social connections. I want to give you 5 more reasons. Read More

Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!

3 Ways that Simplifying Your Life Can Lead to Mature Dating Success
1 year ago

3 Ways that Simplifying Your Life Can Lead to Mature Dating Success

Ready to take the plunge into the world of dating over 50? Looking for Mr. Right, but only finding Mr. Wrong? Margaret Manning of Sixty and Me talks to love coach and dating expert Lisa Copeland about why dating is different for mature women and what you can do to find a loving, successful relationship. Read More

Are You Fussing About Getting Back “Out There”? Try These 7 Booster Tips for Mature Dating
1 year ago

Are You Fussing About Getting Back “Out There”? Try These 7 Booster Tips for Mature Dating

By  •  Dating

I never, ever, thought I’d be single again. I was happily married for almost 28 years, and, sure, I knew one of us would probably go before the other, but being roughly the same age, I figured the other one wouldn’t be too far behind. Read More

Dating After Divorce: Practical Advice for Older Women (Video)
1 year ago

Dating After Divorce: Practical Advice for Older Women (Video)

Unlike in previous generations, dating after a divorce is an accepted option for women over 60. Read More

Mature Dating Mystery Solved! Here’s the One Thing Older Men Really Look for in a Woman
1 year ago

Mature Dating Mystery Solved! Here’s the One Thing Older Men Really Look for in a Woman

What do men really want when it comes to mature dating? Are they simply looking for someone younger than them? Do they want someone who makes them feel useful? Or, is there some other key to an older man’s heart? Senior dating expert, Lisa Copeland, is here to help us figure this out. Enjoy the show! Read More

Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!

Looking for Friendly Boomer Destinations? Here Are 3 You Will Surely Enjoy
8 months ago

Looking for Friendly Boomer Destinations? Here Are 3 You Will Surely Enjoy

We have been travelling the world full time since 2013, and in our travels, we have found some great destinations that we have enjoyed. We think that you will enjoy them too…
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How I Avoided an Epic Travel Fail (Don’t Make My Mistake!)
8 months ago

How I Avoided an Epic Travel Fail (Don’t Make My Mistake!)

By  •  Travel

We had been planning the trip to Iceland for months. In quest of the Aurora Borealis, a trip to nurture my soul, my husband, Mark, had diligently made all of the travel arrangements…
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Alone for the Holidays? Give Yourself the Gift of an “Experience Holiday” This Year
9 months ago

Alone for the Holidays? Give Yourself the Gift of an “Experience Holiday” This Year

By  •  Travel

Traditionally, the Holiday Season has been a time to spend at home with family and friends. For many women in our Sixty and Me community, it’s a season of spiritual celebration, gift giving, decorating and enjoying delicious food with loved ones…
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The Crazy (Often Funny) Truth About Finding a Toilet While Traveling Abroad
9 months ago

The Crazy (Often Funny) Truth About Finding a Toilet While Traveling Abroad

By  •  Travel

Most of us 60-somethings do a lot of research before we grab our bags and head off on a trip abroad. Read More

Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

4 Critical Topics to Raise with Your Financial Planner in the Final Years Before Retirement
3 months ago

4 Critical Topics to Raise with Your Financial Planner in the Final Years Before Retirement

Read any retirement planning book these days and one piece of advice will stand out – start saving early! Well, this is all well and good, but, the truth is that many of us are already in the final years before retirement…
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3 Big Fears that Stop Seniors from Renting their Home on Airbnb (and How to Deal with Them)
3 months ago

3 Big Fears that Stop Seniors from Renting their Home on Airbnb (and How to Deal with Them)

I am a BIG believer in passive income. Why? Because, in today’s low interest environment, $1 in yearly passive income can be worth $20 in retirement savings (or more!) So, even if you have never thought of yourself as an entrepreneurial person…
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Ladies, Let’s Do Our Dollars Differently!
4 months ago

Ladies, Let’s Do Our Dollars Differently!

Daffodils and crocuses are pushing their way through the hard packed earth. Spring will be here in its full glory! While we don’t know when the Coronavirus “winter” will abate, it will…
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4 Retirement Crushing Mistakes We Make in Our 50s and 60s and How to Avoid Them
4 months ago

4 Retirement Crushing Mistakes We Make in Our 50s and 60s and How to Avoid Them

When we think about retirement planning mistakes, most of us think of things like “not starting to save young enough,” “taking on too much debt,” “not buying a house,” or “not saving 10%.” What these mistakes have in common is that they are all things that we do (or don’t do!) in our 20s, 30s and 40s. Read More

Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and 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

By  •  Lifestyle

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?

By  •  Lifestyle

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

Covid-19 Phase Two: What Do We Do Now?
1 month ago

Covid-19 Phase Two: What Do We Do Now?

A couple of days ago I was at the computer when I heard a knock at the window. I looked out and saw it was my daughter, her partner, and my three month old grandson, Anteo, at the door surprising us. The three had driven up…
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Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

Comfort Zone at 60: Confidence and Joy
1 month ago

Comfort Zone at 60: Confidence and Joy

Our outlook on life and our beliefs can change as we age. Agendas get altered and things that were once so important may now seem silly or trivial. In fact, you may sink into a hole of not caring much about anything and find you are not taking care of yourself like you should. Read More

Use Intrinsic Motivation to Spark a Happy Retirement
1 month ago

Use Intrinsic Motivation to Spark a Happy Retirement

By  •  Mindset

Oh, the joys of retirement! No bosses or supervisors, no deadlines, no meetings or annual reports! What a luxury to find yourself with endless hours of free time and nobody telling you what to do. I’ve been retired from my full-time career…
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Aging Well is Hard Work… But, It’s Worth it!
1 month ago

Aging Well is Hard Work… But, It’s Worth it!

By  •  Mindset

The road I live on isn’t paved. It stretches for a mile – a dusty avenue wide enough for two vehicles, and treacherous after a heavy rain.

I knew this a dozen years ago when we found our property, which ultimately became our home, at the end of this road. But I never loved the drive in. My aging compact car rumbled fiercely every foot of the way; forget ever staying clean. Read More

3 Ways to Answer the Question “What’s Next?” in Life After 60
1 month ago

3 Ways to Answer the Question “What’s Next?” in Life After 60

Have you thought about what you want to do with the rest of your life? Do you ask yourself, “What’s next?” or, “What’s left?” It can be a challenge to think about what you want to do. However, answering the question of “what’s next” is critically important for success. Read More

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