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4 Tips for Setting Up a Home Computer After Retirement

By Jennifer Stern September 18, 2017

Congratulations! You’re officially retired. Just like with other areas of your life in this new phase, you’ll experience a palpable shift in digital assets. Did you have to give back a mobile phone? Hand over your laptop? Read More

Looking for Travel Ideas? Why Not Discover the USA – East, West, North and South?

By Margaret Manning July 27, 2017

As with most things in life, we sometimes apply a “grass is greener” mentality to our travel planning. We often select travel adventures in faraway places that we consider exotic and unusual. Read More

How to Paint Expressive and Realistic Paintings

By Malcolm Dewey May 21, 2017

Sometimes you can have your cake and eat it too. Many painting enthusiasts in my classes want to paint realistic works. Perhaps this comes from photography where a sharp picture is appreciated. Read More

4 Unusual Cruises That Will Change the Way You Look at the World (Video)

By Margaret Manning May 21, 2016

Travel, at its best, will heal your soul, broaden your mind and deepen your understanding of the world. While some people think that cruises merely involve beaches, umbrella drinks and pre-planned shore excursions, you can find unusual cruises that will forever change your perspective. Read More

What to Do in Retirement: Sharing Your Passions and Gifts with the World (Video) 

By Margaret Manning October 26, 2015

If you are wondering what to do in retirement to maximize your health, wealth and happiness, this interview is for you! Do you want to share your passions and gifts with the world? Are you wondering what to do in retirement to maximize your happiness and sense of personal meaning? Are you looking for part-time, volunteer or seasonal work? If so, this interview with Mary Eileen Williams will give you the resources you need to jump-start your journey. Read More

4 Senior Travel Programs for Women Who Love to Learn

By Sixty and Me May 07, 2015

Learning is a lifelong process and today’s travelers are combining learning with travel as never before. When it comes to senior travel, learning vacations offer opportunities to expand horizons, make new friends and stay mentally and physically fit.  Women can choose from many senior travel programs that include fun, enjoyable learning opportunities. Read More

How to Avoid Urban Isolation After 50

By Margaret Manning April 20, 2015

Urban living can be exciting for older men and women but city living can also bring on feelings of isolation and loneliness. It’s true that in a city there is an infrastructure more suited to a less mobile lifestyle usually with a public transportation, parks, museums, and education and entertainment opportunities. But we all know that even in a crowd one can be lonely and so it is important to think about specific ways that an urban dweller can avoid isolation and make the most of living in a city.  Read More

Older Workers Having a Tough Time Getting Their Groove Back, AARP Survey Says

By Margaret Manning April 06, 2015

The Great Recession, which officially lasted from December 2007 to June 2009, was hard on older workers. In the years following the financial crisis, people from all walks of life struggled to find work – and those lucky enough to have savings found them greatly depleted. The good news is that, on paper, the economy is on the mend. Read More

Solo Female Traveler Lives the Life of a Nomad… and Loves It

By Sixty and Me March 28, 2015

“She thought I was crazy.” That was Peggy Johnston’s daughter’s reaction when she learned that her mother was selling her home, putting all of her worldly possessions into storage and going on an African safari with Road Scholar. Read More

Healthy Aging Tips for Women – Advice from the Sixty and Me Community

By Margaret Manning January 15, 2015

For many women in the Sixty and Me community, healthy aging requires more than making simple choices about what to eat and who to spend time with. Staying healthy after 60 also means getting the most from life after 60. The more we live, the healthier we become, and vice versa.

Here are a few ways that the women in our community are living with verve and passion: Read More