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Clothes to Make You Look Slimmer When You Need to Be Fashionable Again
5 months ago

Clothes to Make You Look Slimmer When You Need to Be Fashionable Again

Ladies, step away from the chocolates. Step away from the cookies. The quarantine will end, and we will all emerge from it a little, well, juicier than we were before…
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Makeup After 60: The Secret to Applying Blush and Bronzer
5 months ago

Makeup After 60: The Secret to Applying Blush and Bronzer

As women age, they start to notice that they lose pigment in their skin. This is why you may notice that your skin tends to look a bit dull or sallow in your 50s and 60s. However, with the right makeup products…
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6 Amazing Fashion and Makeup Brands You Didn’t Know Were At QVC
5 months ago

6 Amazing Fashion and Makeup Brands You Didn’t Know Were At QVC

Like most women my age, I’ve been around for long enough to have my favorite brands in just about every category… shoes I swear by, tops I know fit and pants that make me look (and feel) like a million bucks…
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How to Apply Makeup for Grey Hair (Video)
5 months ago

How to Apply Makeup for Grey Hair (Video)

Many older women are choosing to embrace their natural hair color and go grey gracefully. If this sounds like you, you may be wondering how to adjust your makeup techniques to get the most from wonderful new look…
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

5 Remarkable Benefits of Music Listening to Positively Impact Your Health
2 months ago

5 Remarkable Benefits of Music Listening to Positively Impact Your Health

Do you listen to music on a regular basis? Maybe you tune the radio dial to a favorite station while you cook or pop in your earbuds when you head out for a walk. Personally, I’m such a dinosaur that I still enjoy the CDs from my large…
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The 10,000 Step Myth and What We Really Need to Do to Stay Active During the Pandemic
2 months ago

The 10,000 Step Myth and What We Really Need to Do to Stay Active During the Pandemic

Have you heard about “Quarantine 15?” It is the new “Freshman 15” and refers to the average of 15 pounds that many people are bemoaning they have gained during all the various “stay at home” orders around the country…
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How Changing My Morning Routine Changed My Life Forever
2 months ago

How Changing My Morning Routine Changed My Life Forever

I used to have a terrible time sleeping. I would either lay awake for what seemed like hours or wake up two to three times each night like clockwork. For the longest time, I couldn’t figure out why I was awake, worrying about things I had no control over. Read More

Is Grounding a Natural Way to Improve Health in Our 60s?
2 months ago

Is Grounding a Natural Way to Improve Health in Our 60s?

Why do we feel such a sense of peace near the ocean? Walking barefoot in the sand, listening to the waves strike the shore, sometimes crashing, other times lapping, often leads one to a place of tranquility and inner joy. Read More

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

Senior Dating Roadblocks: 3 Mindsets That Keep You from Getting the Man You Want in Your 60s
2 years ago

Senior Dating Roadblocks: 3 Mindsets That Keep You from Getting the Man You Want in Your 60s

By  •  Dating

Today, I want to talk about 3 senior dating mindsets that hold women in their 50s and 60s back. It may be hard to admit it, but, often, we are our own worst enemies when it comes to dating. So, let’s explore this topic together! Read More

Senior Dating Puzzle: Should Women Share the Expense of a First Date as a Way of Showing Equality with Men?
3 years ago

Senior Dating Puzzle: Should Women Share the Expense of a First Date as a Way of Showing Equality with Men?

By  •  Dating

A few weeks ago, there was an article in The Wall Street Journal challenging the longstanding belief that men should pay for women on the first date. Read More

Online Dating After 60: Here Are 4 Ways to Simplify Your Experience
3 years ago

Online Dating After 60: Here Are 4 Ways to Simplify Your Experience

When I found myself single after 32 years of marriage, I vacillated between delight and despondency. After three years on my own, I tentatively approached online dating, and numerous coffee date debacles taught me a lot. Read More

Do You Believe in the Power of Love After 60?
3 years ago

Do You Believe in the Power of Love After 60?

By  •  Dating

Many years ago, a lovely client showed me a bracelet her husband had gifted her for a special occasion. Inscribed was a beautiful quote by Robert Browning sent to his beloved Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Read More

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

The Importance of Being an Adventurous Traveler After 50
12 months ago

The Importance of Being an Adventurous Traveler After 50

As a generation, we have never liked the idea of being told how to behave. We didn’t accept society’s rules in the 60s and we don’t accept them now that we are in our 60s. Read More

7 Things Every Woman Over 60 Should Take with Her When Traveling
12 months ago

7 Things Every Woman Over 60 Should Take with Her When Traveling

How daunting it is to pack for your holiday! It is confusing, tricky and frustrating, but I think I got it right – now, after 6 years.

Since 2013, I have been travelling the world. I first out with a 100-litre bag, then a 65-litre bag and now just with a carry on and a daypack. Read More

The Heartwarming Story of an 89-Year-Old Grandma Who Visited 29 National Parks with Her Grandson
12 months ago

The Heartwarming Story of an 89-Year-Old Grandma Who Visited 29 National Parks with Her Grandson

By  •  Travel

September 27th is World Tourism Day. Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organization has celebrated the day to recognize the good things that tourism does, including job creation, heightened …
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10 Active Holiday Options for Women Over 60 Who Like to Be on the Move
1 year ago

10 Active Holiday Options for Women Over 60 Who Like to Be on the Move

By  •  Travel

You don’t have to be 20-something to enjoy an active holiday, and you don’t have to be super fit either. If you enjoy walking, cycling, or simply prefer to be more active than the traditional by-the-beach-break…
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Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

Why I Hate the Term “Jobs for Seniors”… But Embrace the Idea of Working in Retirement
5 months ago

Why I Hate the Term “Jobs for Seniors”… But Embrace the Idea of Working in Retirement

If you look up “jobs for seniors” on Google, you are likely to find dozens of articles with jobs that require no experience are easy to do part-time and that you can do at home. While there is no doubt that these attributes are appealing to some retirees, overall, I believe…
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Sharing These 4 Money Mistakes Will Kill My Image as “Super Grandma” (But, I’ll Do it Anyway!)
6 months ago

Sharing These 4 Money Mistakes Will Kill My Image as “Super Grandma” (But, I’ll Do it Anyway!)

Like most children, my grandkids think of me as a superhero. I am a bringer of gifts and laughter. I am their “baba with a backpack” who Skypes them from mountain tops and cruise ships, desert villages and London hotels…
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Why You May Live to 120… and 4 Implications for Your Retirement Plan
6 months ago

Why You May Live to 120… and 4 Implications for Your Retirement Plan

One of the most important numbers that we need to consider as we build our retirement plans is our life expectancy. After all, our expectations regarding how long we are going to live influence everything…
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Life After Retirement: Is Health More Important than Wealth?
6 months ago

Life After Retirement: Is Health More Important than Wealth?

If you listen to the media, getting ready for life after retirement is all about how much money you can stash away. So, like squirrels, we run around, burying nuts all over the garden, hoping that they will last us through the winter. Then, when we reach retirement (or semi-retirement), we realize that money isn’t everything. Read More

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

Downsizing Your Home as a 60+ Woman: Facing the Discomfort of Uncertainty
2 months ago

Downsizing Your Home as a 60+ Woman: Facing the Discomfort of Uncertainty

By  •  Lifestyle

The only thing in life that’s certain is death. Everything else is to the contrary. Now that’s not very comfortable for most of us. We tend to be most comfortable living with the illusion of certainty. I think one of the things that makes…
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Common Scams Targeting the Elderly and How to Avoid Them
2 months ago

Common Scams Targeting the Elderly and How to Avoid Them

By  •  Lifestyle

Elderly people face all of the same scams as everyone else, but some scams disproportionately affect the older generations. Many of these fall under the umbrella of elder fraud – the misappropriation or abuse of financial control…
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Pots De Crème: A European Dessert to Delight (Recipe)
2 months ago

Pots De Crème: A European Dessert to Delight (Recipe)

By  •  Lifestyle

Many believe the French were the inventors of the dessert we know today as Pots de Crème, while others give credit to the English. Let’s look into the history of these tiny cups and you can cast your vote. As members of the British nobility…
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4 Ways That Reading Can Improve the Quality of Your Life After 60
2 months ago

4 Ways That Reading Can Improve the Quality of Your Life After 60

Although I’ve been an avid reader all my life, I’d honestly never heard the term “bibliotherapy” until recently. Apparently, I’ve been out of the loop. Read More

Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

3 Japanese Concepts to Enrich Your Life
3 months ago

3 Japanese Concepts to Enrich Your Life

The island of Okinawa in Japan is one of the longevity hot-spots of the world. That means it’s been identified as one of the five Blue Zones – areas where people live the longest and are the healthiest. Several beautiful concepts…
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Comfort Zone at 60: Confidence and Joy
3 months 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
3 months 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!
3 months 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

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