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Frugal (and Fun!) Fashion Over 60: How to Spend Less and Reuse More!
6 months ago

Frugal (and Fun!) Fashion Over 60: How to Spend Less and Reuse More!

If you love fashion but have a conservative clothing budget, do you feel as if you must forgo new styles and accessories? Does it take a lot of money to look terrific or can you be frugal and still have fun?
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Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes! 5 Secrets to Giving Your Beautiful Aging Skin the Love it Deserves (Video)
6 months ago

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes! 5 Secrets to Giving Your Beautiful Aging Skin the Love it Deserves (Video)

Do you know why it seems your skin is changing more rapidly now that you are getting a little older? It’s because it is! You’re not imagining things. What you’ve probably been noticing about your skin is due to one major change your body’s experiencing now…
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Finding Fashion Deals After 60: When Is a Bargain Not a Bargain
6 months ago

Finding Fashion Deals After 60: When Is a Bargain Not a Bargain

Unless you are hyper vigilant about your spending habits or living on a tight budget you’ve probably had the experience of buying something you didn’t expect to buy simply because you found it on sale. Now, there are many good reasons for doing so. Read More

Makeup After 60: What Is Face Primer and Is It Really Necessary?
6 months ago

Makeup After 60: What Is Face Primer and Is It Really Necessary?

It’s time to be brutally honest. When I first heard about face primer, I thought, “You’re kidding. One more layer of stuff to put on my face? No way!” Read More

Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

5 Ways to Find Calm in These Uncertain Times
2 months ago

5 Ways to Find Calm in These Uncertain Times

Panic, anxiety, fear… these are feelings that can surface when unsettled or uncertain. Uncertainty can come on with or without notice, and it can cause you to jump to conclusions and often assume the worst. With technology taking over…
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Navigating Medicare and Employer-Provided Health Insurance Plans
2 months ago

Navigating Medicare and Employer-Provided Health Insurance Plans

With open enrollment approaching, it’s important that those who are still working and are eligible for Medicare have a solid grasp on health insurance options and are able to make an educated decision on which plans…
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Losing Weight After 60 is Possible! Just Get Rid of These 8 Things
2 months ago

Losing Weight After 60 is Possible! Just Get Rid of These 8 Things

Many women are trying to lose weight after 60. Unfortunately, with nature playing tricks on our metabolism, it feels like we have to work twice as hard to move those pounds. Most of us have found out that diets don’t work…
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Dealing with Loneliness after 50 – Sixty and Me 2020 Survey
2 months ago

Dealing with Loneliness after 50 – Sixty and Me 2020 Survey

Loneliness is a large and complex issue. Last year, I reached out to members of the community to ask you about your experiences with loneliness and over 1000 of you responded. It showed me that we needed to do more…
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Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and 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

Never Say “Never” When It Comes to Finding Love After a Loss
3 years ago

Never Say “Never” When It Comes to Finding Love After a Loss

The death of my husband more than a decade ago was the toughest experience of my life. I had turned 60 just a month before his passing. Read More

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

The Heartwarming Story of an 89-Year-Old Grandma Who Visited 29 National Parks with Her Grandson
1 year 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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Living on a Cruise Ship: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 
1 year ago

Living on a Cruise Ship: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 

On the surface, living on a cruise ship sounds like heaven. Just imagine. It’s 7am and you are awoken by the sunrise and the sounds of sea birds. You stretch, throw on a robe and make your way to your balcony. Moments later, your husband returns with two cappuccinos and a carafe of fresh orange juice. Read More

Singles Cruises for Seniors? Too Much Fun, or Too Much Hassle?
1 year ago

Singles Cruises for Seniors? Too Much Fun, or Too Much Hassle?

By  •  Travel

Taking a singles cruise for seniors combines the advantages of a cruise vacation with the opportunity to meet people who also happen to be single. In this article we look into advantages and disadvantages of singles cruises for seniors…
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Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

3 Big Fears that Stop Seniors from Renting their Home on Airbnb (and How to Deal with Them)
6 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!
6 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
6 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

3 Reasons to Rent Your Home on Airbnb in Retirement (No-One Thinks of #2!)
6 months ago

3 Reasons to Rent Your Home on Airbnb in Retirement (No-One Thinks of #2!)

Airbnb’s shift to older demographics makes great business sense. After all, it’s no secret that Millennials are struggling to get onto the property ladder. If Airbnb wants to grow, it will need to convince new groups – from parents to grandparents to let strangers into their homes…
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Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!

A Boomer’s Guide to Taking the Perfect Selfie – Millennials Should Not Have All the Fun!
2 months ago

A Boomer’s Guide to Taking the Perfect Selfie – Millennials Should Not Have All the Fun!

Do you hate your selfies? I guess the answer to that question is: if you’re a millennial, you love your selfies. If you are over a certain age, yes, you hate them. It doesn’t have to be this way! Read More

How the French Make Entertaining Appear So Simple (RECIPE)
2 months ago

How the French Make Entertaining Appear So Simple (RECIPE)

By  •  Lifestyle

Imagine for just a moment that Covid-19 doesn’t exist. Let’s return to the days when we used to throw dinner parties for friends and family at our homes. Now let’s look forward to the days when we will be hosting dinner parties again…
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Eating Out – An Occasional Pleasure or a Pleasurable Occasion?
2 months ago

Eating Out – An Occasional Pleasure or a Pleasurable Occasion?

Until we all went into lockdown – the ‘before’ period that feels like another time altogether – I used to love to eat out. Although I am a moderately good cook (and my husband a willing sous-chef), there is so much to be said for it…
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Do’s and Don’ts of Being a Caregiver’s Friend
2 months ago

Do’s and Don’ts of Being a Caregiver’s Friend

By  •  Lifestyle

When a friend mentions to you that they are now taking care of a loved one with special physical or cognitive needs, it’s easy to underestimate what this truly means. And it quite possibly marks the beginning of the end of your friendship, if you don’t tread properly. Read More

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

You’re Not Over the Hill Until You Start Believing You’re Over the Hill
3 months ago

You’re Not Over the Hill Until You Start Believing You’re Over the Hill

By  •  Mindset

How old is really old?

Apparently, the answer depends on the age of the person responding to the question. Read More

Feeling Lost in Your 60s? This 10-Step Survival Guide Can Help
3 months ago

Feeling Lost in Your 60s? This 10-Step Survival Guide Can Help

Separations, divorces, deaths in the family, economic hardships, illnesses. Many of our Sixty and Me community have made it through difficult times. We are survivors. We have learned from our experiences and from the experiences of others. Read More

What is Honesty? 6 Ways to Live an Authentic Life After 60
3 months ago

What is Honesty? 6 Ways to Live an Authentic Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

What keeps you awake at night? That loaded question has so much punch to it. So many things can contribute to bad sleep. If all that depends on you is going as it should and you are still having trouble sleeping at night, perhaps it’s time to be really honest with yourself. Read More

Getting Older Doesn’t Make You Less Valuable, but Acting and Feeling Old Might
3 months ago

Getting Older Doesn’t Make You Less Valuable, but Acting and Feeling Old Might

By  •  Mindset

You look around yourself at work. Every new hire is well under the age of 30 and the number of co-workers in their 50s and 60s seems to be rapidly vanishing. As you get into your 60s, you can’t help but wonder, “Am I next?” Read More

Sixty and Me is an online magazine and a global community of over 500,000 women over 60. Our mission is to empower and motivate women to find their own voice and value in a transitional time of life that offers so much new opportunity. Topics covered on Sixty and Me include makeup for older women, senior dating, retirement planning, fashion for older women, senior travel, grandchildren and more. Thanks for being a part of our community!