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How to Reduce the Clutter in Your Handbag
6 months ago

How to Reduce the Clutter in Your Handbag

Do you carry a handbag? What’s in yours? Do you know? Are we all carrying too much in our bags? Read More

Pro Makeup Artist Tips on How to Minimize the Look of Large Pores for Women 50+ (Video)
6 months ago

Pro Makeup Artist Tips on How to Minimize the Look of Large Pores for Women 50+ (Video)

When we reach 50, we may notice quite a few changes on our face, and one of them may be the size of our pores. About six years ago, I remember looking at my nose and surrounding area…
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Fashion After 50: Sparkle and Save by Reusing the Same Items in Creative Ways (Video)
7 months ago

Fashion After 50: Sparkle and Save by Reusing the Same Items in Creative Ways (Video)

Great style has nothing to do with age. It’s possible to enjoy style and fashion no matter how old you are. Sometimes, though, women who reach a “certain age” think that there’s little point in dressing up anymore. We might think, “Who would stop and bother to notice an older woman’s ensemble?” Read More

How to Deal with Damaged Hair after 60 (A Stylist Gives Her Advice)
7 months ago

How to Deal with Damaged Hair after 60 (A Stylist Gives Her Advice)

For nearly every woman on earth, our hair is our crowning glory, no matter how old we are! As time passes, you might have noticed your hair undergoing changes, such as becoming thinner or not as shiny as it was before. Chances are that it has changed color as well! Read More

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

6 Lessons My Mother Taught Me About (Not) Aging Well
2 months ago

6 Lessons My Mother Taught Me About (Not) Aging Well

Sometimes we learn what to do from someone who did it all wrong. I found myself realizing that I learned a lot about aging well from my mother. Sadly, the lessons are not ones I want to repeat. Read More

Quarantine 15: The Solution No One Is Talking About
2 months ago

Quarantine 15: The Solution No One Is Talking About

Are you suffering from the Quarantine 15? If you haven’t yet heard of the term, it’s a bit like the “freshman 15,” only quarantine style. While there are certainly some people who don’t have enough to eat, others are packing…
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Why Quality Sleep Is the First Step Toward Chronic Pain Management Over 60
2 months ago

Why Quality Sleep Is the First Step Toward Chronic Pain Management Over 60

Over half of the adult population 60 and above experience chronic pain. Chronic pain is defined as any pain lasting longer than three months and is a very different experience for your brain than acute pain.  Read More

“Why Did I Walk Into This Room?” and Other Things We Forget After 60
2 months ago

“Why Did I Walk Into This Room?” and Other Things We Forget After 60

You know that awful moment when you’re standing in the middle of the living room, wondering, “Why am I here?” No, not the existential “Why am I here?” as in your reason for living, but the more ordinary “Why did I just walk into this room?” Read More

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

4 Ways to Regain Trust with Men and Start Dating Again After 60
3 years ago

4 Ways to Regain Trust with Men and Start Dating Again After 60

By  •  Dating

Nothing hurts more than when a relationship has ended, especially when betrayal is involved in some way. When a man has lied to you and betrayed your trust, picking up the pieces and moving forward can feel daunting. Read More

Do’s and Don’ts on a First Date – What Senior Singles Should Know
3 years ago

Do’s and Don’ts on a First Date – What Senior Singles Should Know

By  •  Dating

Help! I’m going on a first date. What should I do?

First dates can be intimidating, especially if you’ve never met, or have had minimal face-to-face contact. Relax, take a deep breath and follow some of these tips to help you through. Read More

Dating Over 60: To Live Together or Not Together, That is the Question
3 years ago

Dating Over 60: To Live Together or Not Together, That is the Question

By  •  Dating

At some point in most monogamous, over-60 relationships, the issue of whether or not to live together comes up. During the 60s and 70s, moving in with your sweetheart was so common and freewheeling that it earned the dubious label, “shacking up.” Read More

Are We Too Old for Boyfriends in Our 60s?
3 years ago

Are We Too Old for Boyfriends in Our 60s?

Years ago, most widows didn’t remarry or even date again after the death of their husband. Although this choice is right for some women, others want a new next chapter that includes life with another partner. Read More

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

12 Critical Travel Phrases to Help You Get More from Travel After 60
1 year ago

12 Critical Travel Phrases to Help You Get More from Travel After 60

By  •  Travel

At my favorite Bangkok duck-soup stall, the owner lights up every time I say, “Aroy mak!” letting her know I thought the food was delicious. There’s a momentary connection we wouldn’t have had, had I said, “Delicious!” in English. Read More

5 Tips for a Better Travel Experience After 70
1 year ago

5 Tips for a Better Travel Experience After 70

By  •  Travel

Galvanized by the Venice Biennale, I have just returned from a 23-day trip to Italy. This every-other-year international art exhibition goes from May to November and always recharges my creative juices…
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5 “What if…” Fears Women Have About Traveling Alone… and What to Do About Them
1 year ago

5 “What if…” Fears Women Have About Traveling Alone… and What to Do About Them

My first experience with traveling alone was in my 20s. I had just received a degree in comparative religion from the University of Colorado and exploring a mysterious land filled with thousands of gods and goddesses seemed like a great way to spend a few months.  Read More

How to Avoid Tummy Trouble While Travelling: Here’s Some Healthy Travel Eating Advice from a Pro
1 year ago

How to Avoid Tummy Trouble While Travelling: Here’s Some Healthy Travel Eating Advice from a Pro

We’ve all been there. We’re having a wonderful holiday making beautiful memories, but our bodies are just not cooperating. Indigestion, dehydration, and other digestive issues can put a damper on the best vacations…
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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)
7 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!
7 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
7 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!)
8 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!

Life After Retirement Without a Car? It’s Easier Than You Think!
3 months ago

Life After Retirement Without a Car? It’s Easier Than You Think!

Like most American teenagers, I couldn’t wait to get my first driver’s license. That was more years ago than I care to admit, and I’ve had a love-hate relationship with driving ever since. Read More

Just Read a Book? Why It’s Important for You to Leave a Book Review
3 months ago

Just Read a Book? Why It’s Important for You to Leave a Book Review

You’ve just finished that last book you picked up from the library, and wow, it was a good one. The story was riveting, the language poetic and the characters so well-developed you feel as though you want to go meet them for tea. Read More

Have You Lost Your Inspiration During the Pandemic?
3 months ago

Have You Lost Your Inspiration During the Pandemic?

By  •  Lifestyle

For some people, the pandemic has been a lesson in dealing with isolation. For others, it’s offered valuable alone time for reflection. For me, the silver lining has been that even after more than six decades on this planet…
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How to Make the Best Matcha Green Tea
3 months ago

How to Make the Best Matcha Green Tea

By  •  Lifestyle

Matcha seems to be increasingly popular at the moment with more and more people drinking it, especially as they get older. Read More

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

What My Inner Heroine Is Teaching Me During the Pandemic
4 months ago

What My Inner Heroine Is Teaching Me During the Pandemic

By  •  Mindset

The Heroine’s (or Hero’s) Journey is a recognizable framework. It’s been used in myths and stories throughout the ages and studied by scholars like Joseph Campbell. In a nutshell, a regular person leading an ordinary life unexpectedly…
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Is It Possible to Find Purpose in the Time of Pandemic? Yes – If You Know Where to Look!
4 months ago

Is It Possible to Find Purpose in the Time of Pandemic? Yes – If You Know Where to Look!

As the pandemic drags on month after month, loneliness can tighten its cruel grip. For many, a sense of purpose is the primary weapon against loneliness, yet thanks to Covid-19, the usual sources of meaning and purpose…
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The Best Part of Journaling: Bearing Witness to Your Life
4 months ago

The Best Part of Journaling: Bearing Witness to Your Life

By  •  Mindset

It was my father who encouraged me to “write about it” when he gave me that first pink and turquoise diary when I was 10 years old. You know the kind, the ones with a little lock and key that hold a young girl’s many secrets…
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Feeling Scared During Covid? Try This Positivity Exercise!
4 months ago

Feeling Scared During Covid? Try This Positivity Exercise!

I’ve been pacing like a cat in a Covid cage; isolated from others, hungry for interaction, desperate for relationship, and feeling the stress of being alone in a pandemic. Can you relate? Things get so quiet when you live alone. The cat meows…
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