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Why Wearing Classic Clothing After 60 Doesn’t Have to Be Boring
2 weeks ago

Why Wearing Classic Clothing After 60 Doesn’t Have to Be Boring

Ever feel like your wardrobe is in a rut? You grab the first thing you can reach and throw it on. You look… OK. But you’ve been wearing the same old outfit for years. Sure, it’s a classic look. You really can’t go wrong with a classic. Right?
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Exploring the Best Medium Length Hairstyles for Older Women (Video)
2 weeks ago

Exploring the Best Medium Length Hairstyles for Older Women (Video)

f you are looking at hairstyles for older women, you have three basic choices – short, medium, or long. When I arranged an interview with professional hairdresser Denise McAdam about medium length hairstyles for women our age…
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Keeping a Makeup Journal – What Can You Learn That You Didn’t Know?
3 weeks ago

Keeping a Makeup Journal – What Can You Learn That You Didn’t Know?

We don’t usually associate keeping a journal with our beauty products. Neither skin care or makeup. I have certainly never done so, but in review, it seems to be a good idea. No more buying something that gives you a rash…
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Sewing for Yourself 101
3 weeks ago

Sewing for Yourself 101

Have you ever sewn yourself a garment? I’m sure that you at least know the basics of sewing. It was only in recent years that sewing (“home economics”) was no longer taught in public school. Sadly, this seems like a dead art…
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

Senior Isolation Meets Creative Solution
3 days ago

Senior Isolation Meets Creative Solution

I fell into a mission for older people, not through caregiving as many think (that would come later) but through singing. Tired of playing in casinos and night clubs, I went into a senior community and started singing to the residents…
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How to Organize Your Medicine Cabinet for Safety and Convenience
5 days ago

How to Organize Your Medicine Cabinet for Safety and Convenience

If one of your New Year’s intentions is to get more organized, one place you might be thinking of starting is your medicine cabinet. Often, a discombobulated mess of expired medicines, old prescriptions and a scattered array of Band-Aids…
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Why You Shouldn’t Do a Weight Loss Challenge or Quick Start Program
6 days ago

Why You Shouldn’t Do a Weight Loss Challenge or Quick Start Program

I see a lot of ads offering things like a ‘14-day weight loss challenge’ or ‘21-day health restart’ this time of year. Do you? Many people will sign up for them. I have done them myself in years past. I have also created and offered them…
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The Best Medicine of All Time: Laughter
6 days ago

The Best Medicine of All Time: Laughter

When did you have your last good laugh? As we leave 2020 behind with all its tribulations, let’s ring in the new year with a bit of laughter. For all cultures, laughing has been a way to make it through hard times. Last March, Sixty and Me published…
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Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!

5 Words to Never Use in Your Online Dating Profile
1 month ago

5 Words to Never Use in Your Online Dating Profile

By  •  Dating

Returning to the dating scene is overwhelming, especially now that it’s gone digital. The work that goes into picking a platform, choosing flattering photos, and filling out the never-ending questions can be discouraging…
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What Do Older Men Want When it Comes to Senior Dating? You Might be Surprised!
1 month ago

What Do Older Men Want When it Comes to Senior Dating? You Might be Surprised!

As our generation gets a little older, a surprising number of us are putting on our dancing shoes and getting back in the senior dating game. After all, more women over 60 are single than ever before, whether that’s due to divorce…
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You’re Never Too Old to Find Love
2 months ago

You’re Never Too Old to Find Love

By  •  Dating

Life begins again at 60, right? Well, it does if you have the right attitude and know that age is just a number. You can downsize and enjoy the freedom of less stuff; you can start a new business or volunteer; you can pursue long deferred dreams…
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Is a Friends-with-Benefits Relationship the Way to Go in Over 60 Dating?
2 months ago

Is a Friends-with-Benefits Relationship the Way to Go in Over 60 Dating?

By  •  Dating

Patrice, a single woman in her 60s, set up a time to talk with me after a relationship had ended. For eight months, she’d been trying to figure out why a man she’d been with for a year and a half had suddenly dumped her for another woman…
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Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!

Streaming My Way via Vicarious Travel
4 months ago

Streaming My Way via Vicarious Travel

By  •  Travel

Freedom to travel continues to be a much-loved experience that I fear won’t be repeated anytime soon. There are many things I miss about visiting other countries, but the most stimulating for me has been absorbing local culture…
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The Many Possibilities of Exploring Your Own Backyard
4 months ago

The Many Possibilities of Exploring Your Own Backyard

By  •  Travel

As travel guidelines fluctuate, you may be reluctant to plan an international holiday. Yet that doesn’t mean you can’t get away. There’s plenty to explore without crossing a border – you just have to look at things a little differently…
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Skipping Across the Great Lakes on a Skip-Gen Trip
4 months ago

Skipping Across the Great Lakes on a Skip-Gen Trip

By  •  Travel

This past summer I had a marvelous trip to Prince Edward Island, Canada, planned with my 12-year-old granddaughter – which COVID totally torpedoed, of course. As I worked my way through Plans B, C, and D, all the time…
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How Saving During Lockdown Now Can Give You a Better Travel Experience Later
4 months ago

How Saving During Lockdown Now Can Give You a Better Travel Experience Later

Seeing none of us has been able to travel this year, have you created a travel budget for next year? When you look at it, next year’s travel could be one of the biggest travel experiences you may have, but only if the borders are open…
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Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

What Does Breathing Have to Do with Money?
3 weeks ago

What Does Breathing Have to Do with Money?

“Take a deep breath!” That was probably a common phrase that was used when we were younger if we were upset about something. Or we might have been told to “calm down, count to 10” or “walk it off.” Who knew this age-old advice…
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Tips for Finding a Job After 60
3 weeks ago

Tips for Finding a Job After 60

Many people are working well beyond the traditional retirement age, partly out of necessity and partly because they still want to contribute and are not ready to retire. Whether you’ve been laid off, you’re retired and looking…
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Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Financial Advisor
3 weeks ago

Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Financial Advisor

One of the most important decisions you will make is choosing your financial advisor. A financial advisor generally manages your money and provides financial guidance at critical life moments, so they can help shape your life situation…
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Financially, Millennials Have More in Common with Their Grandparents Than Us!
4 weeks ago

Financially, Millennials Have More in Common with Their Grandparents Than Us!

Our attitudes toward the important things in life – relationships, money, and careers – are shaped by the experiences we have in our youth. The Millennial generation – our kids, in other words – are demonstrating this in their attitudes…
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Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!

Make Yourself at Home… in Your Own Home
1 week ago

Make Yourself at Home… in Your Own Home

By  •  Lifestyle

While 2020 was certainly trying for most of us, the Year of Covid can also be viewed as one that forced us to slow down and see our lives through a close-up lens. It shined a spotlight on what was working and also unmasked what…
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50 Gift Ideas for 70th Birthday
1 week ago

50 Gift Ideas for 70th Birthday

Your 70th birthday is a big one! I experienced it already, so I know. The inevitable question is, “What gift would you like?” It will come as no surprise that my first wish was to have my sons and grandchildren all together…
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So How Are You Using Your Covid Quarantine Time?
1 week ago

So How Are You Using Your Covid Quarantine Time?

By  •  Lifestyle

At 78 years old, my friend Dee (not her real name) has just lost 45 pounds, is working on her teeth, finished writing three novels and countless short stories, and vastly improved her fitness. All under quarantine…
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Hygge is More than Just a Cozy Home! Get More from this Wonderful Concept After 60
1 week ago

Hygge is More than Just a Cozy Home! Get More from this Wonderful Concept After 60

This beautiful Danish concept has become quite commercialized, so that as soon as we hear the word hygge (pronounced hooguh), our mind jumps to bulky sweaters, crackling fires and hot chocolate (or mulled wine)…
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Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

7 Ways to Face Your Shadow Side and Express Your True Self After 60
4 days ago

7 Ways to Face Your Shadow Side and Express Your True Self After 60

By  •  Mindset

A few years ago, an older, well-dressed woman walked into my therapy office. She seemed agitated. Nervously, she told me that she was unable to eat or sleep because she was troubled by sexual fantasies about her best friend’s husband…
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Finding Your New Identity After 60 Requires Saying Goodbye to the Old One
4 days ago

Finding Your New Identity After 60 Requires Saying Goodbye to the Old One

Most of us do not stop to reflect on how entwined our identity is with our work roles. Have you noticed how people meeting you for the first time tend to start a conversation by asking what you do? That is because it is a very useful entry to…
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Do You Secretly Judge Others? How to Enjoy Life After 60 with an Attitude of Gratitude
1 week ago

Do You Secretly Judge Others? How to Enjoy Life After 60 with an Attitude of Gratitude

When we refuse to judge others, we express love and compassion. Love does not mean we become passive and allow others to abuse us. It is quite the contrary. Compassion is not weak but strong. It allows us to see where the suffering…
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Will 2021 Be the Year of the Older Woman?
1 week ago

Will 2021 Be the Year of the Older Woman?

By  •  Mindset

The start of the year is a popular time to reflect. So, I’m inclined to be a little philosophical as we greet 2021 while pulling ourselves out of the abyss of the past year and catching our collective breath. I know there’s nothing…
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