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6 Fashion Faux Pas that Kill Your Style Over 60
2 weeks ago

6 Fashion Faux Pas that Kill Your Style Over 60

When I interviewed fashion expert, Melanie Payge, I was shocked to find out that I was committing several serious fashion faux pas. Not only was I drawing attention away from my best assets, but, I was actually making some of the challenges…
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10+ Tips for Sparse Eyebrows (Demos Using Different Techniques and Products)
3 weeks ago

10+ Tips for Sparse Eyebrows (Demos Using Different Techniques and Products)

If you are over 50, chances are you’ve noticed a few changes in your eyebrow area. Figuring out how to get the shape just right without making your brows look drawn on, too dark, too thick or uneven can be challenging. But with the right products, techniques…
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Are Older Women Showing Too Much Skin?
3 weeks ago

Are Older Women Showing Too Much Skin?

Not long ago the eternally sexy Susan Sarandon appeared at an awards ceremony wearing a white tuxedo pantsuit, with lapels cut almost to her waist, revealing a good portion of her cleavage. Her bust was covered by a black bra/bustier…
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What Is in Your Retirement Wardrobe?
4 weeks ago

What Is in Your Retirement Wardrobe?

Except for front line workers and clerks (and God bless all of you who are) a lot of us have been experiencing a form of “retirement,” during the pandemic lockdown. We’ve been relegated to living in sweats and athleisure outfits…
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

Do You Need to Enroll in Medicare If You Have Employer Insurance?
4 days ago

Do You Need to Enroll in Medicare If You Have Employer Insurance?

As you near retirement age, you may often wonder how you will pay for your healthcare needs. For most older adults, some form of Medicare is often the most comprehensive and cost-effective solution. However, what about those of us who have an insurance…
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Stop! Don’t Compare Your Health Stats to Those of Your Spouse!
6 days ago

Stop! Don’t Compare Your Health Stats to Those of Your Spouse!

Your health is just that – your health. Comparing your laboratory results with your spouse or partner will only lead to confusion and distress. Of course, there are lots of things we can do to optimize our health stats and lead healthier, longer lives…
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Diet and Nutrition Can Help You Manage Urinary Incontinence
7 days ago

Diet and Nutrition Can Help You Manage Urinary Incontinence

It’s no secret that many boomers suffer with urinary incontinence. In fact, almost 60 percent of us in our 60s, and 75 percent of us over 75, will experience it. Whether sporadic or ongoing, one specific type – stress, urge (also known as overactive bladder), overflow…
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Is Reminiscing Keeping You from Losing Weight?
1 week ago

Is Reminiscing Keeping You from Losing Weight?

Telling old stories can be so fun. Thinking about past vacations or remembering events with our friends can be so entertaining. I love revisiting stories about my children when they were young or rehashing tales of my youth with childhood friends…
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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?
1 month ago

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

By  •  Dating

Some time ago, there was an article in The Wall Street Journal challenging the longstanding belief that men should pay for women on the first date. In my role as therapist, I sit with men of all ages who wish to be generous. Many of them…
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Is He Real or Not: 2 Clues to Look for in Online Dating Profiles
1 month ago

Is He Real or Not: 2 Clues to Look for in Online Dating Profiles

By  •  Dating

Some women believe there are no good men online. I strongly disagree. Every day, I see my clients attracting good men into their lives even safely during Covid. Part of the reason is they have the tools for quickly being able to discern…
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4 Things I Learned About Relationships from My Characters
1 month ago

4 Things I Learned About Relationships from My Characters

When I started guest blogging for Sixty and Me, I had no clue two of my main characters would beg to join me. But Sunny Chanel (Middle Ageish) and Dana Narvana (Eat Your Heart Out) insisted. Besides, I have a secret…
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Strong Independent Women Can and Do Find Love
2 months ago

Strong Independent Women Can and Do Find Love

By  •  Dating

I was single for 10 years after my divorce. During that time, I engaged in a lot of online dating. Many dates were what I called “one and done.” It wasn’t that I couldn’t relate to the male ego as a strong independent woman who made a very nice…
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Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!

Goal Setting Through Vicarious Travel and Exercise
3 months ago

Goal Setting Through Vicarious Travel and Exercise

By  •  Travel

I feel we are on the cusp of gaining some freedom to travel again. Until that becomes a sure thing, I’d like to share with you some virtual activities that can benefit our wellbeing and substitute for our love of travel. I have continually searched…
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5 Bucket List Travel Destinations for 2021
3 months ago

5 Bucket List Travel Destinations for 2021

By  •  Travel

As we leave 2020 behind, there are many reasons to be optimistic and, dare I say it, start thinking about travel. If 2020 has taught us one thing, it must be that time is precious. If you love to travel, you’ll be keen to make up…
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How to Virtually Experience the World During a Pandemic
4 months ago

How to Virtually Experience the World During a Pandemic

By  •  Travel

It looks like we might have a long winter with the pandemic, even with the vaccines beginning to roll out. As we continue to bunker down and stay safer at home, it can get harder to entertain ourselves. Though it’s not the real thing…
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The Art of Packing for a Day Trip
6 months ago

The Art of Packing for a Day Trip

In our current climate with travel restrictions in place around the world, day trips outside of our hometown are a way to feel that we are taking some well-deserved R & R. We normally pack everything in a carry-on for our…
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Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

Why You Need to Be Ready to Take Over Your Family Finances
4 weeks ago

Why You Need to Be Ready to Take Over Your Family Finances

My husband didn’t expect to be diagnosed with esophageal cancer at age 34. I didn’t expect to become a widow at age 35. While it’s hard to call it a silver-lining, we were fortunate in that I was always our family’s breadwinner…
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Surprise! Divorced Spouses Can Get Social Security Benefits
4 weeks ago

Surprise! Divorced Spouses Can Get Social Security Benefits

Many women believe that they are not entitled to Social Security if they are divorced. The truth is you can get Social Security on your ex-spouse’s record, under certain circumstances, even if you have been divorced for many years…
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What Skills Will You Use in the Second Half of Life?
4 weeks ago

What Skills Will You Use in the Second Half of Life?

Have you thought about what kind of skills you want to carry with you into the second half of your life? Have you thought about the skills you wish to leave behind? Do you know the difference between your talents and skills?
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5 Reasons Why Boomers Want to Work in Retirement
1 month ago

5 Reasons Why Boomers Want to Work in Retirement

If I asked you to provide some reasons as to why many Boomers want to continue working in retirement, the most frequent answer would be, “for the money.” I don’t doubt that is the main motive, but I would like to further…
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Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!

Age Well by Leaping into the Breach after 60
5 days ago

Age Well by Leaping into the Breach after 60

By  •  Lifestyle

The “breach,” the way I see it, is an invitation to take on what time we have and fill it with the kind of adventure which enlivens us, makes us youthful again because of the nature of the challenge. The rest? That’s up to the gods, if you will…
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Passport to Freedom: Do You Remember Your First Car?
5 days ago

Passport to Freedom: Do You Remember Your First Car?

My first car was a 1973 Pontiac Firebird, candy apple red with a white roof and a black interior. My father gave it to me for Christmas in 1972 as a reward for my pending college graduation the following May.

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4 Helpful Tips for Sharing a Bed After 60
6 days ago

4 Helpful Tips for Sharing a Bed After 60

I am lucky enough to live with a loved one – nothing to be taken for granted as we age. Additionally, we still share a bed. Problem is, as you get older, comfort during your sleep time seems increasingly vital. As a result, sharing a bed can be both a blessing…
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Looking Into the Future: What’s in Your Human Survival Kit?
6 days ago

Looking Into the Future: What’s in Your Human Survival Kit?

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a human survival kit in your possession? The kit would answer the most important questions about your life. How will your life end? Will you find love? Will you be fulfilled emotionally and psychologically?
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Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

Would You Like to Be Young Again?
2 weeks ago

Would You Like to Be Young Again?

By  •  Mindset

As we move into our ‘senior years’, a whole lot of new questions begin to emerge in our day-to-day thinking. Some of us may look into the future and begin to worry about coping with long term illness or, indeed, dying. Others, in contrast, may begin…
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On Living Well, Loving Deeply and Being Grateful for All of Life
2 weeks ago

On Living Well, Loving Deeply and Being Grateful for All of Life

By  •  Mindset

The ability to be thankful for life’s ugliness as much as for what uplifts us is one lesson that I learned from certain characters which came to life via the talented imagination of Larry McMurtry. The author rode into his own Western sunset this past week at 84…
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7 Reasons Why You Should Celebrate Getting Older
4 weeks ago

7 Reasons Why You Should Celebrate Getting Older

Have you noticed the decades cruising by at an uncomfortable rate of speed? Did you stop counting birthdays a long time ago? Do you dread getting older? In spite of all, I celebrate getting older. At the age of 62 these are the best days…
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How to Silence That Pesky Inner Critic in the Mirror
4 weeks ago

How to Silence That Pesky Inner Critic in the Mirror

Who is that sharp tongued harpy, and why is she in my head? I certainly didn’t invite her to join me, but she showed up around a decade ago and has overstayed her welcome for sure. I would guess most women have a version of her lurking…
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