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In today’s video, Margaret Manning of Sixty and Me talks with style expert Jodie Filogmo, of Jodie’s Touch of Style, about fashion for mature women and one of this season’s biggest trends – leopard spots and other animal prints.
You know those days: one piece of hair sticks out awkwardly; what is supposed to be full on the top or sides lies flat; the curl goes in the wrong direction on one side; your hair just looks like a limp dishrag…
Sounds impossible, right?! Wrong! It’s very possible. Let me explain …
As we grow older and our body takes on different forms and dimensions (we become shape shifters), we may continue to dress as we always have, not realising it just doesn’t work anymore.
Actress and model Isabella Rossellini told a story a few years ago about an incident that occurred with her while she was perusing items at an antique store.
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Coming home from grocery stores in the past weeks during this rapidly escalating Covid-19 outbreak has left me both anxious and overwhelmed. As I’ve scanned the increasing number of empty shelves in most grocery chains…
Are you feeling anxious or worried some of the time? Are you struggling with personal challenges or everything that’s going on in the world around us? Are you looking for ways to help cope at this difficult time?
Up until now, I’ve haven’t written too much about the coronavirus (covid-19) outbreak. But, after much soul-searching, I decided that I had an obligation to help all of you to get through this difficult time…
The more I thought about the novel coronavirus situation, the more I realized that I had a responsibility to help get the word out about the simple steps that we can take to protect ourselves. Over the next few weeks, I will be producing a series of articles and videos to help the women in our community…
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Dating at any age can be challenging. Here are some ways you can deal with the most common things that can happen in language that might be new to you!
They say you never know what it’s like to stand in another person’s shoes. This is such a profound and true statement when it comes to the relationship between married and single friends in their 50s, 60s and beyond…
I recently had another of those relationship discussions with a few single friends. What they have in common is, they all have plunged into online dating. And everyone agrees that online dating is more painful…
Dating for older women can be as exciting as we want it to be! But what happens when you meet a man a little younger? Should you pursue it? Is the relationship doomed to fail from the beginning? Is the age difference an issue that cannot be overcome?
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Look back over the years and if you’re lucky, you’ll have clocked up a fair few holidays. Sun-soaked beaches, less-than-perfect campsites, city wanderings…
With the outbreak of Coronavirus, you might be worried about your travel plans. This article’s intention is to offer some insight to assist you with the decisions you may need to make…
The word Uzbekistan doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. And you might be forgiven for not instantly pinpointing it on a map. Yet for centuries, Uzbekistan was at the heart of the world’s trade…
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You’ve no doubt heard about the recent market volatility related to Coronavirus and the reaction to this unexpected pandemic. Nobody likes sitting on their hands when it feels like they should be doing something…
Social Security is dead. It just hasn’t stopped twitching. This is the only conclusion that I can come to after reviewing all of the available data and considering the political and social environment that we are likely to face over the next 20-30 years.
In fact, the more I think about Social Security, the more I believe that everyone, from recent retirees to Millennials need to assume that this safety net will disappear, in whole, or in part, within the next few decades.
Imagine the following scenario. You are 57-years-old and have less than $10,000 saved for retirement. Realizing that you have less than a decade before “retirement age,” you decide that you are going to do “whatever it takes” (literally!) to get your retirement dreams back on track. So, you set out to find a part-time job with the intention of saving every penny of extra income.
Are you still living in your oversized family home despite the fact that your kids have long ago flown the nest? Do you still own a car even though you no longer commute? Are you proudly proclaiming to the world that you are retiring soon and that you will never work again?
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One of the “silver linings” people are mentioning regarding the Coronavirus quarantine is that they finally have time to write. This can be your opportunity to flesh out the plot for that novel…
While technology can cause stress and anxiety in our lives, it also can bring us more joy. Everything around us seems to be getting more hectic and stressful. If we aren’t worried about getting the Coronavirus, it’s a volatile political climate we are immersed in…
I have written several articles and given presentations on the importance of getting your affairs in order for your loved ones prior to your death. In fact, I created a flash drive called My Affairs in Order that allows you to record financial and personal information for your family.
For many of us, the idea of getting outside of our comfort zone is very scary. And rightly so, it isn’t comfortable!
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Several counties in the San Francisco Bay Area have already announced a mandatory shelter-in-place requirement. They said all non-essential businesses would have to be closed…
Resilience is the ability to adapt and overcome, rebounding from stressors and returning to a balanced state of well-being. It’s key to living a positive quality of life…
Pessimism is rampant in the world today, with good reason. Our health and, for many, financial well-being, are severely at risk. Surely, there is nothing to be optimistic about…
The current coronavirus self-isolation won’t last forever. In several weeks, we will be able to open our doors and get outside. And that’s when we will be able to feel appreciation…
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