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For anyone, really, but particularly for those of us over 60, wearing a beautiful scarf is a fabulous and very effective way to brighten up, freshen up, and liven up any outfit. It can also complete a look.
Fashion is about self-expression. You choose outfits that appeal to you. You desire that your clothes say something significant to the world around you.
Every woman has had that moment where she’s looked in her wardrobe and felt she has nothing to wear! When this happens, the first instinct might be to grab the credit card and go shopping, but with a few genius tips and tricks, you can practically have a new wardrobe without spending a cent! If you want to see your clothes with fresh eyes, you’ll definitely enjoy today’s interview with Jodie Filogomo!
As a professional makeup artist, the question of how to make-up hooded lids and create a stunning eye is a frequent and enthusiastic query…
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It’s rare to find people in our society, especially past a certain age, who sit or stand with a fully-elongated, upright spine. In fact, chronic rounding of the spine…
Would you rather read a book than take a walk? Do you prefer cooking to working out? Well, you’re not alone.
When actress Meryl Streep was recently asked to share her most important message for women, she kept it very simple: “Stop worrying about your weight.”
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
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?
People everywhere are fascinated by sex. I am not the first to say so. We wonder what other people do and when and what it means to them. And some wonder how long it continues…
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Generally speaking, those who love boutique travel are seeking to escape the crowds, identical hotel rooms and nose-to-tail tourist attractions. They are looking for low key and authentic…
You’re going where? That’s usually the reaction you can expect when you say sub-Saharan Africa, or Uzbekistan, or East Timor. Because let’s face it, some people think there’s a cut-off age for adventure…
As we approach 2020 and a brand-new decade, now is the perfect time to begin to plan for 2020 and beyond. More than ever, women 50+ are reimagining what it is to grow older and changing the way the world perceives aging…
Do you look forward to taking a walk every day? If so, you may well be thinking about making your next vacation one that involves walking. The fact is that once you incorporate walking into your daily routine…
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In retirement, you’re likely to miss certain aspects of your working life that you’re no longer able to do as much. One of them is using credit. You might be wondering…
Most people don’t believe they’ll live to be a hundred, and it shows in the way they build their financial plans, if they have one at all. The projected age that people start thinking about retirement is 60 or 65…
I woke up on January 2nd this year in a complete state of panic. I’d slept poorly – having a version of my standard “getting lost” dream. (This time, I was on a bus you couldn’t disembark…)
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
There’s no advance warning system to predict one’s response to retirement.
You can chat yourself up before the actual day arrives. You can bathe in some fuzzy ‘before-glow’ about the leisurely life you’re about to experience. However, nothing can prepare you for the moment your world shifts from deadlines and demands to dead time and sweat pants.
Retirement takes a lot of us by surprise. After traveling a couple of years down the path of my own retirement – and having many conversations with other women – I’m more convinced than ever that retirement holds a lot of unknowns…
Living alone is a luxury for single people. In my case, I relish having total privacy. It’s because I grew up sharing a bedroom with a sibling. Then, I left home for college and moved into a dorm, only to share another small room.
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
“I feel invisible because of my age,” is a leading thought in the minds of many women of a certain age.
I did not say a specific age, nor did I say all women are faced with this dilemma. After all, these feelings depend on the woman. But I will say this, more women than not, as they age, feel invisible.
We are off to a new year, with our hopes, our fears, our dreams, and, of course – our resolutions. Along with the usual goals of weight loss/gain, exercise enhancement, being a better parent/spouse/colleague…
We live in a busy world. Its surrounds us with many options, decisions and choices.
As an older woman, you have years of experience and wisdom. It would be wise to assume that you’d ooze self-confidence.
However, that isn’t always the case, especially in a world that is focused on youthful appearances. We say, “Screw that!”
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