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Do’s and Don’ts of Shopping with Friends
3 weeks ago

Do’s and Don’ts of Shopping with Friends

Many articles will tout that you should never go shopping with friends. I’ve heard the reasoning being either you end up buying things that aren’t “you” or it takes too much time. Yet friend time is very important…
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A 60-Plus-Year-Old Pro Makeup Artist Shares Her A.M. and P.M. Skin Care Routines
3 weeks ago

A 60-Plus-Year-Old Pro Makeup Artist Shares Her A.M. and P.M. Skin Care Routines

Since no one among us escapes the aging process, we certainly see a few changes in our skin as we reach our fifth decade. But we are fortunate that there are some great skin care products out there that can help. And finding a good skin care…
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How a Lockdown Makeover Can Lift Your Mood
3 weeks ago

How a Lockdown Makeover Can Lift Your Mood

I have a confession. I haven’t had my hair cut or colored in over nine months. I was overdue when the pandemic hit and now, even though salons in my area have finally reopened, I still haven’t made an appointment with my stylist…
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The Smudge-Proof Guide to Masks and Makeup
3 weeks ago

The Smudge-Proof Guide to Masks and Makeup

I adore lipstick. If you were here, I’d show you my 60-plus tubes of the stuff, along with over 50 shades separated into three compartmentalized plastic containers in my makeup-kit for my professional work…
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

The 4 Doctor’s Visits You Shouldn’t Miss
1 week ago

The 4 Doctor’s Visits You Shouldn’t Miss

Visiting the doctor. It’s one of the most important things you should do, but also one of the easiest things to put off. However, as you get older the temptation to conveniently forget about doctors’ appointments becomes stronger…
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What You Need to Know About Night Eating After 60
1 week ago

What You Need to Know About Night Eating After 60

One issue with which many of my clients struggle is eating at night, after they have had dinner. I hear things like: “My husband and I watch TV and snack after dinner.” “I feel mildly hungry around 9-ish, and am afraid that if I don’t eat…
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Don’t Ignore Your Posture! 5 Ways to Get Your Healthy Back Back
1 week ago

Don’t Ignore Your Posture! 5 Ways to Get Your Healthy Back Back

Especially in your 60s, with the weight of becoming a ‘senior’ bearing down a life of working and raising a family at a plateau, your back can buckle under the pressure. Bad posture doesn’t just simply look bad, though…
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Fabulous Fall Soups: “All but the Kitchen Sink”
2 weeks ago

Fabulous Fall Soups: “All but the Kitchen Sink”

Fall is here, with changing leaf colors and cooler days, and slowly creeping towards winter cold. The winter soup pot is starting its busy season to help us stay warm during the winter. I make soup regularly at our house all year long…
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Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!

3 Ways Women Need to Rethink Online Dating Over 60
4 months ago

3 Ways Women Need to Rethink Online Dating Over 60

A long time ago, marriages commonly occurred when two people grew up together in a small town and got to know each other over time. Read More

How Much Is Too Much? The Truth About Age Difference and Relationships
4 months ago

How Much Is Too Much? The Truth About Age Difference and Relationships

By  •  Dating

Do you see yourself with a toy-boy, or maybe you prefer a father figure image? What is the truth about age difference in relationships? Does it really matter, and how could it affect you? Let’s explore the issues.
In over 20 years as a matchmaker…
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9 Original Dating Ideas for Covid Times
4 months ago

9 Original Dating Ideas for Covid Times

The old “Would you like to go out for dinner?” isn’t appropriate these days, but don’t give up. Especially if you talked or “met” on a dating site before Covid but didn’t have a chance to get together. The important thing is, he’s nice…
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Is It Time to Get Out and Start Dating Again? (Absolutely!) Here’s Why
5 months ago

Is It Time to Get Out and Start Dating Again? (Absolutely!) Here’s Why

By  •  Dating

The past few months have been hard on everyone but especially when you’re single. Being in self-isolation meant dealing with every issue that came up on your own whether it was financial…
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Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!

How to Make the Most of Local Attractions When You Can’t Go Far from Home
3 months ago

How to Make the Most of Local Attractions When You Can’t Go Far from Home

Many of us do not know when we will be able to travel again internationally or even further afield in our own country. If you are like me, I am feeling like I have cabin fever. I want to be able to get out and explore…
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How I Learned to Hike Solo while Staying Safe on the Trails
3 months ago

How I Learned to Hike Solo while Staying Safe on the Trails

Wandering along a gently flowing creek on a warm summer day has been a favorite outing most of my life. I’ve never felt the urge to venture out on backpacking or backcountry excursions, but a day hike up into the hills…
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Turn Your Dreams Into Future Travel Plans
4 months ago

Turn Your Dreams Into Future Travel Plans

By  •  Travel

Being an Experiential Travel Advisor, I can tell you that business is a little slow right now. So, while I have some downtime, I would like to share with you just what experiential travel is all about. To put it simply, it is the difference between…
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Travel Restrictions Will Lift – Where Are You Going First?
4 months ago

Travel Restrictions Will Lift – Where Are You Going First?

By  •  Travel

If you love to travel, it’s quite likely that you have had plans affected by the pandemic. If you’d been dreaming of a particular trip, you’re probably kicking yourself for waiting. Yet as restrictions start to relax, it’s hard to balance the desire to travel…
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Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

11 Essential Things to Consider Before Starting a Business in Your 60s
3 weeks ago

11 Essential Things to Consider Before Starting a Business in Your 60s

Many people hope to own their own business, but very few do. In addition, women around the world are hesitant to become entrepreneurs because they feel they lack confidence and resources. A successful European…
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6 Ways to Utilize Tax-Smart Charitable Giving
3 weeks ago

6 Ways to Utilize Tax-Smart Charitable Giving

Charitable giving often conjures up images of the uber-wealthy creating foundations and complex trusts. While this is certainly true, a lot of people without millions regularly give money to the causes they support…
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10 Ways to Avoid Embarrassing Mistakes in Your Emails
4 weeks ago

10 Ways to Avoid Embarrassing Mistakes in Your Emails

Have you ever written an email, clicked send, and then found an embarrassing mistake? Often, you don’t see that misspelled word or insensitive phrasing until it’s too late, right? Read More

10 Tips for Preparing for Retirement and Defeating the “Money Worry” Gene
4 weeks ago

10 Tips for Preparing for Retirement and Defeating the “Money Worry” Gene

We all have chromosomes (DNA) that are encoded with our genes in every cell in our body. There are 22 pairs of chromosomes that determine everything from the color of our hair and eyes to our ancestry and mental abilities. Read More

Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!

Don’t Go Down the Rabbit Hole: Resisting Conspiracy Theories
1 week ago

Don’t Go Down the Rabbit Hole: Resisting Conspiracy Theories

When I woke up at 8 am on my 68th birthday, I was confused to see that it was still dark. In a day unlike any other in my life, daylight never came. The sky remained dark with a purplish red hue. Cars drove with headlamps lit…
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Trying to Save Money for Retirement? Understand the Tricks Advertisers Use
1 week ago

Trying to Save Money for Retirement? Understand the Tricks Advertisers Use

Boomers are bombarded daily with advertising messages that attempt to influence us. Recognizing some of their tactics can make us less susceptible. It is rare that someone in the business world describes these tactics in detail…
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Don’t Be Afraid to Do Something Badly… At First!
2 weeks ago

Don’t Be Afraid to Do Something Badly… At First!

If you’re like me, you’ve settled into a kind of placid existence which gratefully lacks the high anxiety and fear of the initial onset of the pandemic. Like me, you’ve probably replaced all that with a routine that gets you through the day…
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Start Planning Now for the Best 2021 Feelgood Moments
2 weeks ago

Start Planning Now for the Best 2021 Feelgood Moments

We hear so much today about ‘living your best life’ that, without the benefit of age and wisdom, it would be easy to imagine that everyone around us was managing to do exactly that. In fact, the clue in the phrase is in the word ‘your’…
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Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

4 Ways to Pamper Yourself in Retirement without Breaking the Bank
2 weeks ago

4 Ways to Pamper Yourself in Retirement without Breaking the Bank

We spend years dreaming about our retirement. All of the things we will do, and all of the time we will have to do them, are often the center of these aspirations. Still, many people report that all of the free time they thought they would have…
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6 Amazing Magazines for Women Over 60
2 weeks ago

6 Amazing Magazines for Women Over 60

Part of my inspiration for starting Sixty and Me was the feeling that too many media outlets do not devote enough attention to women over 60. I feel that we are too often invisible on magazine covers and on TV shows, and our voices…
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Finding Joy During Covid – A Pessimist’s Guide
3 weeks ago

Finding Joy During Covid – A Pessimist’s Guide

I’ve always been a full-fledged pessimist. Completely developed and continually active, nearly one hundred percent of the time. I wish it weren’t so, but it’s a genetic and environmental legacy. I come from negative, critical stock…
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Recognizing Your Potential as a Woman in Midlife and Beyond
3 weeks ago

Recognizing Your Potential as a Woman in Midlife and Beyond

By  •  Mindset

Women over 60 may remember our younger days when we fought for the acknowledgement of women as equals. When we wanted to be “seen” for who we really were. Gone were the days of subservience to the patriarchal structure…
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