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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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Hairstyles for Women Over 60 with Fine Hair
1 month ago

Hairstyles for Women Over 60 with Fine Hair

Hair tends to lose color and thin out naturally as we age. Genetics, lifestyle, and diet are all factors that can lead us to have thinner hair in our 60s. Some things you can control while others you can’t. Overuse of styling…
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Holiday Fashion for At-Home Celebrations (VIDEO)
1 month ago

Holiday Fashion for At-Home Celebrations (VIDEO)

Christmas and New Year are upon us. A lot of you are not feeling it. You may have a lot of reasons to stay in hiding! But here’s some advice: don’t! If you have gotten comfortable with your endless routine of…
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7 Ways Older Women Can Make Their Eyes Look Bigger and More Lifted (VIDEO)
1 month ago

7 Ways Older Women Can Make Their Eyes Look Bigger and More Lifted (VIDEO)

There are some wonderful makeup techniques we can use to create bigger and even more beautiful, lifted eyes. And since our eyes are the first place to show age, this is especially important for those of us over 50. The right makeup…
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

How to Organize Your Medicine Cabinet for Safety and Convenience
1 week 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
1 week 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
1 week 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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5 Non-Negotiable Rules of Strength Training for Women Over 50
1 week ago

5 Non-Negotiable Rules of Strength Training for Women Over 50

Here’s the thing about fitness information: It changes constantly. New research, trends and fads steer us in directions we believe will be The Answer to whatever fitness problem ails us. One day we’re squeezing the life out…
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Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!

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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Dating Tips for Mature Women: 7 Signs He’s Bad for You (and 7 He’s Got it Bad for You!)
2 months ago

Dating Tips for Mature Women: 7 Signs He’s Bad for You (and 7 He’s Got it Bad for You!)

If a guy really likes you, he wants to be with you. Common sense. But what about in the beginning, before it’s a relationship. How do you know a man is interested then? At our age, it’s not like you’ll see him in fourth period English…               

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Tackling the 4 Unsuccessful Dating Habits That Mature Women Develop
3 months ago

Tackling the 4 Unsuccessful Dating Habits That Mature Women Develop

By  •  Dating

Mature women are not that much different than their younger counterparts when it comes to dating. They want to love and be loved. Yet, because they’ve had decades to master the art of dating, they often pick up…
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After 50 Dating: 10 Financial Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Committing
3 months ago

After 50 Dating: 10 Financial Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Committing

Money and sex regularly rank as the most common reasons couples fight.

Research from LearnVest’s Money Habits and Confessions Survey, conducted by Wakefield Research, concluded that financial issues are more than twice as likely as sex to cause tension in a relationship. Read More

Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!

How Literature Can Help You Prepare for Your Next Holiday
5 months ago

How Literature Can Help You Prepare for Your Next Holiday

By  •  Travel

We’re all feeling a little hemmed in right now; not sure where to turn or how we can plan for the future. For some of us, these may be the retirement years in which we planned to travel extensively; while for those of us who…
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5 Tips for Skip-Gen Travel in the Age of Covid-19
6 months ago

5 Tips for Skip-Gen Travel in the Age of Covid-19

By  •  Travel

Perhaps you are a “newbie” to skip-gen travel, and this was the summer you planned to take that first special trip with your grandchild. Or perhaps you are a seasoned skip-gen traveler and were looking forward to another great trip…
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How to Make the Most of Local Attractions When You Can’t Go Far from Home
6 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
6 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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Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

Get More from Your Money with Retirement Distribution Planning
1 month ago

Get More from Your Money with Retirement Distribution Planning

One of the major concerns for those entering into retirement is no longer having a paycheck. In addition, there is a normal fear of running out of money and having to spend what we spent a lifetime saving. One of the primary issues is…
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How to Stay Fresh in Your Encore Career
1 month ago

How to Stay Fresh in Your Encore Career

There’s an old expression that seasoned college professors like to invoke about teaching: “The first year you get it wrong. The second year you fix it. And the third year you’re bored.” As I settle into my third year running my…
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3 Social Security Myths Almost Everybody Believes
1 month ago

3 Social Security Myths Almost Everybody Believes

With their many twists and turns, the thought of trying to figure out Social Security policies can make your head spin. Myths abound about Social Security. Unfortunately, many people believe them. Sadly, these myths can cost you big time…
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The Holiday Gift of Being Financially Organized
1 month ago

The Holiday Gift of Being Financially Organized

What is a favorite memory you have of holiday time as a child? Maybe it was related to an event or activity rather than a gift. Or perhaps you have smells or sounds that come to mind when you think of the holidays. I remember getting…
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Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!

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?
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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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Interior Work That Can Be Done During the Cold Winter Months
2 weeks ago

Interior Work That Can Be Done During the Cold Winter Months

Even with all the holiday cheer packed in the cold months, the winter blues can easily creep up on you. Don’t let the cold keep you down. Doing some interior work in your home is a great way to ward off cabin fever during those…
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Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

Do You Secretly Judge Others? How to Enjoy Life After 60 with an Attitude of Gratitude
2 weeks 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?
2 weeks 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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Visual Dreaming for a Better 2021
2 weeks ago

Visual Dreaming for a Better 2021

By  •  Mindset

This is the time of year that I take out my magazines, gather my markers and glue, and begin to think about what I want in the New Year. For at least 5 years, I’ve been hosting a Vision Board Party for four or five of my girlfriends…
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How Will You Nourish Yourself This Year?
2 weeks ago

How Will You Nourish Yourself This Year?

By  •  Mindset

Our life choices either deplete us or nourish us. They affect us physically, emotionally and spiritually, usually all at the same time. We can feel our choices down to the bone, in our gut and around our heart space. Our bodies speak to us…
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