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6 Fashion Faux Pas that Kill Your Style Over 60
4 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)
4 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?
1 month 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?
1 month 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!

Can 12 Minutes of Daily Yoga Really Increase Bone Density and Fight Osteoporosis?
1 week ago

Can 12 Minutes of Daily Yoga Really Increase Bone Density and Fight Osteoporosis?

With menopause, women’s bones lose the protection of estrogen. The decrease in bone mineral density (BMD) that occurs with aging is called osteopenia when it is mild and osteoporosis when it is more severe. Approximately 200 million women…
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Choosing the Right Questions to Ask Your Doctor When Facing a Serious Diagnosis
1 week ago

Choosing the Right Questions to Ask Your Doctor When Facing a Serious Diagnosis

Shortly after my then-85-year-old mother was diagnosed with a brain tumor, my brother and I accompanied her to meetings with several specialists. We were trying to determine what, if any, treatment would make the most sense for her…
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7 Ways to Help Yourself Deal with Stress
2 weeks ago

7 Ways to Help Yourself Deal with Stress

Do you shove stressful feelings deep inside to deal with another day? Perhaps you bury yourself in work, or you compartmentalise stressful thoughts and lock them away in your mind? Do you behave in a destructive manner towards inanimate objects…
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Intermittent Fasting and the 5:2 Diet Made Easy for Women Over 60
2 weeks ago

Intermittent Fasting and the 5:2 Diet Made Easy for Women Over 60

As a nutritionist and blogger at Alternative Ageing, I am a keen fan of fasting. So when the 5:2 diet hit the headlines a couple of years ago, I happily embraced this form of intermittent fasting for the sake of my health as well as my waistline…
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Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!

4 Things I Learned About Relationships from My Characters
2 months 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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Finding Love After 60 – Advice from the Sixty and Me Community
2 months ago

Finding Love After 60 – Advice from the Sixty and Me Community

Dating over 60 is a major topic of discussion and curiosity for women in the Sixty and Me community – and with good reason. Many women over 60 are embarking on a new stage of life with different relationship statuses…
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Never Say “Never” When It Comes to Finding Love After a Loss
2 months ago

Never Say “Never” When It Comes to Finding Love After a Loss

The death of my husband more than a decade ago was the toughest experience of my life. I had turned 60 just a month before his passing. I fully expected that at my age and stage of life, I should and would be content with my professional work…
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Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!

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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6 Tips on How to Get Back to Traveling NOW
6 months ago

6 Tips on How to Get Back to Traveling NOW

It’s either spring or fall in your part of the world, a perfect time to get out there, stretch your legs and your imaginations again. Yes, there are changes in the way we can travel now but with some simple tips it is definitely a go…
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Streaming My Way via Vicarious Travel
7 months ago

Streaming My Way via Vicarious Travel

By  •  Travel

Freedom to travel continues to be a much-loved experience that I fear won’t be repeated anytime soon. There are many things I miss about visiting other countries, but the most stimulating for me has been absorbing local culture…
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The Many Possibilities of Exploring Your Own Backyard
7 months ago

The Many Possibilities of Exploring Your Own Backyard

By  •  Travel

As travel guidelines fluctuate, you may be reluctant to plan an international holiday. Yet that doesn’t mean you can’t get away. There’s plenty to explore without crossing a border – you just have to look at things a little differently…
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Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

The Magic (Pass)Words: It’s Not About Knowing, It’s About Doing (VIDEO)
2 months ago

The Magic (Pass)Words: It’s Not About Knowing, It’s About Doing (VIDEO)

How many passwords do you have to keep track of? Have you ever counted them? I stopped counting after I hit 200 (but I have two businesses so hopefully it’s not that many for everyone). I know it’s all for our own safety and security…
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How Rebalancing Your “Life Portfolio” Can Help You to Achieve Financial Success After 60
2 months ago

How Rebalancing Your “Life Portfolio” Can Help You to Achieve Financial Success After 60

There is no part of life that can be experienced in a vacuum. Each decision you make impacts other areas of your life. I know, for instance, that if I have a glass of wine, it will trigger a migraine, and I will be wiped out for three days…
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3 Things You Need to Understand About President Biden’s Tax Plan
2 months ago

3 Things You Need to Understand About President Biden’s Tax Plan

President Biden has yet to make his tax bill a top priority, but with Americans likely to reach herd immunity by the end of summer 2021, people’s attention will quickly return to addressing income and wealth inequality…
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9 Tricks to Help You Manage Your Finances for the First Time After 60
2 months ago

9 Tricks to Help You Manage Your Finances for the First Time After 60

The days of one spouse taking charge of the family finances are long gone, right? I wish that was the case. Over the years, I’ve edited a number of books aimed at helping women master the basics of personal finance and investing…
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Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!

How to Create the Feeling of Home Wherever You Live After 60 – Use Your Senses Wisely!
6 days ago

How to Create the Feeling of Home Wherever You Live After 60 – Use Your Senses Wisely!

By  •  Lifestyle

Of all the words in the dictionary, the word “home” resonates a place in our heart reserved for feelings that are almost indescribable. Like a sigh, it just belongs there, settled in and comfortable, resting assuredly in the folds of our heart…
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Have a Safe Spring! Important Spring Health and Safety Reminders for Seniors
6 days ago

Have a Safe Spring! Important Spring Health and Safety Reminders for Seniors

By  •  Lifestyle

What’s on your spring cleaning list? Organizing the pantry? Putting together a big donation of gently used clothes? When it comes to refreshing your environment (and life) this spring, don’t forget these important health and safety reminders…
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Decluttering the Room of Doom? How to Tackle Your Attic/Loft
7 days ago

Decluttering the Room of Doom? How to Tackle Your Attic/Loft

Do you dread trying to find something in your loft or attic space? When people are embarking on a declutter, trust me, the bottom of the list is always the loft or attic. Or shall we call it the Room of Doom? It’s filled with all that random stuff that just doesn’t have a home…
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Are You Willing to Occasionally Break the Rules at 70?
7 days ago

Are You Willing to Occasionally Break the Rules at 70?

By  •  Lifestyle

My wise psychologist son talked me through my early morning fog of disappointment. “I spend a lot of my practice counseling people on managing disappointments.” That counsel stayed with me, helping us transform an inconvenience…
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Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

On Living Well, Loving Deeply and Being Grateful for All of Life
3 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
1 month 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
1 month 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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Rebranding 60 – How to Start Your Superlife!
1 month ago

Rebranding 60 – How to Start Your Superlife!

By  •  Mindset

Bridget and I once lived on a little island in the English Channel. We did all the usual things. We got married and had children. Between us, we had various projects, like founding a prep school and running an estate agency. We even wrote a TV…
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