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Fighting the Most Common Myths about Aging (Video)

By Margaret Manning June 04, 2014

Many boomer women are in transition. They are leaving behind full time jobs, family responsibilities, and roles that defined them in the past. They are changing the way that they relate to the world. Read More

Are You a Boomer Woman? Sixty and Me Membership is for You!

By Margaret Manning May 16, 2014

Hello, my name is Margaret Manning. Welcome to Sixty and Me! I’m so excited that you are here, because we have a common goal. We both want to create a new lifestyle – independent, healthy and financially secure. We want to embrace all of the wonderful complexity of six amazing decades of our lives. We […]

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Why I Love My Invisibility Cloak – And Why I’m Taking It Off

By Margaret Manning April 01, 2014

Women, especially older women, often feel invisible. Like many women, I spoke out in the 1960s. I pushed hard to build a career in a “man’s world” and I started the Sixty and Me community to give women over 60 a voice. Read More

Let It Go – Exploring And Escaping the Good Girl Syndrome

By Margaret Manning March 25, 2014

Why is a 60-year-old woman going to see “Frozen”, an animated children’s Disney movie, for the third time? The answer is that this film quite honestly changed my life. Read More

Flexible Jobs for Women Over 60 (Video)

By Margaret Manning March 04, 2014

My guest on this latest episode of the Sixty and Me Show is Nancy Collamer, a blogger for Next Avenue and Forbes and loves helping boomer women to shape profitable and exiting careers in semi-retirement. Read More

Wondering What to Do in Retirement? Start with Your Passions (Video)

By Margaret Manning February 13, 2014

Are you planning to make the transition from a full time career to retirement? In this latest episode of the Sixty and Me Show, I speak with Nancy Collamer, a dynamic career coach and blogger for Forbes and Next Avenue.  Read More

You are Not Alone! 6 Tips for Dealing with Loneliness After 60

By Margaret Manning February 11, 2014

There is a difference between being alone and feeling lonely. Every woman over 60 understands this. Being alone is something we have all experienced in our lives at one time or another, sometimes by choice, sometimes by circumstances beyond our control. Many women live alone by choice, enjoying their own company and finding lots of things to keep them genuinely happy and busy. Or, even if women live with a family or a partner, there are times when they look forward to time spent alone indulging in their own passions and interests…

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Solo Female Travellers Are Embracing Women Only Hotels

By Margaret Manning January 29, 2014

Feminists fought hard in the past to establish gender equality, and over the years a lot of progress has been made. However today many hotels around the world are riding a trend that some people might think goes against the spirit of equality. In fact it could be seen as discriminatory – towards men. More hotels have started offering women only rooms and floors to attract an increasing number of solo female travelers. Read More

Creating Your Personal Style After 60

By Margaret Manning January 09, 2014

One of the most elaborate myths that the fashion world believes is that women don’t care about style after 60. Admittedly, it’s true that older women put a priority on comfort and quality over trendy looks. However, inside every 60-year-old woman is an individual that wants her clothing to be an expression of her personal values and character. Read More

What New Gadgets for Women Over 60 Will Come Out of CES?

By Margaret Manning December 27, 2013

Every year the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) descends on Las Vegas to share with the world the latest trends in consumer electronics. Once only the playground of young innovators and gadget geeks, this year’s show is also catering to the Boomer community with a related event called Silvers Summit. Read More