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5 Personality Traits that Facilitate Healthy Aging

By Margaret Manning February 28, 2016

Despite all of our advances in science and technology, the biological basis of healthy aging is still a mystery. There can be little doubt that genetics plays a role in how we experience the aging process, but, exactly how this works is largely unclear. Read More

Dealing with Loneliness is Easiest if You Avoid These Bad Behaviors (Video)

By Margaret Manning November 30, 2015

Many women in the Sixty and Me community are dealing with loneliness. Some older women feel like they have had isolation thrust upon them by a divorce, career change, bereavement or relocation. Others have made conscious choices that have led to a solitary life. Either way, there is no denying that loneliness is a serious issue. Read More

3 Questions to Ask if You Want to Build a Happy Retirement

By Margaret Manning November 18, 2015

Over the years, the concept of “retirement” has changed significantly. Our grandparents could expect to live a decade or so after reaching retirement age. Now, with life expectancy at age 65 almost double what it was when the Social Security Administration was founded in 1935, life after retirement is changing. Read More

“The 4 Secrets to Finding Mr. Right” Audio Program

By Margaret Manning September 25, 2015

STOP feeling invisible and START attracting quality men with these 4 proven secrets. Finding companionship and love is possible at any age. We’re here to help! Join successful dating coach, Lisa Copeland, as she shares the exact formula that she has used to help hundreds of women find love again. She makes finding that special […]

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How to Start a Business After 50 (Part 5): The Power of Content

By Margaret Manning August 27, 2015

If you have gone through steps 1-4 in my “How to Build a Business After 50” series, you already have a good idea of your strengths and skills. You have probably settled on your profitable business idea. You may have even set up your website. Now what? How can you get the information you need to decide exactly what to build? Equally important, how can you market it to your prospective customers? One way to do both is with content marketing. Read More

Advice for Aging Skin: What Can You Do About Sun-Damaged Skin?

By Sixty and Me August 18, 2015

Most women I know love to spend time outside, doing sports, sunbathing or just hanging out. Unfortunately, our aging skin is the first thing to suffer from our fun in the sun. Read More

What I Learned About Senior Dating from a Professional Dating Coach

By Margaret Manning May 14, 2015

If you are like many women in the community, the concept of senior dating probably sounds about as appealing as watching paint dry. For starters, no-one wants to think of themselves as a senior, even if they are in their 60s. In addition, after a life-time of difficult relationships, is it reasonable to think that we will be lucky in love in our 60s or 70s? Read More

Happiness is Listening to Helen Mirren Talk After Inhaling Helium

By Margaret Manning April 05, 2015

You probably know by now that laughter is good for you. For starters, according to the Mayo Clinic, laughter is an immediate stress-reliever. Over the long-term, it may even help to boost your immune system and increase your sense of personal satisfaction. In addition, as I just wrote about, laughter may also be one of the keys to building trusting relationships. Read More

Susan Sarandon and Her Man Challenge Aging Stereotypes

By Margaret Manning March 31, 2015

Boomers have never followed the rules. At every life stage, we have challenged the status-quo. Now as we reach our 60s, we are challenging aging stereotypes. Read More

Aging Stereotypes Are Causing Discrimination in the Workplace. It’s Time to Take Action!

By Margaret Manning March 11, 2015

As many boomers know, trying to keep your career moving forward after 50 can be a frustrating experience. Aging stereotypes are just part of the story, but, they are an important part.

In a recent report titled “A New Vision for Older Workers: Retain, Retrain, Recruit”, Dr. Ros Altmann goes so far as to say that, in the U.K. most women find their careers grinding to a halt at age 45. Men get another decade of career growth before reaching a plateau, but, even they find it difficult to advance after age 55. Read More