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The Quickest, Easiest Eyeshadow Application for Older Women (VIDEO)
1 month ago

The Quickest, Easiest Eyeshadow Application for Older Women (VIDEO)

Eye shadow can do wonders to highlight our eyes and help us look our best. Yet I’ve heard from a number of you that eyeshadow application can be a bit challenging – and, frankly, just too time consuming and difficult…
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Lessons from Paris: Staying Current and Relevant in a Diverse and Complex World (VIDEO)
1 month ago

Lessons from Paris: Staying Current and Relevant in a Diverse and Complex World (VIDEO)

During my modeling career in the mid-1980s, Elite Models moved me to Paris, France, for two years to work. I was 16 years old, (where was my mother, you ask? A story for another article…) and fresh from growing up on a farm…
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Best Walking Shoes for Senior Women
2 months ago

Best Walking Shoes for Senior Women

Walking is a great form of exercise that we can do at any age. It’s well known that the benefits of regular physical activity, like walking, can help with weight management and strengthen muscles. According to Harvard Medical School…
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It’s Time to Dress Fearlessly and Throw Out the Plus Size Style Rule Book
2 months ago

It’s Time to Dress Fearlessly and Throw Out the Plus Size Style Rule Book

Remember the last time you put on your favorite outfit and loved it? But then you had a nagging doubt… “Can I really get away with this at my age? Am I just too big to make this work?” If you let this type of fear take over, it will dictate your…
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Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!

Senior with a Sex Addiction? What You Should Know
2 weeks ago

Senior with a Sex Addiction? What You Should Know

It’s not so shocking to realize that there are women approaching or in their senior years who struggle with sex addiction. Take the true-life drama of former Real Housewives of New Jersey reality TV star, Danielle Staub, as just one well known example…
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Do You Need to Enroll in Medicare If You Have Employer Insurance?
2 weeks ago

Do You Need to Enroll in Medicare If You Have Employer Insurance?

As you near retirement age, you may often wonder how you will pay for your healthcare needs. For most older adults, some form of Medicare is often the most comprehensive and cost-effective solution. However, what about those of us who have an insurance…
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Stop! Don’t Compare Your Health Stats to Those of Your Spouse!
2 weeks ago

Stop! Don’t Compare Your Health Stats to Those of Your Spouse!

Your health is just that – your health. Comparing your laboratory results with your spouse or partner will only lead to confusion and distress. Of course, there are lots of things we can do to optimize our health stats and lead healthier, longer lives…
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Diet and Nutrition Can Help You Manage Urinary Incontinence
2 weeks ago

Diet and Nutrition Can Help You Manage Urinary Incontinence

It’s no secret that many boomers suffer with urinary incontinence. In fact, almost 60 percent of us in our 60s, and 75 percent of us over 75, will experience it. Whether sporadic or ongoing, one specific type – stress, urge (also known as overactive bladder), overflow…
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Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!

Are There Any Good Men Left to Date After 60? The Truth May Surprise You
3 months ago

Are There Any Good Men Left to Date After 60? The Truth May Surprise You

By  •  Dating

As you already know, attracting Mr. Right into your life can be a bit challenging. Unfortunately, growing up with fairy tales as children and romantic movies as an adult, you probably got an unrealistic picture of who men are…

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How to Conquer Your Dating Fears and Find Love Online in 2021
3 months ago

How to Conquer Your Dating Fears and Find Love Online in 2021

By  •  Dating

For many women, diving into the world of online dating can be difficult, uncertain, and emotional. Online dating platforms are foreign to those of us who haven’t dated in decades, but they are a wonderful way to find love…
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What Do Single Men Over 60 Really Want? This Dating Coach’s Advice Will Surprise You! (Video)
3 months ago

What Do Single Men Over 60 Really Want? This Dating Coach’s Advice Will Surprise You! (Video)

What do men over 60 want? For women who have been trying to find that elusive “special someone” for a while, this may seem like an impossible question to answer. After all, for most of our lives, men were simple creatures…
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The 4 Magic Words Men Over 60 Need to Hear
3 months ago

The 4 Magic Words Men Over 60 Need to Hear

By  •  Dating

If you were brought up in the 60s and 70s, chances are you were trained to be a strong, independent woman. It’s likely you were taught that you didn’t need a man in your life. You thought that anything a man could do, you could…
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Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!

Skipping Across the Great Lakes on a Skip-Gen Trip
7 months ago

Skipping Across the Great Lakes on a Skip-Gen Trip

By  •  Travel

This past summer I had a marvelous trip to Prince Edward Island, Canada, planned with my 12-year-old granddaughter – which COVID totally torpedoed, of course. As I worked my way through Plans B, C, and D, all the time…
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How Saving During Lockdown Now Can Give You a Better Travel Experience Later
8 months ago

How Saving During Lockdown Now Can Give You a Better Travel Experience Later

Seeing none of us has been able to travel this year, have you created a travel budget for next year? When you look at it, next year’s travel could be one of the biggest travel experiences you may have, but only if the borders are open…
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How Literature Can Help You Prepare for Your Next Holiday
8 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
9 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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Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!

4 Things I Learned About the Word Widow
2 months ago

4 Things I Learned About the Word Widow

I wish we had a different word to use here in the United States for our “status” after we lose a spouse other than the word “widow.” It’s the only box you can check on forms you need to fill out afterwards at the bank, doctor’s office, dentist…
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5 Tips for Professional Reinvention After 60
2 months ago

5 Tips for Professional Reinvention After 60

What’s lovely about dipping in and out of the job market is that you always learn something new each time. In my current process of professional reinvention, I’ve picked up some new tips that have really served me well…
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Do You Have “Enjoy Life” on Your Checklist?
2 months ago

Do You Have “Enjoy Life” on Your Checklist?

Checklists are more powerful than you might think. Research is definitely convincing on the merits of using checklists. They help you focus and accomplish goals, one small task at a time. They train your brain to be more productive…
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5 Simple Steps to Protect Your Job if You Have a Disability
3 months ago

5 Simple Steps to Protect Your Job if You Have a Disability

It would be nice if turning 60 meant more time to focus on home décor, dating, personal style, new and delicious recipes, investing opportunities, retirement, travel, or the latest makeup tips. But for many women, turning 60 means…
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Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!

Celebrating 4 Decades of a Male/Female Friendship of Equals
7 days ago

Celebrating 4 Decades of a Male/Female Friendship of Equals

One enchanted evening, 37 years ago, I met Ann at an industry dinner party. Sitting next to one another at a large round table in a noisy restaurant, conversation soon revealed we’d both grown up in Brooklyn, attended – at different times…
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Lessons You Can Learn from a Tour in Your Local Cemetery
1 week ago

Lessons You Can Learn from a Tour in Your Local Cemetery

If you’re looking to explore your roots, or just want to soak up some regional history, look no further than your local cemetery. On most mornings, that is exactly where I go, because I am a funeral director. But I often head there on my off-time, too…
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How to Rock the Transition to Your Next Best Life in Retirement
1 week ago

How to Rock the Transition to Your Next Best Life in Retirement

By  •  Lifestyle

Some things in life are easier not to think about, like death, taxes or facing a major transition such as retirement. Fortunately, my son, a financial advisor and business owner, had one of those “Mom, let’s sit down and talk about your finances” discussions…
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5 Home Maintenance Repairs You Can Do Yourself
1 week ago

5 Home Maintenance Repairs You Can Do Yourself

DIY home maintenance can be intimidating. Especially if you’re like me and don’t consider yourself a particularly “handy” person. But the truth is, some home maintenance tasks are actually pretty simple and with practice you can perform…
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Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!

Want to Live Without Regrets? Bring Your Focus Into the Present
1 month ago

Want to Live Without Regrets? Bring Your Focus Into the Present

I am not one for saying, “I wish I would have…” The decisions that I made through the years, good and bad, made me the person I am today and, in general, I am pretty satisfied with that person. Oh, there are certainly things that I wonder…
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Can We Rebuild Resilience as We Age?
1 month ago

Can We Rebuild Resilience as We Age?

By  •  Mindset

I write a lot about fitness after 50, as do many of my fellow Sixty and Me contributors. To a person, I guarantee you that they would likely categorically disagree that age=deterioration, and that there isn’t much we can do about it…
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How Creating a Belief Plan Will Help You Feel Better Immediately
1 month ago

How Creating a Belief Plan Will Help You Feel Better Immediately

If you feel stuck in a less-than-ideal life and can’t seem to find your way forward, consider that it may be because our brains are made for efficiency. The main goal of our primitive human brain is to keep us alive, and one way it accomplishes…
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3 Steps to Take in Order to Realize There’s Nothing Wrong with You After All
1 month ago

3 Steps to Take in Order to Realize There’s Nothing Wrong with You After All

By  •  Mindset

Having been in a bad marriage for more than 30 years, I thought I was the biggest loser on the planet. I felt I was certainly not attractive and unappealing. I was overweight. I was not good at making money, but I was good at spending them…
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