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The time is approaching to break out the woollies! For those of us in the northern hemisphere, the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler. That means we get to cozy up around the fireplace…
There’s no magic potion that will prevent us from aging (unfortunately), but that doesn’t mean you can’t age gracefully. While taking care of your skin will definitely help keep you looking younger and healthier…
Have you ever uttered the words, “I wouldn’t be caught dead in that outfit!?” Well, you just might be –literally speaking – if you leave it to your family to decide what you’ll wear…
If you are looking for ways to update your wardrobe, vintage is a sure fire way to design an alluring look that will work for both everyday and special occasions. For fashion after 50, looking back through time for inspiration can be the beginning of a new future you! It’s a very on-trend look for older women as it can work for all shapes and sizes. Enjoy today’s interview with Mel Kobayashi!
Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!
I’m nearly 70, and I figure I’ve spent over 203,000 hours of my life snoozing. That’s 8,500 24-hour days, 1200 weeks, 300 months, or 25 solid years of sleep. Call me Rip Van Winkle. I’ve loved every minute of it.
Women seem far ahead of men in understanding the detriments of ‘body shaming.’ At least we, as a culture, have come to realize that the Barbie doll resembles reality in very few ways.
I’ve noticed that a startling number of Baby Boomers I’ve known through the years have died from a chronic disease. It may be that I notice it more because I’ve friended them on Facebook. You get to know every detail about a person that way.
Being focused on getting my aging skin look beautiful, I got to the point where buying expensive skincare products cramped both my style and my budget. And, to make matters worse, when I looked in the mirror, I didn’t see any difference.
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
Let’s say you’re out and about, and you see an attractive man you’d like to meet. You want to go up and talk to him, but you haven’t flirted in years and putting yourself in a situation where you might get rejected…
I went on a date recently. No, I wasn’t cheating on my husband. I was meeting a friend of a friend for coffee. Much like real “set-ups,” I put this one off for a long time. Our mutual friend had introduced us months ago…
As a dating coach focused exclusively on women over 50, I have some thoughts to offer on how to determine whether you are settling with the wrong man.
I know you may not believe me when I say dating can be fun after 60 and that you can find love with a good man at this time in your life. Yes, I understand how frustrating dating probably has been for you.
Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!
We all have dreams and bucket lists that we would like to accomplish in our lifetime. Seeing that most of us are past 60, we have likely completed many of them…
In April of this year, we lost a pioneer in women’s travel. Evelyn Hannon, the founder and editor of Jour-neywoman, passed away. She was, by all accounts, a private person…
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
I had lunch with a friend the other day. Like me, she launched a new business in her 50s. Now, she’s launching another one (after taking a year out to recover from cancer)…
Face it. Nothing will have as much impact on your retirement as where you spend it.But what if retiring in place would require sticking to a bare-bones budget just to prevent you from outlasting your money?
Were you “let go” – or fired or displaced – after 50? Does it even matter what they called it? Well… yes and no. There are several differences between being “let go,” being fired, or even being displaced…
Financial intimacy changes as we age, and I want to do it with dignity and grace! In our early years, Mark and I became financially intimate through sharing our financial history.
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
Anyone who has downsized her home knows that the experience it is an emotional roller coaster. The process of getting rid of our possessions goes something like this.
First we get rid of the junk that has accumulated in our homes. This includes those items that really don’t matter to us or may have never mattered to us.
I’ve noticed here in the US that Halloween has gained importance as a holiday for children and adults alike. More homes are doing extravagant decorating, ingenious costumes are created…
Bonding with your grandkids can take many different forms. As the children get older, grandparents can take a back seat, or be a source of reassurance, confidential communications, and words of wisdom…
People ask me all the time about the best way to scan their old prints. If you have taken on the role of family photo historian, you will need to do some scanning at some point. You may still have boxes of loose prints…
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
This January, I’ll start my 74th year. I’m part of a large aging population in America. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2030, all baby boomers like me will be older than 65…
You’re sitting there, staring blankly ahead and thinking to yourself… Where do I go from here? Your so-called retirement years can either be a true sense of the phrase “golden years” or, sadly, the stereotypical boring bust…
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