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4 Ways to Make Extra Money from Your Passions After 50

By Margaret Manning June 23, 2014

In recent years, it has become trendy for life coaches, self-improvement gurus and financial planners to tell us to “make money from what we love doing.” There’s only one problem. They never actually tell you how to do it! In addition, for most of our lives, we are so busy living that finding the time to build a side business around our passions is a distant dream. If you’re in your 50s or 60s, now may be the perfect time to give it a shot. Read More

Hate the Gym? Here are 6 Simple Tips for Losing Weight after 60

By Margaret Manning June 20, 2014

Many older women are trying to be more physically active. Some of us want to shed a few extra pounds. Others women just want to improve their overall fitness to get more from life. Unfortunately, losing weight after 60 tends to present a few unique challenges. Read More

6 Summer Workouts for Older Women that You May Actually Enjoy

By Margaret Manning June 10, 2014

Many older women may be feeling a bit stiff and restless after sitting inside during a cold winter and rainy spring. I know I am! Read More

6 Inspirational Older Women You Need to Know

By Margaret Manning April 17, 2014

Whenever I ask the women in the Sixty and Me community to tell me about some of the inspirational older women in their lives, they understandably name their mother, grandmother, sister, or close friend. Read More

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

What Are the Benefits of Having a Pet After 60? You Might be Surprised

By Margaret Manning January 28, 2014

I never thought much about the benefits of having a pet until my little Chihuahua, Chica, died. She was the most wonderful little dog. She used to pull books off the shelf for me when I had something on my mind. Her selections were surprisingly relevant, although I wasn’t too keen on the bite marks. She kept me company, gave me plenty of exercise and gave me someone to talk to when my family wasn’t around. Read More

Sex After 60: How to Embrace Your Body Even If You are Alone

By Margaret Manning December 04, 2013

One of the biggest misconceptions about women over 60 is that we are “invisible” and sexless. The truth is that sex after 60 is an important topic, even for those of us who live by ourselves. Read More

Exploring Fashion and Style for Older Women (Video)

By Margaret Manning October 25, 2013

Get ready to be inspired by Judith Boyd, my guest in this episode of the Sixty and Me show. Judith is a 70 year old blogger whose site “Style Crone” expresses her passion for style and fashion in the lives of older women. Read More

Travel Discounts for Seniors: 4 Travel Discount Sites You Should Know

By Margaret Manning October 01, 2013

Women over 60 are known for our spirit of adventure. If you’ve wanted to travel and explore new countries, take an adventure tour, go on a Caribbean or Mediterranean cruise, relax with a yoga retreat, or even just see more of the attractions in the region where you live, now is a great opportunity to make your travel dreams a reality. Read More

Ten Inspirational Books for Women over 60

By Margaret Manning September 05, 2013

Sometimes reading a good book is the best way to get some good insights and perspectives on the emotional, personal, financial and spiritual journey that we women are embarking on past the age of 60. It’s fun and enriching to hear the words of authors who are sharing this same experience with us. Here is a selection of 10 inspiring books for women over 60.

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