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54-Year-Old Man Does 4,321 Pull-Ups, Fights Ageism

By Margaret Manning March 15, 2015

As many women in the Sixty and Me community have experienced, ageism is still alive and kicking in America. This is true in the workplace and in almost every other aspect of our lives. So, today, I was so happy to read about a 54-year-old man who is proving that age is just a number. Read More

The Silver Screen Revolution: Celebrating Women Over 60 in Cinema

By Erin Hybart April 07, 2024

A transformative wave is sweeping through Hollywood, spotlighting women over 60, breaking age-old stereotypes with their dynamism and depth. This movement is reshaping roles available to these seasoned actresses…

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Claim Your Inner Selfie

By Kay Van Norman March 15, 2024

Social media is the land of the selfie, and I’m sure there are entire research disciplines devoted to figuring out that phenomenon! I’ve never been a fan, but recently have been contemplating the concept of an inner self…

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This International Women’s Day, Let’s Celebrate the Women Who Came Before Us

By Gloria Dunn-Violin March 07, 2024

Someday in the future, our female youth may think of us who are over 60 as ‘the women before us.’ We are the women who inspire their future. We are the women who went through the fires of life, held fast and came out more whole and wholesome…

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The Bitter Sweetness of Becoming a Grandparent After 70

By Alice Fisher February 07, 2024

I am 73 years old, and my husband is 74. Our oldest granddaughters are 22 and 18, and two years ago we became grandparents again. Our youngest son, who married later than his older brothers, had his first baby, a boy, at 40. This precious boy…

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A New Generation of Mature Women Staying Fabulous and Fierce

By Alexandra Kathryn Mosca February 06, 2024

Not long ago, I stumbled upon an old article from 2008 in More magazine. More ceased publishing almost a decade ago, but I had made a point of holding onto the article. Written by author Erica Jong, “How to Thrive When Your Babe Days Are Over”…

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Lingerie Guide for Older Women

By Sandra Roussy January 09, 2024

Are you unsure about what lingerie styles suit you best? As we get older and our bodies and lifestyles change, so do our choices of clothing items. Lingerie can be the one that gets the most intimidating as we get older. As a fashion designer,

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Want to Live Longer? Learn to Break Ageist Stereotypes

By Catherine Stifter December 15, 2023

I love to walk. I’ve travelled to many beautiful places on foot. Whether climbing to the rocky summit of a mountain, standing at the base of a refreshing waterfall or just taking a stroll around the block, walking brings me sanity and joy…

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Dear Santa, Here Are the Gifts That Older Women Really Want

By Carol Marak December 13, 2023

In the spirit of the holidays, I call out to individuals 55 and over to share your wish list with Santa. Not the kind of Christmas wishes and dreams we typically hope to receive from relatives and friends…

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A New Career Path in My 60s

By Wendy Ann Hulbert October 29, 2023

The post-divorce era is no doubt a time for reflection, certainly a time of change, and likely a crossroads of where one has been, and what comes next. Sage advice is not to make any major life changing decisions for at least a year after…

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