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Community Wisdom

Do you have questions for the women in our community about how to get more from life after 60? This is the place to ask!

What is the Best Shampoo and Conditioner for Grey Hair, According to Women Over 60?
1 month ago

What is the Best Shampoo and Conditioner for Grey Hair, According to Women Over 60?

As more women are deciding to let their hair go grey naturally, a number of new shampoos, conditioners, and other products have entered the market. On the one hand, this is a positive step. It shows that companies…
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Hobbies for Women Over 50 – Amazing Ideas from the Sixty and Me Community
2 months ago

Hobbies for Women Over 50 – Amazing Ideas from the Sixty and Me Community

One of the best things about life as we get older is that we finally have a little extra time to do the things we love. Having interesting hobbies keeps our minds and bodies active while we transition into our senior years. This is the time…
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60 Ways to Get More from Life after Retirement
1 year ago

60 Ways to Get More from Life after Retirement

Reaching retirement is a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, after decades of following other peoples’ rules, there is a sense of relief that you will finally get to live the way that you want to. On the other hand…
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60 Things That Women Love About Being 60 Years Old
1 year ago

60 Things That Women Love About Being 60 Years Old

What is being 60 years old really like? It’s a harder question than you might think. Women over 60 are unique. We try to explain to marketers that we are not easily categorized. Still, advertisers like to bunch us in categories like “Boomer” and “Senior” which to them seem safe demographic boxes. Read More

These Products Will Help You Go Grey Gracefully, According to the Sixty and Me Community
2 years ago

These Products Will Help You Go Grey Gracefully, According to the Sixty and Me Community

One of the hottest topics among the women in our community is whether to embrace your grey hair or dye it. In a recent survey, our members were split pretty much evenly between women who said “my grey hair is here to stay” and those who said “my grey has gone away.” Read More

What Life Changing Books Did You Read in Your Childhood?
2 years ago

What Life Changing Books Did You Read in Your Childhood?

When I was a little girl, I loved reading books. I remember sitting under a tree for hours, letting the images from my favorite stories fill my mind. At the time, I didn’t see reading as being serious business. Like most children, I saw books as a welcome escape from my schoolwork or household chores. Little did I know that the books that I was reading would influence my life for decades to come. It is not an exaggeration to say that many of the books that I read changed my life. Read More

What is the Secret to a Happy Retirement? Advice from the Sixty and Me Community
2 years ago

What is the Secret to a Happy Retirement? Advice from the Sixty and Me Community

Turning 60 is a scary experience for a lot of women. Unlike other birthdays, we are not worried about “getting old.” We are not concerned about a few more wrinkles or the fact that we have gained a few extra pounds. No, the issues that we face as we enter our 60s are deeper. Read More

Are You a Grandparent Raising Grandchildren? We Need Your Advice!
2 years ago

Are You a Grandparent Raising Grandchildren? We Need Your Advice!

For many women, being a grandmother is one of the most wonderful experiences imaginable. Without the pressures of being a parent, you are free to enjoy your grandkids without pressure or expectations. Read More

What Are the Best Books for 5 or 6 Year Olds? Here’s What Grandmas Have to Say
2 years ago

What Are the Best Books for 5 or 6 Year Olds? Here’s What Grandmas Have to Say

I was thinking, recently, about the books that influenced me when I was growing up. I don’t remember what I was reading – or having read to me – when I was 5, but, I do remember being obsessed with the Nancy Drew series of books when I was around 12. Read More

More Boomer Women than Ever Have a Tattoo – Do You?

One of my biggest frustrations with managing a community of over 500,000 boomer women is having to listen to all of the aging myths and stereotypes out there. Read More