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!

7 years ago

3 Ways to Find Meaning in Life After 60 – Ideas from the Sixty and Me Community

By the time we reach our 60s, we all have our share of battle scars. Some women have gone through a divorce. Others have children who have grown up and moved to another city, or even country. A significant number have lost a spouse or gone through a serious illness. So, perhaps it’s no surprise that many of us see life after 60 as a time for personal reflection, renewal or even reinvention. Read More

8 years ago

What is the Key to Healthy Aging? Real Advice from Women Just Like You

I’m always amazed by how different our experiences with healthy aging can be. Setting aside serious injuries and illnesses, there is still a huge range of health outcomes for women over 60. While all of us experience the occasional aches and pains, some of us still feel full of energy and vitality. Others struggle to get out of the house. Read More

8 years ago

Are You Proud to be a Baby Boomer?

Baby boomers are a diverse lot. I know people in their late 60s that are fit, fun and full of life. I also know people in their early 50s who are unhappy, cynical and close-minded. Read More

8 years ago

Looking for More from Life After Retirement? Follow the Advice of Your Sixty and Me Sisters

Life after retirement can be a time of unlimited possibility. With fewer commitments to others, we are finally free to explore the world and pursue our passions. At the same time, retiring can be confusing. Unfortunately, many of us have already lost our parents, making it difficult to know who to turn to for advice. Read More

8 years ago

60 Women Share their Advice for Surviving a Divorce After 60

Divorce after 60 may be painful, but, at least it is no longer a taboo subject. It’s also a challenge that more and more women are facing as our generation ages. Read More

8 years ago

Your Sixty and Me Sisters Need Your Help!

When I started Sixty and Me, several years ago, it was a one woman show. Honestly, I wasn’t even sure if anyone would read my articles or join any of the conversations on the site. All I knew was that there were many women in the world who, just like me, wanted to get the most from life after 60. Read More

8 years ago

Celebrate Your Sixty and Me Sisters – Together We Are Invincible!

I never had a sister. As the older sibling to two boys, my childhood was spent dodging mud pies, swinging from trees and washing dirty clothes. Ok, I’m not really complaining. I love my brothers dearly. The point that I’m making here is that I never understood the power and value of sisterhood until much later in my life. Read More

8 years ago

60 Secrets to a Happy Marriage After 60 from your Sisters at Sixty and Me

“Love and marriage, love and marriage go together…” Well, you know the rest of the song. If only it was that easy! In many ways, falling in love is simple. Turning our passion into a lasting marriage is something else entirely. Fortunately, we have our sisters in the Sixty and Me community to turn to for advice. Many people in our community have been happily married for 4 decades of more and they want to share their secrets with you. Read More

8 years ago

Boomers, Would You Like to Take a Space Trip?

Most baby boomers remember the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing like it was yesterday. In fact, you could argue that this significant event represents much of what is unique about our generation. We saw, during out most pivotal years, that anything is possible. For boomers, the sky, most definitely, was not the limit. For better or for worse, we went on to challenge the status-quo at every stage of our lives. Read More

8 years ago

Who Was the Best President of Your Lifetime? Baby Boomer Poll

Since 1946, when the first baby boomers were born, to today, our generation has seen a lot of presidents. We’ve witnessed war and peace, scandals and, occasionally, true political dignity. Over the last 71 years, we have experienced long periods where “our” party held power – and, we have held our breath while “the other guys” had their time in the sun. Read More