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Hobbies for Women

One of the hardest thing about life in your 60s if finding meaning and purpose in your everyday activities. The hobbies for women in this section were all recommended by the members of our community. We hope you enjoy them!

How We Take Extra Care for Dogs – and Each Other – in My CCRC
1 day ago

How We Take Extra Care for Dogs – and Each Other – in My CCRC

Before the recent restrictions on socializing, every night after dinner in my community’s main building, an older gentleman sat in a wing chair opposite the central elevator, holding a bag of dog treats…
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Little Known Reasons You Can (and Should) Learn a Second Language Post 60
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Little Known Reasons You Can (and Should) Learn a Second Language Post 60

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Six years ago, during a particularly difficult period in my life, a period devoid of any sense of accomplishment whatsoever (I was job hunting at age 57), I decided to learn a second language, Spanish…
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2 Grammar Points to Help You Out if You’re Spending the Quarantine Doing Some Writing
4 days ago

2 Grammar Points to Help You Out if You’re Spending the Quarantine Doing Some Writing

One of the “silver linings” people are mentioning regarding the Coronavirus quarantine is that they finally have time to write. This can be your opportunity to flesh out the plot for that novel…
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How Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone Can Help You Get More Out of Life After 60
6 days ago

How Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone Can Help You Get More Out of Life After 60

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For many of us, the idea of getting outside of our comfort zone is very scary. And rightly so, it isn’t comfortable! Read More

How to Reflect on Your Childhood and Reignite Your Passions in Retirement
3 weeks ago

How to Reflect on Your Childhood and Reignite Your Passions in Retirement

I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I set intentions and while my intention for the year is to experience more joy, I enjoy reading articles and blog posts about reinvention. Read More

Get Your Best Ideas Before You Get Out of Bed: A 5-Step Process to Creativity
4 weeks ago

Get Your Best Ideas Before You Get Out of Bed: A 5-Step Process to Creativity

There are many routes to creativity and – contrary to what we were told as children. Whether you call it thinking outside the box, originality, or dynamic problem-solving, creativity is…
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How Losing Yourself in Your Passions Can Help You Find Happiness at Any Age
1 month ago

How Losing Yourself in Your Passions Can Help You Find Happiness at Any Age

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As I stir chicken broth and garlic cloves into the simmering pot of bland-looking cauliflower, I smile and chuckle to myself. How will this concoction go over at the dinner table tonight?
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Be Your Own Music Therapist: Create a Personal Power Playlist
1 month ago

Be Your Own Music Therapist: Create a Personal Power Playlist

About 10 years ago, I found myself in an extremely stressful work situation that I hoped would improve, and I tried to keep a positive attitude. The highlight of my day was my morning subway ride, as I people-watched and listened to music…
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How Knitting Has Become a Big Part of My Life in My 60s
1 month ago

How Knitting Has Become a Big Part of My Life in My 60s

I can remember learning to knit as a small child and being delighted when I produced a hideous scarf, full of holes and dropped stitches and strangely wider at one end than the other. Read More

5 Career Change Ideas That Involve Working with Animals
2 months ago

5 Career Change Ideas That Involve Working with Animals

If you’re looking to make a career change in your 60s, then it can help to start by considering what you’re passionate about. For an animal lover, getting to spend all day hanging out with a bunch of furry friends…
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