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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!

3 Ways to Embrace Creative Knitting and Bring Self-Expression Into Your Life
12 hours ago

3 Ways to Embrace Creative Knitting and Bring Self-Expression Into Your Life

By  •  Lifestyle

Many women I talk to say that creativity and self-expression is something they cannot live without, and that perhaps it has become even more important in their life as they age. How do you express yourself? And how do you incorporate creativity in your daily life? Read More

4 Powerful Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument After 50
2 weeks ago

4 Powerful Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument After 50

When you think of a “typical” music student, you might picture a 7-year-old girl, sitting nervously in front of a piano, her tiny fingers resting lightly on the keys. Several decades ago, you may have even been that little girl…
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The Joy of Letter Writing: Reviving a Habit Long Lost
4 weeks ago

The Joy of Letter Writing: Reviving a Habit Long Lost

By  •  Lifestyle

Do you remember how years before the advent of the Internet we used to write old-fashioned letters to one another that we stamped and mailed? Maybe we even got creative and sealed the letter with special sealing wax…
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How to Avoid Lazy Eating as a Single Older Woman
2 months ago

How to Avoid Lazy Eating as a Single Older Woman

In a world of endless options, especially when it comes to food, it’s easy for single Boomer women to default to going to restaurants all the time, grabbing take out, or even (gasp!) driving through for fast food come mealtime…
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Thinking About Starting a Garden? Learn from My Mistakes and Successes!
2 months ago

Thinking About Starting a Garden? Learn from My Mistakes and Successes!

Have you thought about growing your own garden? There are no excuses such as space or soil. If you have even a small patio, you can grow many veggies and herbs in pots. Read More

Are You Curious About Your Family History? Here’s How to Start Researching
3 months ago

Are You Curious About Your Family History? Here’s How to Start Researching

By  •  Family

There is something about finding ourselves in our 60s that makes our heads turn to the past, in general, and, more specifically, to our ancestry. I have no idea why this fascination comes so forcefully at this time.

Perhaps as we age, our perception of time changes. The decades before we were born seem less long ago. Our ancestors therefore seem more real and present. Read More

Fun Hobbies for Women Over 50: Organic Gardening
3 months ago

Fun Hobbies for Women Over 50: Organic Gardening

Reducing our exposure to unhealthy chemicals can have a positive impact on our health as we age. One of the ways that many women over 60 are looking to reduce their intake of chemicals and unhealthy food ingredients is by starting to do organic gardening in their own backyards. Read More

How to Get Involved in the Creative Arts in Your 60s  
3 months ago

How to Get Involved in the Creative Arts in Your 60s  

By  •  Lifestyle

We all know how important it is to incorporate physical exercise in our lives to help us age well. It’s good for our bodies, of course, but also for our spirits. It raises our sense of well-being, perhaps enhancing our connection to nature and improving our social lives. Read More

3 Reasons That You Should Write Your Life Story
3 months ago

3 Reasons That You Should Write Your Life Story

By  •  Lifestyle

Every person has a unique life story. There is no such thing as two life stories being the same. As a life story writing coach and memoir teacher, I believe everyone should take the time to put their story on paper. Read More

Have You Become the Designated Family Photo Historian?
3 months ago

Have You Become the Designated Family Photo Historian?

Becoming the family photo historian can come about in different ways: you may have volunteered for the position, or, like me, you may have had it thrust upon you. Either way, dealing with the responsibility…
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