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!

2 months ago

Does Learning a Musical Instrument Maintain Brain Health?

Learning to play a musical instrument is something that many of us have considered doing at some point. As well as being fun and providing a great sense of achievement, there are many health benefits of playing an instrument…

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2 months ago

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

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…

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2 months ago

5 Reasons Why You Need to Tell Your Stories Now that You’re 60

When we enter the golden age beyond 60, we start to think about matters that didn’t concern us before. Like leaving a legacy and sharing our stories. Have you thought about it?

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2 months ago

For the Birds! Or Can Bird Watching Help Your Wellbeing?

During the height of the pandemic, in early 2020, I joined the Cornell University Feederwatch program. Each week, on two consecutive days, I recorded the species who visited the feeders outside my kitchen window…

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3 months ago

An Interesting Black Spring in the Arts

Black people have always been writing and singing, but few companies were producing Black Art. To garner the substantial funds to produce for storefront theater, much less Chicago Lyric Opera or Broadway, requires a guarantee of success…

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3 months ago

My Second Act Dream is Flipping Houses. What’s Yours?

I am a sucker for a before and after transformation. My dream job would be to flip houses! What is something that you would do if time, money and resources wasn’t an issue? I would be looking for that one diamond in the rough piece…

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3 months ago

Creativity in Retirement: A Myth or a Possibility?

Family gatherings are fascinating experiences. They can be wonderful moments of shared love and joy. They can also tip to the other extreme and result in conflict. But usually everyone makes up again and all ends well…

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3 months ago

Tips and Tricks for Becoming a Lifelong Learner

All through college and in my first writing job, my work horse was an old black Corona typewriter. Things were a little fancier at the corporate headquarters, where I clacked out copy on a state-of-the-art IBM Selectric…

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4 months ago

Isn’t It Time to Tell Your Story? Here Are 6 Ways to Get Started

Ready to write a book? You’re not alone. You have a lifetime of ideas, experiences and stories to share. The challenge is where and how to begin. It can be daunting…

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4 months ago

Whodunit? Older Women Follow the Clues!

Sixty and Me has featured articles on the joys and health benefits of reading, and more specifically, bibliotherapy, the practice of reading fiction to improve one’s mental health. As an avid fan of the “cozy” mystery novel most of my life, I’ve just now realized…

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