Sometimes we need a little inspiration to get more from life after 60. Let's explore the lives and stories of inspirational women who have changed the world.

6 years ago

Helen Mirren Offers Some Important Advice for Women Everywhere

Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a TEDx event in Lausanne, Switzerland. The focus of the event was looking for ways to improve the lives of women throughout the world. It was an amazing event, which I left inspired and energized. Read More

6 years ago

Let Grace Be Your Guide in Life After 60

If you ask me how old I feel, I’ll tell you “40.”

Why? Because I didn’t start to feel my uniqueness, my strengths, my true self, until I hit my fourth decade. Now, I am almost at level 7.0 (that’s a story for another day). As I turn 69, I have a degree of gravitas, of self-confidence, of utter joy in being-ness that utterly eluded me in my 20s and 30s. Read More

6 years ago

A Wake-Up Call from Your Soul: Reinventing Your Life After 60

Hello, it’s your soul calling. I’ve arranged a special event for you. This event will remind you to check in with me, to nourish me to see how I am doing. Read More

6 years ago

94-Year-Old WWII Veteran Still Loves His Job

If I were to ask you what the perfect retirement age is, what would you say? 55? 65? 75? Are you the kind of person who is dreaming about spending their golden years on the beach? Or, are you determined to work for as long as you can, even if you can afford to take it easy? Read More

6 years ago

These 19 Amazing Life Lessons Convinced 12 Women to Start a Craft Village. What’s Stopping You?

People told these women it couldn’t be done. They did it anyway.

Lorelei Kraft’s inspiring story, Anything is Possible!, tells of the successful efforts of 12 Founding Mothers to create a multi-building crafts-selling venue, The Village of the Smoky Hills in the north country of Minnesota. Read More

6 years ago

Going Through Tough Times After 60? These 27 Amazing Women Have Some Advice

I am always amazed by the strength and resilience of the women in our community. When the going gets tough, they get going… literally! They get out into nature, immerse themselves in projects, walk, do yoga, help others, pray, meditate and practice positive self-talk. Read More

6 years ago

Meryl Streep Says: When You’re Getting Older, Each Day is a Gift

I’ve always considered myself to be a grateful person. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been grateful for my family, especially my two sons. I am grateful for the career and social opportunities that I have had – especially when I consider the fact that previous generations of women were denied them. Read More

6 years ago

91-Year-Old Widow Refuses Chemo and Takes the Trip of a Lifetime

What would you do if, at the age of 90, you found out that you had stage 4 cancer?

Would you undergo chemotherapy, hoping to prolong your life for a few more months? Or, would you see your diagnosis as an opportunity to see the world, while you still could? Read More

6 years ago

Are Your Wrinkles All in Your Head? This Famous Philosopher Thinks So!

You might think that the hardest thing about getting older is learning to deal with other people’s changing expectations. After all, women our age are often expected to be invisible by the rest of society. In movies and on TV, older adults are treated as “cute and forgetful,” at best, to “mean and grumpy,” at worst. Read More

7 years ago

What Does Personal Growth and Transformation Mean for Women Over 60?

It can be infuriating to answer a question with a question. But if you think about the idea of personal growth and transformation as a journey that is in flux every decade of your life, it makes sense to ask one more follow up question. Or, at least, it does to me. Read More