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Inspiration

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.

7 years ago

How to Push Yourself Out of Your Comfort Zone After 60

A few years ago, I made a vow to get out of my comfort zone. I was in my late 60s and had been observing a close friend so ensconced in her routine that if anything went slightly awry she became completely undone. Read More

7 years ago

Ageism, Activism and the Fight for a Better Life After 60

We’ve all seen the television commercials, read the articles, or watched the movies in which society tries to tell us that people our age only have two options: become pathetic, useless individuals living in a shell of our former selves OR we must cover our wrinkles, refuse to retire, and become motorcycle-riding thrill seekers. Neither extreme scenario is necessary for us to get the most from life after 60. Read More

7 years ago

Let’s Create a Mass Movement Against Ageism!

The word activist has a strange ring to it. Yet, when the cause is worth it—why not join the movement? In today’s conversation, ageism activist Ashton Applewhite will share her thoughts on becoming a part of a community of active women. Enjoy the show! Read More

7 years ago

5 Surprising Things Every Woman Over 60 Needs

If I asked you to name 5 things that every woman over 60 needs, what would you say? An amazingly comfy pair of walking shoes? A lipstick that makes us feel like a million bucks? Money for traveling? Something else? Well, today, I want to share a few ideas for surprising things that each of us really needs after 60 – best of all, they are all FREE! Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

7 years ago

3 Powerful Antidotes to Ageism: Awareness, Integration and Activism

Discrimination is a dirty word. And yet, we encounter it every day in many forms. What does ageism mean in our society? Join us in conversation with ageism activist Ashton Applewhite, who will tell us more about some things we can do toward erasing our own ageist mentality. Enjoy the show! Read More

7 years ago

5 Things I Learned About Style from 95-Year-Old Iris Apfel

Okay, not so long ago, I didn’t know who Iris Apfel was either. Then I watched a Netflix documentary on the 95-year-old businesswoman, interior designer and fashion icon, and now I can’t stop thinking about her. Read More

7 years ago

Reaching Your Potential After 60: What is Your Highest and Best Use?

The concept of highest and best use (HBU) originated with economists who conceptualized the idea of maximum productivity. Read More

7 years ago

What Wisdom Will You Pass Down?

Over the decades, you have gathered so much wisdom. You have triumphed and made mistakes, flown and fallen. Through it all, you have become a stronger person. This morning, I woke up thinking about my own legacy. What lessons do I want to give my grandkids? How will I be remembered? How can I make the world a better place in the final decades of my life? These questions are becoming more important to me. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

7 years ago

3 Lessons for Going the Distance in Life After 60

Since this isn’t one of my blogs about fashion I thought I’d write a nondescript title to see who was paying attention, because, frankly, that’s what going the distance is about: paying attention to how we feel at any one time. Read More

7 years ago

Celebrating the Beauty that Comes with Age

Recently I’ve found myself in the company of women I consider to be beautiful. But when I tell them how beautiful they are – usually when they’re moaning about their looks – I’m met with wry smiles and disbelieving eyes. Read More