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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.

8 years ago

Marathon Runner Joy Johnson Proves It’s Never Too Late to Start Something New

She was born on Christmas Day 1926. On November 3, 2013 Joy Johnson crossed the finish line of the NYC marathon. It was the 25th time that she ran this marathon, holding the record of being the oldest woman to ever complete it. She was 86 years old. Read More

8 years ago

Every Day is An Opportunity to Reinvent Yourself

If you think about it, life is all about movement. Rocks don’t move by themselves. Trees barely move. Animals move, although they tend to be directed by instinct more than conscious thought. Only humans, so far as we know, have the ability to plan complex actions. Simply put, we are the only species on this planet that can reinvent itself. Read More

8 years ago

No Matter How Old You Are, You Are the Perfect Age!

On the whole, people are terrible at embracing their current age. Maybe it has something to do with the constant advertising that we are exposed to or the social pressure that surrounds us. Read More

8 years ago

Susan Sarandon Wants Men to Get in Touch with Their Feminist Side

It’s easy to see the history of the women’s movement as a struggle of “men vs. women.”

Indeed, if you went back to the early days of our fight for equality, this is almost certainly how it felt. Before women could vote, many men felt genuinely threatened by the idea of a politically active female population. For much of the last century, many people still believed that there were certain jobs that were “not appropriate” for women. Read More

8 years ago

Is Knowing How to Grow Old the Master Work of Wisdom?

Knowing how to grow old well is a problem that few people throughout history have had to tackle. As recently as a few generations ago, living to your 60s was a privilege denied to almost everyone. Read More

8 years ago

Helen Mirren Talks About the Exciting World Women Live in Today

If you look back through history, being a woman wasn’t always a lot of fun. In some parts of the world, it still isn’t, by the way! Even in the United States, we have only had the right to vote for just under 100 years. Just over 50 years ago, we weren’t protected from discrimination based on our sex in the workplace. Read More

8 years ago

Helen Mirren Says No to Airbrushing in Latest L’Oreal Ads

There are so many things that I admire about Helen Mirren. Not only is she a fantastically talented actress, but, she is also a powerful ambassador for women over 60. Read More

8 years ago

Did You Miss Our First Sixty and Me Live Chat on Facebook? Here’s the Recording!

June 9th, 2016 was one of best days of my life. From 9am – 10am Pacific time, we held our first Sixty and Me live chat on Facebook. Read More

8 years ago

Chasing the Will-o’-the-Wisp: Finding Your Source of Inspiration After 60

You know that elusive light that hovers over the wetlands in the twilight? It moves around and changes color, much as meteors do… Read More

8 years ago

Being a Superlifer is About Getting More from Life After 60

The longer I live, the more I am amazed at the way the paths of life interweave and lead us down highways and byways we never knew existed. Read More