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7 years ago

Celebrating Getting Older

Welcome to Mornings with Sixty and Me. It’s a beautiful Sunday here in Switzerland. I’m going to head down to the lake today for some fresh air and sunshine. I hope that you have something wonderful planned with your friends and family! Read More

7 years ago

Forgiveness, Truth and Chocolate

Well, it’s almost the weekend… finally! And, today, we have no fewer than 3 holidays to celebrate. It’s Global Forgiveness Day, International Tell the Truth Day and, my favorite, International Chocolate Day! Read More

7 years ago

Soldiers, Sanctions and Anti-Aging Creams

Leading today’s headlines is the UK’s official inquiry into Britain’s decision to participate in the Iraq war. Of course, this also comes at a time when the UK is dealing with the aftermath of the decision to leave the EU, so, emotions in this part of the world are already running high. Read More

7 years ago

Gone with the Wind Actress, Olivia de Havilland, Turns 100 Today

When Olivia de Havilland, who later played Melanie in Gone with the Wind, was born, on July 1, 1916, the world was a very different place. World War I was still being fought, BMW had just been founded, the Boy Scouts of America were only 1-month old and the world’s first radio news program was still 4 years away! Read More

7 years ago

The Real Reason that Companies Are Choosing Older Models

After decades of older women being ignored by the fashion and advertising industries, we’re now seeing a positive new trend: increasing numbers of mature models are gracing the catwalks and pages of billboards, magazines and websites. Does this mean that the fashion world is more enlightened and age-friendly than they used to be? Not really. Fundamentally, it comes down to economics. Read More

7 years ago

Happy 69th Birthday Sally Field – We Love Your Versatility and Your Values

Sally Field is 69 today, November 6, 2015 and I wanted to share a few facts about this amazing woman that you may not already know. Let’s take a few minutes to celebrate her life so far. Then, let’s all wish her a very happy birthday in the comments section at the end of this article. Read More

7 years ago

Happy 60th Birthday Maria Shriver – You Are a Wonderful Advocate for Women’s Empowerment

I have a lot of respect for Maria Shriver. She is an author, journalist and advocate for women’s empowerment. She also happens to be the ex-wife of former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. She has been a public figure all her life. Read More

7 years ago

Happy 80th Birthday Julie Andrews – We Love Your Grace and Resilience

Most women over 50 know and love Dame Julia “Julie” Elizabeth Andrews. Her songs have left imprints in our hearts and the characters she has played are a part of our 60-year-old souls. Today, Julie Andrews is turning 80. Let’s take a quick look at why she means so much to the women in our community. Then, let’s wish her a fabulous birthday in the comments at the end of this article. Read More

8 years ago

Richard Gere vs. Paul McCartney – Who’s Really the Sexiest Man Over 60?

When I asked the women in our Sixty and Me community to vote on this year’s “Sexiest Man Over 60,” Richard Gere emerged as the clear winner. Read More

8 years ago

Judi Dench is Lucky in Love and Bill Nighy is Loving His Freedom

There is a big difference between being alone and being lonely. Being alone is a state of being. Being lonely is a state of mind. The truth is that you don’t need to live with someone in order to have an active and happy social life. At the same time, there is absolutely nothing wrong with looking for love at 60, 70 or 80 years old. Read More