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Making Friends as an Adult – How to Look Past “Accidental” Friendships
6 years ago

Making Friends as an Adult – How to Look Past “Accidental” Friendships

Have you ever thought about the fact that, for most of our lives, the majority of our friends are “accidental?” When we are children, we choose our friends from among the other kids in our classes. When we join the workforce, our colleagues form the backbone of our social life. When we become parents, our life becomes an intricate dance of sports events, sleep overs camping trips and family dinners. Read More

Weird and Wacky Uses for Common Kitchen Items
6 years ago

Weird and Wacky Uses for Common Kitchen Items

Kitchens are wonderful places. They are full of magic ingredients and can transform a meal and a family. Read More

Are Older People Really “Anti-Technology?”
6 years ago

Are Older People Really “Anti-Technology?”

In many ways, Baby Boomers were the first generation to experience constant technological change. In the 1950s and 60s, household devices focused on convenience and productivity were already well established. In the following decades the rate of change has only accelerated. Read More

Who Was the Best President of Your Lifetime? Baby Boomer Poll
6 years ago

Who Was the Best President of Your Lifetime? Baby Boomer Poll

Since 1946, when the first baby boomers were born, to today, our generation has seen a lot of presidents. We’ve witnessed war and peace, scandals and, occasionally, true political dignity. Over the last 71 years, we have experienced long periods where “our” party held power – and, we have held our breath while “the other guys” had their time in the sun. Read More

How to Find the Best Place to Sell Your Handmade Items Online
6 years ago

How to Find the Best Place to Sell Your Handmade Items Online

In previous articles, I covered how to improve your crafting skills and how to decide which items to produce. If you have already followed this advice, you should already be well on your way to building a successful business. Now, I would like to take a look at another critical step in the process – deciding how and where to sell your handmade items online. Read More

Wondering What to Do in Retirement? Why Not Start With a Volunteer Vacation?
6 years ago

Wondering What to Do in Retirement? Why Not Start With a Volunteer Vacation?

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Retirement is wonderful. You’re able to say goodbye to long commutes, boring meetings and late nights at the office. You have plenty of time to do the things you enjoy. But what if plenty of time is actually too much time? Read More

Why Do Men Get All the Good Nicknames?
6 years ago

Why Do Men Get All the Good Nicknames?

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I was driving to Tucson the other day, when I passed a billboard for the U.S. Border Patrol. On the sign, there was a big picture of a guy called Ernesto Guevera. Under aliases, it listed “The Axe,” “Spike” and “Che.” Guys have nicknames. Women do not. Read More

Feeling Alone? These 6 Volunteering Websites Will Help You Make Friends
6 years ago

Feeling Alone? These 6 Volunteering Websites Will Help You Make Friends

Loneliness is a huge issue for Baby Boomer women. Many women in their 60s are living alone and, while some of these women are enjoying their new found independence, others find themselves feeling like their lives lack purpose or direction without close social ties. In fact, in a recent Sixty and Me survey, 75% of the women in our community said that they are feeling alone. Read More

Richard Gere vs. Paul McCartney – Who’s Really the Sexiest Man Over 60?
6 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

“Cheers” Can Teach Us About Making Friends as an Adult
6 years ago

“Cheers” Can Teach Us About Making Friends as an Adult

As we reach our 60s, many of us find that our social circumstances are changing. Our kids, once the center of our lives, are grown up and are pursuing their own dreams. Our careers are either winding down or changing dramatically. Many of us are dealing with a divorce or separation. As a result, many baby boomers find themselves having to make new friends again for the first time in years. Read More