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We all know makeup doesn’t really go with humid weather. Or does it? Celebrity makeup artist Ariane Poole is here to show us some great products for the summer heat. Enjoy the show!
Finding quality makeup products that really work for mature women can be a challenge. Where can you find products that really work for you without spending a fortune on cosmetics that you don’t like?
Deciding whether or not to embrace your grey hair is a dilemma nearly all women over 60 eventually face. Do you continue to dye your hair the same brown, red, or blonde shade you’ve worn for years, or is it time for a change?
Unless you are hyper vigilant about your spending habits or living on a tight budget you’ve probably had the experience of buying something you didn’t expect to buy simply because you found it on sale. Now, there are many good reasons for doing so.
Health and Fitness | Read About Healthy Aging, Losing Weight, Sleep and More!
I’m a cat person. I’ve always had a cat and can’t image my home without one. My cat isn’t my pet, it’s a member of my family. I love coming home and having my boy run up to greet me, rubbing against my legs and looking up at me with his big wide eyes that say he missed me. No matter how difficult my day has been, I forget it all about it when I see his eager face.
Reading is a passion we can take into our old age and not worry about our performance! After all, it’s not a game we’re playing… we’re just keeping our brains functioning at optimum level. Let’s be clear…
As women over 60, one thing we can agree on is that time doesn’t stand still. Fortunately for us, neither does research into the ways aging affects our brains. And it couldn’t come at a better time, given the looming Alzheimer’s epidemic…
It’s hard not to get excited about the much-awaited start of summer and the idea of spending more time outside in the sun with friends and family. With new research exposing the environmental harms of sunblock…
Senior Dating | Read About Mature Dating, Sexuality, Online Dating and More!
Have you considered meeting a man in real life versus at an online dating site? When I ask this question to the women I speak with, they often tell me they’re not sure where single men over 50 are hanging out.
Are you looking for a Knight in Shining Armor, but only seem to be able to find the Knave of Hearts? Do you think a man who will take care of you is ancient history? Take heart, even as a modern woman over 60, you don’t have to do it all alone!
A friend of mine in her early 60s was surprised when a man she met for the first time for a coffee date asked if she’d like to get together for dinner the following Saturday.
Have you ever been completely captivated by a man you knew was bad for you? Most women have fallen for a bad boy at some point in their lives. It’s hard to resist a great looking guy who knows exactly how to make you feel amazing and while maturity may bring wisdom, a woman over 60 certainly isn’t immune to this man’s dangerous charms.
Travel and Cruises | Read About Solo Travel, Senior Travel, Cruises, Insurance and More!
“Whenever we do something creative, […] we draw on images from our inner well. If we learn to restock our store of images, we will find ourselves able to work more easily…”
Singles cruises have a somewhat mixed reputation. While some people thrive on the energy and excitement of meeting new people, others complain about the alcohol-soaked passengers, loud music and poor entertainment that plague some ships.
As we age, we often find it harder to make friends. Many of the friends we still have are those we made as children, teenagers, or as adults with small children.
Spring is here and, as the sun finally pops out, I’m thinking about travel! I love exploring new cities and have many travel destinations on my bucket list. Helping my clients prepare their body for an upcoming bucket list trip…
Retirement and Money | Read About Retirement, Making Money, Encore Careers and More!
In the classic movie American Beauty, Lester explains to his daughter that he didn’t “lose” his job. He explains that if this were true, he could have found it again. If this were the case for all of us who’ve experienced losing a job, we wouldn’t be a square peg and would have little need to read ahead.
For many of us, starting a business in retirement is a first. Fresh out of employment in the corporate sector, we know tons about the machinations of a large corporation. Put to the test, however, we find we know very little…
Last September, we welcomed Zaylee Jean into the world – our first grandchild. She is, of course, perfect in every way. As many of you can relate – it rocks your world in a whole new way…
The numbers coming from the U.S. point to a rise in the number of entrepreneurs aged 55 to 64. Research by the Kauffman Foundation on entrepreneurship indicates an increase from 15% in 1997 to 26% in 2015.
Life After 60 | Read About Grandchildren, Marriage, Divorce and More!
Low costs… great weather… and excellent, affordable healthcare. There are lots of benefits to giving overseas living a try. But what if you haven’t decided yet which overseas retirement haven you prefer? Or what if you don’t even know yet if this go-abroad strategy is for you?
This year, Road Scholar is searching for 100 educators, caregivers and low-income adults who wish to experience an educational learning experience. The organization will award 100 scholarships worth $1,500 between now and June 30th…
If you know the nursery rhyme story of Jack Sprat and his wife, then you have an idea of the relationship my wife of 44 years, Judy, and I have. If you’re not familiar with the child’s poem, here is the first stanza:
Downsizing, whether by choice or necessity, is a common occurrence for people in mid-life and beyond. Many people feel the urge to live more simply and care for less…
Mindset and Inspiration | Read About Happiness, Gratitude, Nostalgia, Getting Older and More!
After my husband passed away from cancer and the dust had settled, I was soon left to deal with the pain and suffering that would ensue. I didn’t know how or where to begin putting the pieces of my life back together again.
Being the product of an abusive father, I grew up a people pleaser. By constantly trying to please him, I learned to survive. In doing so, for years I kept lying to my inner self. We all know we should never lie to ourselves…
In past blogs I’ve written about the recognizable pattern to behavior change including five stages: pre-contemplation (I’m not even thinking about changing a behavior)…
We all have guilty pleasures. Those little things we do, consume or think that the pesky angel on our shoulders tells us is indulgent or unhealthy or selfish. I’ll tell you mine, you tell me yours.
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