When we are asked to describe an ideal friend, many of us use the word “kind.” We are drawn to people who are trustworthy, sympathetic, thoughtful and caring. We may throw in some other “nice to haves,” but, at a fundamental level, simple human kindness is what we need from each other... Read More
One of the wonderful things about turning 60 is that you no longer need to please anyone else. Ok, maybe we shouldn’t have been trying to please others for the rest of our life, but, that’s another story!Read More
If you had to form your opinion about getting older, based just on what you saw in the movies, you would be terrified of every birthday. Actually, come to think of it, this is exactly what happens to most people. The truth is that getting older is nothing to be feared. In fact, there are many reasons that believe that life in your 60s and 70s can be the best time of your life... Read More
In my conversation with Kory Floyd, we discuss how loneliness is not a “normal” part of the aging process. Instead, it is a serious indicator that something important is missing from your life. It’s ok to feel lonely occasionally. Everyone does. But, when you feel lonely all the time, you need to take steps to get things back on track... Read More
At age 70, Bette Midler is so much more than a singer, songwriter, actress, comedian and film producer. She is also an inspiration for women who believe that “slowing down” after 60 should be a choice, not an expectation. Let’s take a look at her career and wish her a very happy 70th birthday today, on December 1st, 2015...Read More
Madonna didn’t hold back on expressing her love for ex-husband Sean Penn at the 5th annual Sean Penn & Friends HELP HAITI HOME Gala. Madonna professed her love for her ex-husband during her speech: “I want to say, Sean, I love you, from the moment that I laid eyes on you,” Madonna said, according to Variety. …
as unbelievable as it sounds, I have nobody to be grateful to. I am grateful to be, still, around. Gratitude? Maybe in the 19TH Century Victorian era--and it was totally false--how else could one get invited to never ending balls..??
If you ask most people if are grateful, they will probably say yes. We like to think of ourselves as grateful people. But, true gratitude is not something that you feel; it is something that you do!Read More
I don't know what you mean?.....My mags are sitting there ( about 200 )-they have nothing to do with age--I have Architecture, Art --in several ones --I just hope to be able to read them before I die-( not kidding ) same with books.
Over the last 2 years, we have seen an increase in the number of websites and services being created for us. In addition, magazines with a broader focus are creating more content specifically for our age group. But, we still have a long way to go! When I asked the members of the Sixty and Me community to name their favorite magazines (other the Sixty and Me) for women over 60, they came back with some helpful suggestions... Read More
Every year, magazines like Forbes, publish lists of the “best places to retire.” These publications typically look at important factors like the cost of living, safety and climate of each location. But, when you think about it, the question “what is the best place to retire?” isn’t really fair. Why?Read More
Yesterday at Amazon I bought a book on "Illustrations". I was doing that when suddenly I had to stop all the things that used to make me happy--it's been 5 years.....maybe I'll be given a chance. Thanks for the reminder.
Life is full of comparisons. As employees, our performance is measured against our coworkers. As mothers, we worry about whether we are doing good enough – compared to whom, by the way? Creatively, we feel like we can’t compete with our “natural” friends and neighbors. As we reach our 50s and 60s, we have an opportunity to let these comparisons go...Read More