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Women Over 60

63 And Free

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 05.05.2015 | Fifty
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

Suddenly, having all the time in the world to do whatever I damned well pleased was disorienting. I wasn't sure what I damned well pleased.

60 Women Over 60 Look Back At Their First Jobs

Margaret Manning | Posted 01.01.2015 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

We were one of the first generations of women to have the opportunity to chart our own course from the very beginning of our lives. Yes, many of us faced challenges with discrimination, and even harassment, along the way. But, for the most part, we were given an incredible opportunity to be healthier, better educated and more independent than any other generation.

3 Destructive Myths About Fashion For Older Women

Margaret Manning | Posted 11.09.2014 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

We want women over 60 to be proud of their bodies and we want them to celebrate their personal sense of style. At the same time, we don't shy away from addressing common concerns that the women in our community have.

60 Things Older Women Want Younger Women To Know

Margaret Manning | Posted 04.05.2014 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

Truthfully, it surprised me that these 30-year-old women were so anxious about getting older. The more I thought about it, the more I wished that I'd had older women in my life when I was 30. If I had, I might have developed a more balanced perspective on aging much earlier.

Forget Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling, Let's Build a Brand New House!

Margaret Manning | Posted 03.18.2014 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

For most of my career, momentum was on my side. Then, as I reached my 60s I realized something important that I believe every woman needs to hear.

Companies Don't Know How to Market to Women Over 60 -- and That's Bad for Everyone!

Margaret Manning | Posted 02.18.2014 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

If I see one more 35-year-old model advertising anti-aging cream I am going to scream! As a 60-year-old woman, I have already changed my own language to a paradigm of "pro-aging" instead of "anti-aging." I don't want to look younger. I want to feel and live better.

'There Are Times When I Love My Cloak Of Invisibility'

Margaret Manning | Posted 02.10.2014 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

Women, especially older women, often feel invisible. Like many women, I spoke out in the 1960s. I pushed hard to build a career in a 'man's world' and I started the Sixty and Me community to give women over 60 a voice. But, even though I value my voice and believe that women have every right to be heard, I have to admit, there are times when I love my cloak of invisibility.