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About Margaret Manning

Margaret Manning is the founder of Sixty and Me. She is an entrepreneur, author and speaker. Margaret is passionate about building dynamic and engaged communities that improve lives and change perceptions. Margaret can be contacted at margaret@sixtyandme.com
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Fall Prevention After 60: How to Stay on Your Feet and Out of the Hospital
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Fall Prevention After 60: How to Stay on Your Feet and Out of the Hospital

Fall prevention isn’t just for the “super old.” In fact, according to my guest, Dr. Leslie, every person over the age of 60 should be thinking about how to maintain their balance and avoid fall-related injuries. As someone who has had her share of falls, I couldn’t agree more! Join us as we discuss the importance of fall prevention after 60.
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The Art of Ageless Fashion After 50 – An Interview with an 83-Year-Old Ex-Playboy Model
3 days ago

The Art of Ageless Fashion After 50 – An Interview with an 83-Year-Old Ex-Playboy Model

Does age matter where fashion is concerned? Join us in discussion with Dorrie Jacobson, fashion expert and ex-Playboy model, who knows what style is all about. Enjoy the show! Read More

Talking About Death: The 5-Letter Word No-one Wants to Discuss (But No-one Can Avoid!)
1 week ago

Talking About Death: The 5-Letter Word No-one Wants to Discuss (But No-one Can Avoid!)

It’s a good thing that we are immortal when we are children… otherwise, we would never have the courage to explore, grow and learn the way that we do! But, the older we get, the more tangible the concept of death seems to become. So, today, I want to talk about how we can talk about death in a positive way so that we can get more from life in the here and now. Do you find it difficult to talk about your own mortality? Do you think that we have a duty to plan for our deaths in order to make it easier for the people we leave behind? Do you think that facing our mortality helps us to live better lives?
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Are You Too Hard on Yourself? Is Love an Antidote to Self-Criticism?
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Are You Too Hard on Yourself? Is Love an Antidote to Self-Criticism?

The world can be a tough place. Every day, we are bombarded by other people’s emotions, needs and desires. But, if you really think about it, it is our inner world that often causes us the most pain. Why? Because we are usually our own worst critics! We know all of our “flaws” and aren’t afraid to use them in our fits of self-criticism. So, today, I’d like to break this cycle and offer you a path to positivity. Do you sometimes feel like you are too hard on yourself? Why or why not? What is one thing that you love – really LOVE – about yourself?
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5 Secrets to Feeling Safe Financially After 60
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5 Secrets to Feeling Safe Financially After 60

Talking about money hasn’t always been easy for me. Like many women, I have made my share of financial mistakes and I have only recently found the confidence to share my story. But, since financial security is so important, I just can’t remain silent. So, today, I will share 5 secrets to feeling safe financially at any age. I hope that you will also share your story! Which financial lessons do you wish you had learned earlier in your life? How have you taken control of your finances in recent years?
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How to Save the World, One Trip at a Time!
1 week ago

How to Save the World, One Trip at a Time!

We may not always agree on the best way to make the world a better place… but, we all want to leave this world in better shape than when we entered it. Of course, saving the world is not just about grand gestures and charitable contributions. It is also about living our lives with integrity and care every day. So, today, I thought that I would talk about one aspect of our lives that we can all influence… travel. Let’s chat about how to travel safer, cleaner and with more respect for the planet. I hope you enjoy the video! What do you do to reduce the environmental impact of your trips? Do you avoid certain types of transportation? Do you support hotels that are protecting the environment? Something else?
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Is *This* the Greatest Gift of Getting Older?
2 weeks ago

Is *This* the Greatest Gift of Getting Older?

Life after 60 isn’t always easy. Your social situation may be shifting. Perhaps you have lost someone close to you. Or maybe you are just worried about how to make ends meet. Well, today, I want to talk about one huge gift that life gives us as we get a little older. What is this amazing surprise? You’ll have to watch today’s video to find out! :) What do you think is the greatest gift of getting older? What are you enjoying most about life after 60?
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3 Hot Tips for Finding Clothes That Really Fit
2 weeks ago

3 Hot Tips for Finding Clothes That Really Fit

Have you ever found an outfit that you love on the mannequin only to cringe when you see it on yourself? You’re not alone! Finding items that actually fit can be one of the most frustrating aspects of shopping for new clothes. So, today, I wanted to share 3 hot tips for finding clothes that really fit. No matter how you would describe your personal style, this episode will help you to look like a million bucks. Where do you go to find clothes that really fit you well? Do you ever get your clothes tailored?
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My Trip to Porto Sparked a Love Affair (with Earrings and Hats!)
2 weeks ago

My Trip to Porto Sparked a Love Affair (with Earrings and Hats!)

I’d like to say that I met the man of my dreams on my latest trip to Porto, Portugal. But, alas, that wasn’t in the cards. Fortunately, my trip sparked a love affair of a different sort! I completely fell in love (again!) with funky hats and earrings. In today’s video, I’d love to share a few of my favorites with you. What are your favorite types of fashion accessories? Do you also love hats and earrings? Or, do you prefer necklaces, scarves, rings or something else?
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5 Secrets to Making Your Savings Last Longer in Retirement
2 weeks ago

5 Secrets to Making Your Savings Last Longer in Retirement

By the time we reach our 60s, our ability to dramatically change how much we have saved for retirement is minimal. But, we can still change our behaviors and decisions in order to make our retirement savings last longer. And, in today’s video, I would like to share 5 secrets for how to do exactly this! How have you reduced your costs recently? How are you making a little extra money in the years leading up to (or during!) retirement?
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