60+ and Learning How To . . .

We asked 1,200 women age 60 and older to share what they've learned about love, work, parenthood and finding their true path. Here, some of the things they told us they are still hoping to learn. The answers may surprise you. (Click here for the full survey results.)

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Hang wallpaper

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Fly a plane

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Be more tech savvy

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Drive a stick shift

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Ride a Harley

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Love my wrinkles

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Bounce back

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Be less shy

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Be more vulnerable

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Belly dance

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Swing dance

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Play boogie-woogie piano

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Speak a new language

Top top 5 languages respondents wanted to learn: Spanish; French; Italian; German, Russian (tie); Arabic, Czech, Greek sign language, Braille (tie).

 

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Originally published in the November 2012 issue

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03.17.2014

I'm good with all of these except the one about "learning to hang wallpaper." Since I just got done removing about 20 acres of wallpaper from a newly purchased home, I beg you: Don't hang wallpaper.

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