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Boots Anson-Roa to wed in Eddie Baddeo

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BOOTS Anson will wed Francisco “King” Rodrigo on June 14.

There was no grand ceremony or a fancy bridal dress when Boots Anson wed Pete Roa in Washington, DC, in 1964, then later at the Assumption Convent in Manila. The couple had eloped.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Why these seniors still attend their class reunions

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ASSUMPTION Class ’55: Mandy C. Torres, Cora B. Lopa, Chinggay D. Lagdameo, Myrna T. Sanchez, Bea B.Tan, Ana Olondriz

March, the month of graduations, is about the time we seniors—in age, that is—mark our own milestone alumni homecomings. And for our own diamond high school jubilee, my balikbayan classmates are busy preparing for a trip home.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Why we seniors still need to have a plan–a 20-year plan


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“…AND MILES to go before I sleep”

As they say, it ain’t over till it’s over. So what to do until then? Well, for us seniors, instead of thinking about aging, we ought to be making plans, as everybody else ought to do.

Posted: July 14th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

The top bacteria


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“THE TOP Bacteria,” by Gilda Cordero Fernando

When I wasn’t looking, I turned 83. And my life is full—of writing and painting (until 3 a.m., which is the best time to paint and get insomnia).

Posted: June 16th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

We can still live meaningfully at the ‘point of departure’

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After talking on the phone last week with a high school friend who had had a bad fall, resulting in a fracture and femur surgery, I felt sad.

Posted: June 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Surviving widowhood


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“Chit,” pleads a familiar voice, “where can I get an annulment?” It is an overseas call from Celia, a friend from way back. “I should not have married him! I should have listened to my mother!”

Posted: May 26th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

It’s time to put things in order

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LETTY Reyes-Laurel and husband Peping

Well into our senior years, even the healthier among us need not be reminded of our mortality. We certainly don’t look forward to it, but we don’t stop at simply accepting its inevitability, either.

Posted: April 28th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Country’s oldest new lawyer is 70 years old

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He sure is no spring chicken. But as they say, it’s never too late to be who you want to be. Just ask Cesar Barcelona Bagaipo, the country’s soon-to-be oldest new lawyer, who will be turning 70 next month.

Posted: April 21st, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Senior moment to moment


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I just had a senior moment.
I didn’t forget . . .

Posted: March 3rd, 2013 in Columns,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Someone who will call them mom or dad


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I am looking for a baby. For almost a year now, I have been in search of the little one who will bring joy into the still childless home of my friends in Switzerland.

Posted: March 3rd, 2013 in Columns,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Jose “Joecon” Concepcion Jr: ‘I’m now a believer in stem-cell therapy. The proof is me!’

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“I DID it because it worked on my wife’s cousin, and because of what I read about it,” says Joe Concepcion of his stem-cell therapy. ALANAH TORRALBA

Jose S. Concepcion Jr., at 81, still goes to the office daily, and, to his wife’s chagrin, is quite restless and bullheaded, sour if he has nothing to keep himself busy.

Posted: February 24th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

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