March 31, 2020
China’s ‘success’ in stopping pandemic a ‘sheer fabrication,’ says US China expert
Immunity booster vs COVID-19: Turmeric-ginger-garlic tea
Quarantined with cheating wife
Filipino designers’ PPE pattern is 1st ‘medically reviewed’ protective suit design
This Austrian jeweler is Se-ri’s choice
Millennials prefer reusable wedding dresses — report
A Legacy of beauty
Aryanna Epperson’s 10 must-have summer products
What’s the most important relationship you need before your 30s?
Artists Talk: The short and sweet poetry of Lui Alcazaren’s collage art
Art Basel postpones 2020 edition over virus
Need a fun activity to keep your kids busy? Solenn Heussaff and other artists have got some for you!
Pronti, Partenza, Via!
‘Pasko sa Palacio’ highlights an old-fashioned way of celebrating Christmas
Smart inspires aspiring content creators nationwide with “Smart Play: Vlogger Camp”
Spotify says isolation ups interest in ‘chill’ music
Moscow deserted after shops close to stop coronavirus
How to survive a lockdown, from the Chilean miners
There are light moments, too, like about hazmats, body curves
Dr. Peachy Rosales-Natividad, like most doctors, is scared. But what motivates her to go to University of Santo Tomas (UST) Hospital to battle…
Prince Charles out of virus isolation: royal officials
Prince Charles, the eldest son and heir of Queen Elizabeth II, is no longer in quarantine after showing mild coronavirus symptoms, his office…
How Dr. Joven Cuanang found ‘room at the inn’ for exhausted front-liners
Troubled by the news that some front-line health workers were being shunned by fearful neighbors and even turned out by their landlords, instead…
“Don’t Stand So Close To Me” and other hits in isolation, according to Spotify
People spending more time cooped up in their homes to curb the spread of the new coronavirus has changed their daily soundtracks, with…
Belo Medical Group answers the call of our #frontliners
In times of crisis, one of our best defenses is to unite. Our frontliners need all the help we can give them. With…
A prayer for seniors
Ever since the prayer I had written specially for our senior citizens group made its debut this year as the...
Beyond flirting—why I smile at anyone my age
Every time my husband and I spot another senior couple, I can’t help but regard them with special interest, with...
Managing one’s sensitivity at this late age: Are we being oversensitive?
So you’ve finally reached that dreaded S status. In ancient cultures, old people, as they were called then, were revered in ways almost akin to worship. But this modern world seems a world away from that time long ago.
LOOK: Dying old man leaves 14 years worth of gifts for 2-year-old neighbor
An old man in Wales, United Kingdom left behind 14 Christmas gifts for the 2-year-old neighbor he doted on.
Could have been worse
Whenever something bad happens, I remind myself, or somebody else would, that it could have been worse.
60 is the new 40, or the satisfying senior life
And 80 is the new 60. These new mantras have replaced the old paradigm where 40 was “middle-aged,” 50 was “old” and 60 was “dead,” give or take a few years.
Air pollution linked to osteoporosis-related bone fractures
Living in a highly polluted zone for a significant time could increase the risk of osteoporosis-related bone fracture, especially in older people.
Health and Wellness
Senior travels–and travails
My husband and I should have done all our traveling before our 70s, when visa requirements were more reasonable and easier to meet. As happens, it’s only now that we’ve found the time and resources for longer leisure trips.
Getting over Christmas
Christmas came and went like a typhoon, wreaking havoc on finances and personal health. I wonder how long it will take for me to undo last Christmas.
A senior’s lament
Dying is no big deal. The least of us will manage it. Living is the trick.” That’s a eulogistic remark I love not just for its felicity, but for its infinite range of applicability. It’s by Red Smith, an absolute favorite of mine, too, and I cite it here for my own case.
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