December 7, 2019
Yeo Jin-gu of ‘Hotel del Luna’: The guy parents would love to introduce to their daughters
Miss Universe Organization unveils Mouawad crown
The new leading ladies of K-drama
At 18, she’s already an entrepreneur
LOOK: Miss Universe Laos’ national costume honors elephants
Nam Vo, queen of #DewyDumplings, bats for Bench Beauty
COP THE LOOK: Angel Locsin’s red lips and perfect brows
Martine Cajucom’s daily makeup essentials — that aren’t Sunnies Face
The acne solutions you haven’t thought about
20 BEFORE 2020: My anthems of 2019
Sand cars replace sand castles at Miami art festival Art Basel
Nobel winner Mahfouz lives on in Cairo’s alleyways
A cooking competition that aims to make recipes and stories to life-long legacies
Lancaster New City Cavite makes #ChristmasHappynings more exciting with an outdoor movie screening of the ‘The Hows of Us’
SM Supermalls invites families, kids to celebrate ‘Happy Bear Day’ this December 1
He, she, they: Americans and the choice of gender pronoun
How Habi makes a difference in the lives of Filipino weavers
UAAP Season 82 medals made of bullet shells from Marawi siege
Golden Globe nominations to reveal Hollywood award season hopefuls
Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Saturday 12/7/2019 – 09:41 UTC+8 By: Andrew Marszal Hollywood’s award season hopefuls will start to…
Beauty gifts for less than P1,000
Christmas is the time to stock up on beauty essentials and lifesavers that make bath time better and improve your daily routine.…
Terence Blanchard, the jazz trumpeter making opera history
Washington, United States | AFP | Saturday 12/7/2019 – 09:44 UTC+8 By: Maggy Donaldson A top-tier jazz trumpeter and Spike Lee’s go-to…
Leonardo Di Caprio among celebrities backing new climate initiative
New York, United States | AFP | Wednesday 12/5/2019 – 02:19 UTC+8 Actor Leonardo di Caprio joined former US vice president Al…
TikTok sued in US over alleged China data transfer
San Francisco, United States | AFP | Wednesday 12/4/2019 – 12:59 UTC+8 A university student in California has filed a class-action lawsuit…
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.
The strength of senior moral conviction
In one of our neighborhood shops, I was pleased to see an affordable price tag on a right-sized, high-end handbag, its tiny reptile logo outlined in white and reproduced against black all around it. It was made of a light though apparently durable synthetic material. My husband looked at it and approved.
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