November 22, 2019
‘Get some rest, Dad. We will look at the financial statements for you’
Heritage alarm raised over sale of two Manila landmarks
5 Things Every Girl with Low Self-Esteem Needs to Hear
DTI creates Marahuyo, a luxe Filipino fashion brand for global buyers
This jewelry designer is also an architect
Bringing freshness to the classics
Martine Cajucom’s daily makeup essentials — that aren’t Sunnies Face
The acne solutions you haven’t thought about
How Asia Pacific is leading global beauty ‘Prejuvenation’ trend
First Impressions: ‘The Crown’ season 3
Protest graffiti fills Beirut’s posh downtown
Havana at 500: a city in four portraits
Join Santa & his elves at SM City Fairview’s Christmas Headquarters
Make unforgettable family moments this Christmas at SM Malls
SM kicks off Christmas nationwide with #SparklingSMallidays
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
Lovi Poe’s on-the-road fitness routine
If you’re eating right and sticking to your regular gym schedule, a trip abroad can throw you a bit off the pace. No…
TV prequel to Polanski’s ‘Chinatown’ in works
New York, United States | AFP | Tuesday 11/20/2019 – 04:28 UTC+8 The Oscar-winning writer of Roman Polanski’s “Chinatown” is working on…
Bringing freshness to the classics
I always go back to the classics. We all do, though we’re not conscious of it. That’s why they’re called classics. Classic…
‘Let it go’: Kristen Bell gets Hollywood star, jokes about mugging
Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Tuesday 11/20/2019 – 06:29 UTC+8 “Frozen” actress Kristen Bell was honored Tuesday with a star…
Early Mozart minuets sell for 372,500 euros at Paris auction
Paris, France | AFP | Monday 11/19/2019 – 02:46 UTC+8 An original score of two minuets composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart when…
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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