Honoring World Alzheimer’s Month: Keeping The Brain Healthy

I read The New York Times blog called The New Old Age written by Paula Span. This week, Paula introduced herself in The Story Behind The Story column. She says that “With more than 20 percent of the American population projected … Continue reading

My Fabulous Foodie Day At The 2017 Fancy Food Show

Are you hungry? Are you thirsty? If not, you likely will be after you read about my fabulous foodie day at the 2017 Fancy Food Show. Last week, I spent four hours walking 362,000 square feet of the Javits Center … Continue reading

It’s Summer! Time To Power Up The Sunscreen

This post is produced in collaboration with CVS Phamacy. Give me a cheer! Give me a yeah! Give me a high-five! It’s finally warm and sunny. I’m back from my holiday in Greece (will be sharing all the highlights soon) and … Continue reading

Mindfulness, Happiness, and More Trends From the 2017 Book Expo

When I was growing up in the Bronx, NY, I loved going to the public library. My mom and I would walk across Mosholu Parkway from our home. Mom would go food shopping – which took a long time since … Continue reading

Celebs Share Why Over 50 Is “The Perfect Age”

Good Housekeeping, Woman’s Day and L’Oreal Paris hosted a “50 Over 50” luncheon at Hearst Tower in New York City this week and I was pleased to attend. The event celebrated 50 accomplished women over 50 and also featured a … Continue reading

How To Keep Your Post 50 Skin Happy and Hydrated

“Your skin looks good. It’s nice and hydrated,” said my esthetician D when I visited for a facial. “What are you using on your face?” I was glad to hear that my skin wasn’t as dry as the last time. … Continue reading

How To Enjoy A Mindful Cup Of Tea

“Would you like to try our teas?” said the nice representative from Adagio Teas. “Yes, yes, yes,” I replied. I was given a gift certificate to purchase some tea and teaware. The package arrived a few weeks ago and I … Continue reading

So Many Reasons To Fall In Love With Clearwater Beach

Glorious sunshine by day and picturesque sunsets at dusk, miles of pearly white sugar sand beaches, clear blue gulf waters, an abundance of restaurants with fresh fish and seafood, and luxurious resorts with gulf coast views — there are so many reasons to fall … Continue reading

Making The Most Of My Mindfulness Journey

It has been almost 10 years since I studied mindfulness meditation. My therapist C at the time had suggested I sign up for the Mindfulness-Based Stress Management Program at The Penn Medicine Program for Mindfulness. It was right after my husband M died … Continue reading

Are There Advantages To Being A Woman Over 50?

“Are there advantages to being a single woman over 50?” I was asked this question by journalist Jackie Pilossoph, who writes the weekly “Love Essentially” column in the Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, a suburban paper in Chicago. Jackie, who is divorced and in … Continue reading