Dorot – Senior Programming in New York

norman reiss

by Leslie Farin WHAT IS DOROT? We recommend you take advantage of the wonderful programs offered by DOROT in NYC. This organization strives to meet the needs of older adults, whatever they may be. If you are looking for food, friendship, exercise, shopping assistance, referrals, cultural activities, or even personalized computer lessons,

Date-Walnut Pinwheels

date walnut pinwheels

So simple and easy, I often make these fruit and nut desserts when I entertain a few friends. The recipe can be doubled, so it's good for potlucks too. Everybody loves them! Makes 1 dozen cookies Ingredients 3 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 sheet refrigerated pie crust (or homemade if


chicken, shitake mushroom and rice soup

What's better on a cold day than a hearty soup? We love this recipe that takes only 10 minutes to prepare. And with the shitake mushrooms, it feels fancy - so serve it for company when the temperature drops! PREP TIME:10 mins COOK TIME:50 mins YIELD:8 SERVINGS INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp butter - low salt 1 small white onion 1 tbsp flour 6 cups low

Good sex at any age

50plus sex

by Ellen Blake The Importance of Sexual Intimacy as We Age Sex is a great tool for protecting or improving health and a powerful emotional experience. The need for intimacy and connection is ongoing and definitely not just for younger people. It will likely be different at age 50Plus than it was

Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda: Is it Really Worth My Time, Money & Effort?

gorilla trekking rwanda

by Augustin Ndikuriyo, Owner, Augustine Tours Yes, gorilla trekking is absolutely worthwhile. You will never regret it. Various companies offer different types of tours across Africa, such as wildlife safaris, but my favorite experience by far was our recent gorilla trekking tour in the Volcanoes National Park. My wife and I did

3-ingredient No Bake Peanut Butter Cups

3 ingredient peanut butter cup recipe

serves 6 INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons powdered sugar, sifted ½ cup creamy peanut butter (or substitute chunky if you prefer) 1 cup chocolate, melted (we like  dark chocolate) DIRECTIONS Prepare a cupcake tin with 6 liners. Stir peanut butter and powdered sugar together until smooth. Spread 1 to 2 tablespoons of chocolate in the bottom of each cupcake liner. Dollop

The Murder List by Hank Philippi Ryan

This week's book recommendation from Andrea Peskind Katz from Great Thoughts, Great Readers: The MURDER LIST: A NOVEL OF SUSPENSE by Hank Philippi Ryan Chosen by CNN as an Ultimate Beach Read! A CrimeReads Most Anticipated Book! Library Journal *Starred Review: "A must-read!" "A cracker of a read --her best yet!" -- B.A. Paris, New York

Still Hot…Just Comes in Flashes Now!


by Ellen Blake   News flash about menopause At this very moment I am hot, sweaty and to be perfectly honest, kind of disgusting. True, it is summer in Texas which can be unbearable under the best of circumstances, but the extreme weather is not the reason I am an overheated mess. The

Does Aging Change How Our Medications Work?


by Ellen Blake For many of us, aging means taking more medications than when we were younger. When helping care for my mom over the years, it seemed the list grew larger every year. She, like other seniors, developed new chronic illnesses as she aged which required new and different pills. In

Easy Brie & Apple Tart

brie and apple tart

This Brie and Apple Tart looks great, tastes delicious and easily feeds a crowd with very little effort! Perfect fall appetizer. Ingredients 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed 8 oz. Brie, thinly sliced 1 small Golden Delicious apple, cored and thinly sliced 2 tsp. honey 2 tbsp. chopped roasted, salted almonds 2 tbsp. pomegranate seeds Directions Preheat oven