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Longevity

Woman of the Century | Manhattan Times

A (long) love story Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Patience, faith, and chewing food slowly. Those are what Eulalia García Figueroa says are the secrets to a long life. She should know. She celebrated her 100th birthday with nearly 40…

The Pressure Pair | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi When people aren’t well, sometimes they don’t want to discuss why. Especially in a room filled with strangers. Joelle Ludwig and Katy Hogan understand that. They are acupuncturists who are teaming up to provide free sessions. On…

The Elixir Profiles: Julissa Pérez

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@EileenZFuentes) Q. From personal experience I know that cancer is generally viewed as an older person’s disease. How did you discover your illness? A. Cancer wasn’t even a thought or concern to me. At my age,…

The Elixir Recipes: Mangu 2.0

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@EileenZFuentes) If you’re Dominican, you definitely know what mangu is. For those who are not, it can be compared to it’s American counterpart, mashed potatoes. Just like mashed potatoes are very common in American homes, mangu is…

The Elixir - The Secrets of Longevity

The Elixir: Secrets of a Long Life – Arthur Gewirtz

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@theSPEACHgal) Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) Laura, who is a volunteer at DOROT, an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of the elderly and bringing generations together, greeted us and introduced Briana and I to…

The Elixir: Secrets of a Long Life – Don José

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@theSPEACHgal) Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) The other day as I was sitting at work, I received a call from one of the members of my wellness group. She was in the emergency room and…