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September 30, 2014

Plan Ahead NYC

…$5 for each reservation; OHNY Weekend Passport $150 Book ahead Click here to visit OHNY Weekend Free First Performances at the Public Theater The Public Theater is always looking for…

November 6, 2016

A Senior’s Guide to Sex Without Intercourse

…have less sex. Anxiety about erections being hard enough or lasting long enough causes even more erectile undependability. Performance anxiety is an erection killer. Medical issues – age-related or not…

February 24, 2016

Vote: Senior Planet “Aging With Attitude” Film Awards

…not the cute, wacky Tomlin performance we’re used to. Grandma Elle is tough as nails, going after Sage’s boyfriend with a hockey stick, raising hell with a bookstore owner who…

January 9, 2014

Peggy Shaw: Making Funny Theater Out of Aging and Loss

…and worked with many groundbreaking queer performance troupes, notably Split Britches, which she cofounded in 1981 with her longtime collaborator Lois Weaver. After decades of no-holds-barred exploration of her sexuality,…

August 29, 2017

Does Online Brain Training Work?

“What we want to see is changes in human performance. It’s wonderful to see changes in the brain, but you have to see changes that matter.” Can online brain training…

May 27, 2014

“All the Sex I’ve Ever Had”: Lifetimes of Experience, Onstage

…to write our script.” During the performance, the so-called senior “panel” sits onstage behind a table with scripts in front of them. Background projections and occasional dance breaks give the…

June 18, 2018

Ask Joan: Why no orgasms?

…so she knows what you enjoy. Worrying about reaching orgasm results in performance anxiety, preventing you from relaxing, enjoying, and letting your body take over. Instead of seeing your orgasm…

March 12 | 6:30pm8:00pm

This is Your Brain on Baseball

…is a fascinating introduction to the growing field of neuroscience. Journalist Zach Schonbrun, author of The Performance Cortex: How N euroscience Is Redefining Athletic Genius, explores what drives human movement….

May 17, 2017

Health Update: Cannabis May Reverse Aging in Older Brains

…on tests of memory and learning than the younger mice did. Predictably, after being given THC, the performance of younger and mature mice declined—they flunked, just like dazed and confused…

August 11, 2013

Linky Sunday: The Internet Bus Arrives, Mayoral Candidate Uses the “G” Word, Blood Sugar and the Brain…

…that turns conventional “wisdom” on its head. Looking at the day-to-day performance of workers in various age groups, researchers found that cognitive performance is much more steady in older adults…

July 13, 2014

The housesharing trend among older women & more from the week online

…video of her performance has gone viral on YouTube – as the worst Glastonbury performance ever. But the words of the critics – from this slamming critique in The Guardian…

July 28 | 1:00pm3:00pm

Lincoln Center Out of Doors

(Until August 11) Lincoln Center Out of Doors offers an array of dance, music and performance as diverse and vibrant as the city itself (schedule here). Made in NYC 2.0…

September 26, 2017

How to Take Dating to the Next Level

…I’d like to kiss you.” Be considerate: “I’d enjoy holding you—no pressure, we could just see how that feels.” (This may alleviate his concerns if there’s a medical or performance

March 9, 2017

“Home/Sick”: A Theater Project Crosses Generations

…at the start of each performance. When the the theater collective The Assembly first staged the show in 2011, director Jess Chayes recalls, only a small handful of people would…

June 28, 2013

Live Music Online: Sites and Apps for Your Listening Pleasure

…special about a live performance in an intimate setting, and it doesn’t get much more intimate than the offices of National Public Radio in Washington, D.C,. where surrounded by shelves…