Stephen Speranza for the New York Times

At This Staten Island Restaurant, a Kitchen Run by Grandmas

Just inside the entrance to an Italian restaurant on a recent afternoon in the historic St. George neighborhood on Staten Island, the smell of soy and ponzu masked that of onions and garlic.

The source? A Japanese woman had taken over the kitchen to make gyoza and shrimp dumpling soup.

Sex and the Senior Center

Sex and the Senior Center

In this short video segment, James Hamblin, editor at The Atlantic, interviews Arlene Hayman, author of Scary Old Sex.  James also ventures to the senior…

Can old age be as exciting as youth?

Can old age be as exciting as youth?

What is the secret to living large in old age? This week Dateline meets a squad of octogenerian Japanese cheerleaders and a famous TV writer challenging assumptions about people in their 90s.

Pat Gallant-Charette, 66, takes 18 hours to swim across English Channel

Pat Gallant-Charette, 66, takes 18 hours to swim across English Channel

A 66-year-old from the United States has become the oldest woman to swim across the English Channel.

Pat Gallant-Charette battled lower-than-expected water temperatures, difficulty keeping her food down and a jellyfish sting on her face. She wrote on her blog that she also saw a large dorsal fin that turned out to be a sunfish, not a shark.