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AgeWell Club

AgeWell Club

Are you within the age range of 50 years old and above?

Do you want to meet like-minded people who share a passion for living well and aging well despite the advancement in age?

If you said “YES” to the following questions, then the AgeWell Club is perfect for you. AgeWell Club is the first of its kind of community in the Philippines. Through its various activities that promotes physical, mental, emotional and social wellbeing, the AgeWell Club makes sure that its members stay happy, healthy and active.

The AgeWell Club is a dedicated group in Unilab that aims to help address the health and wellness concerns of adults at the age range of 50+ and above. Unilab has various groups working for the wellbeing of children, women and athletes. It is just fitting that a group catering to the needs of these adults is made to customize and develop health and wellness solutions to their unique needs.

Embracing Aging

A holistic approach to aging well, one that includes improving physical, emotional and social wellbeing, enables adults to stay healthy, happy and active. These do not just help have a long life but a life that is composed of doing things that are enjoyable and at the same time learning new things. AgeWell Club helps its members find ways to enjoy life and have a better life despite the age. AgeWell Club’s holistic approach to health and wellness along with Unilab’s expertise in Science will surely make this life stage exciting and enjoyable. Members can look forward to learning and experiencing new things.

Aging is both a blessing and an opportunity. Aging is something that cannot be denied so it is important to embrace this exciting life stage. When people embrace aging they can enjoy living.

The AgeWell Club is a support system in these adults’ quest to understand aging and the different adjustments and changes that comes with it:

• physical changes
• emotional changes that comes when worry and excitement for what lies ahead are thought of
• the desire to still be productive
• the need to be in contact with others who understand what each is going through

Here are the reasons why these adults should join AgeWell Club:

• Be able to attend interactive sessions focusing on health, nutrition, fitness, and the emotional well-being that are relevant to for the issues these adults are currently dealing with. These monthly sessions are free.
• Be able to look for options and solutions customized to the unique health and wellness needs as an adult in this particular age range
• Experiential and recreational activities like heritage walks, field trips, cultural and food tours are provided at discounted rates to allow them to learn new skills, experience new things, meet new friends and create new memories.
• Club members can also enjoy deals and promos that are offered exclusively to them like health check-up packages and discounts for medical house calls. AgeWell Club members can also enjoy exclusive promos and deals from AgeWell and Unilab brands.

Joining is easy: Just fill out the AgeWell Membership for and pay an annual P1,000 membership fee through bank deposit or during one of the mo they learning sessions. If bank deposit was made, just email a scanned copy or a photo of the deposit slip or give the deposit slip to one of the AgeWell Club representatives during monthly sessions.

What are some Terms and Conditions of being an AgeWell Club member?

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Posted by Treasure Jar on Sep 15th 2016 | Filed in Customer Care,From the Admin's Desk,FYI,Health Matters,Philippines,Skin Deep | Comments (0)

Samsung Smart Oven: Chef Lau’s Chicken Katsudobo Recipe

My daughter and I recently attended Samsung Digital Appliances event called Saturdate with Mom. This is by far one of the better events I have been to, because I was able to bring my youngest daughter with me who, along with other kids, immensely enjoyed watching the chefs husband and wife, the Laudicos, whip up delicious food using the Samsung Smart Oven.

Chef Lau and the Kids during Samsung DA cooking demo

And yes, we want one for our home and I’m sure, the food blog will have more entries 😀

Anyway, one of the dishes prepared was Chef Lau’s Chicken Katsudobo:

Chicken Katsudobo
My not so clear photo.


  •  600 grams Boneless Chicken Thigh


For the Adobo marinade:

  • 1 cup Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Coconut Vinegar
  • 1 cup Water
  • 4 tbsp. Garlic mince
  • 4 Bay Leaves
  • Pinch black peppercorns

For Katsu Coating:

  • 1 cup Flour
  • 2 Whole Eggs beaten
  • 1 cup Panko Bread Crumbs
  • 3 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil or any healthy cooking oil


For the Katsudobo:

  • 4 Bowls of Cooked Rice ( please use Microwave safe bowl)
  • 4 Eggs (Whole, raw)
  • Simmered Left Over Adobo Sauce
  • Cooked Katsudobo Chicken (sliced in thick strips)
  • chopped spring onions (garnish)

How to Prepare:

  1. Marinate chicken overnight or at least 5 hours. Simmer left over adobo marinade for at least 5 minutes. Coat adobo marinated chicken with Katsu coating
  2. Lightly Coat chicken with flour then dip in beaten egg and coat with panko breadcrumbs. Brush lightly with Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
  3. Put chicken skin side down on the non-stick plate of the Samsung smart oven on top of the low rack. Set Samsung Smart Oven to Slim Fry until you see number 8 setting. Press start and cook chicken 15 minutes one side then turn the other side after 15 minutes for 30 minutes total. Assemble the Katsudobo
  4. On the Rice Bowl add the adobo sauce around the bowl then break the whole egg on the rice.
  5. Set Samsung Smart Oven to microwave 700 watts then cook for 4-5 minutes or until egg is cooked but still soft.
  6. Top with Cooked Chicken Katsudobo then top with chopped spring onions. serve hot!


More  photos here.

Brush Day + Night with Pepsodent

Tooth-brushing is a task that young children see as not so enjoyable like other fun things to do.

Parents think of different ways to coax their children to brush their teeth at least twice a day. Tooth-brushing habits should be established without exerting a lot of effort in making the young children comply happily.

Pepsodent Brush Day   Night

Pepsodent has devised a way to make “Brush Day + Night” a habit children will look forward to doing by having a sticker book. The sticker book encourages children to brush their pearly whites twice a day, with one sticker to put in the book for every time they do so. Let me just say that brushing the teeth is just half the fun because putting the sticker is the other half of the fun.

Prizes can be negotiated between the parents and the child at the end of a week perhaps, a fortnight or even a month.

Posted by Treasure Jar on Mar 15th 2014 | Filed in Bonding Time,For Little Hands,Health Matters,Promos | Comments (0)

Vegetarian Bagoong

I made a big jar of Vegetarian Bagoong.

The resident “nose” and “tongue” aka taste tester in the house said she loves it. She even had two Indian mangoes eaten with the vegetarian bagoong.

Homemade Vegetarian bagoong

And yeah, I plan to sell this healthy alternative to the usual bagoong alamang or shrimp paste soon.

Email me for orders 😀

Be Healthy with Nestle Acti-V

As a mom of three, I have to be in tiptop shape to be able to cope with the daily rigors of tasks, big and small, that come my way whether home or work-related. As all moms (and dads) out there will agree with me, there is one thing we can’t afford to be: get sick.

One of the most common complaints we hear from people is that inability to have a regular bowel movement. There are those who take their time doing the deed so to speak but have to wake up early in order to do so otherwise, they will spend a lot of time on the task and be late for whatever appointments that they have for the day. Working moms and dads can relate with this predicament.

Being constipated is something people can do away with especially with symptoms that can cause discomfort and impede daily activities. If you have (1) infrequent bowel movements, (2) swollen abdomen or feels bloated and (3) feels pain in the abdominal area then you definitely have constipation.

The causes of constipation can be from any or all of the following: (1) inadequate water intake, (2) a disruption of the diet or routine, (3) stress [AHA!!], (4) resisting the urge to have a bowel movement [familiar?], (5) overuse of laxatives or stool softeners which may weaken the bowel muscles [ugh!] and (6) inadequate fiber in the diet.

Nestle Acti-V

If in case you suffer constipation often, there are three quick solutions to your problem: (1) Try to drink 2 – 4 extra glasses of water a day, that is on top of what you usually drink, (2) Take warm liquids especially in the morning [ok, time to do the lemon slice in warm water routine] and (3) add fiber to your daily diet. And to make it more delicious and sweeter, try NESTLE ACTI-V with ACTIFIBRAS

Cherie Gil for Nestle Acti-V

Why NESTLE ACTI-V? This is the only yogurt that has fiber in it. These active fibers in ACTI-V are called ACTIFIBRAS which help regulate bowel movement. With strawberry bits in it, NESTLE ACTI-V is not just nutritious but delicious as well. ACTIFIBRAS are scientifically proven in studies done by the NESTLE Research Center to help support the maintenance of a healthy bowel movement and at the same time improve intestinal regularity and transit. This definitely help alleviate the discomforts of constipation as well as abdominal bloating.

Like NESTLE ACTI-V in Facebook.

Posted by Treasure Jar on Jul 15th 2013 | Filed in Between Us Women,Health Matters,Reviews | Comments (0)

CarbTrim and Bragg’s Organic Apple Cider Vinegar

One of the best ways to drink a teaspoon or a tablespoon of Apple Cider Vinegar is to mix this with your regular drink of juice or water. In fact, one of the instructions to having this regularly is to drink a glass of warm water with a T of Apple Cider Vinegar. You can add honey to make the mix sweeter and easier to drink.


Photo posted here.

This is my way of having a tablespoon or sometimes more, of Bragg’s Organic Apple Cider Vinegar: mix with CarbTrim and add a slice of lemon or navel orange. TIP: slice a lemon or navel orange and put these in the freezer so you do not need to slice every time you need to make these drinks.

CarbTrim is a carb-blocking product in a refreshing iced tea drink.  It contains Phase 2 white kidney bean, a natural extract clinically-proven to block up to 66% of carbs you eat. ~source

Two of the many benefits of Bragg’s Organic Apple Cider Vinegar are the following: (Source)

  • Helps control weight
  • Promotes digestion & ph Balance

Now these two would be great together in losing the weight. We need to remember though to moderate food intake and take one or two kinds of exercise to help lose the unwanted pounds.

By the way, I won TEN BOXES of CarbTrim through this photo, so go follow CarbTrim on Twitter and who knows, you might also win boxes of CarbTrim like me 😀

Here are the boxes.

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