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The mission of each monthly edition is to serve as a resource for our readership - features penned by experts in their respective industries designed to provide education, information and entertainment focused on the interests of mature adults in Orange County.

Each issue of this monthly glossy format publication is direct-mailed into EVERY 55+ senior community in Orange County, direct- mailed to 55+ homeowners and is available on high-foot traffic stand locations and distribution locations across OC, including EVERY senior center and public library branch, as well as medical offices, hospitals, retail and restaurants.

Why “Sorbet” you ask? Our editorial team considered a number of options with the goal of finding a moniker that would communicate “light, active, fun” to an ever-growing younger population of 55+ adults. Sorbet is a fruit-flavored ice served between courses as a palate cleanser. We thought the name was particularly apropos for our audience – individuals poised to embark on the main “course” of their lives and all of the wonderful activities, accomplishment, entertainment and endeavors to come.

We will strive to continually improve the depth and breadth of our editorial content. If you have a topic you’d like to see addressed or would like to share feedback or thoughts on any aspect of Sorbet, I encourage you to call or email me directly.

Jody Robinson, editor
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Inspirational Living at Serra Sol Memory Care

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Dr. Ivan Ho, DDS - Pro Smiles OC

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Health & Wellness Sorbet Mag

Lennar Foundation’s $50M Gift Advances Lifesaving Cancer Research and Therapies

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A Royal Escape at  The Lodge at Torrey Pines

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45 Weeks

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45 Weeks

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If you are living with cancer, it’s understandable to be concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, Edward ...

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Absolutely Fabulous. The Happiest Place in HB for the Holidays!

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