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by AARP CEO A. Barry Rand for an overview of recent achievements and upcoming initiatives. Barry notes, “Life@50+ is designed to showcase the best of how people are redefining life after 50. It is a great way for members of the 50+ community to come together, thousands

Welcome to Los Angeles, the “City of Angels.” Appropriately, the entertainment capital of the world is where AARP presents three days of celebrity speakers, informative sessions, an exclusive Movies for Grownups® film premiere and outstanding concerts. Rich in originality and appreciation for the arts, Los Angeles boasts an astounding collection of cultural institutions. More than five million visitors come to the area each year because of the quality of exhibitions, performances and unique cultural activities. For example, you could explore the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for days and not run out of things to see. Nearby are the La Brea Tar Pits and the Craft and Folk Art Museum. Downtown L.A., where Life@50+ takes place, is a vibrant hub for dining, sports and entertainment. NOKIA Theatre, where American Idol and other programs are filmed, and STAPLES Center will host several of our events. The Grammy Museum at L.A. Live takes visitors on interactive journeys into the history of rock, R&B, country and hip-hop music.

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Concert Tonight: Lionel Richie, Patti Austin and Ramsey Lewis 7:30 p.m. page 4 Exhibit Hall is Filled with Info and Surprises 11:00 a.m. page 6

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Opening Show Combines Hollywood and Hope

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It’s L.A., Baby! Welcome to Life@50+, AARP’s National Event & Expo! Get ready for three days of fun in the sun, starting this morning with the Opening Show, 9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. in the NOKIA Theatre, just a short walk from the Los Angeles Convention Center. From world-renowned anthropologist Jane Goodall to legendary comedians Carol Burnett and Tim Conway, the Opening Show will feature thought-provoking and entertaining discussions that celebrate this year’s Life@50+ theme: “When I Grow Up …” The Opening Show will be hosted by James Brown, veteran TV sportscaster and AARP Community Ambassador.

AARP’s top volunteer leaders—President W. Lee Hammond and Board Chair Phil Zarlengo—will be joined

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September 22, 2011


Tim Gunn Shares His Secrets for Gracious Living Fashion guru and television star Tim Gunn will share his secrets for living a life of graciousness and style during a Feature Session today, 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m., on the Feature Stage of the AARP Exhibit Hall in the LACC’s South Hall. Tim is chief creative officer of Liz Claiborne, where he is responsible for attracting and developing creative talent. Previously, Tim devoted more than two decades to the Parsons School of Design as a member of its administration and faculty. But Tim is likely best known to AARP members for his involvement with fashion-inspired TV shows, notably Project Runway. He has left an indelible mark on contestants and viewers of this award-winning, reality-based design show with his catch phrase, “Make it work.” That phrase, however, didn’t originate on Project Runway. “I began using it in my classroom when I was a design teacher at Parsons, the celebrated design college in Manhattan where I worked for 24 years. I found it to be an extremely useful mantra when my students were in trouble,” Tim explained in his latest book, Gunn’s Golden Rules: Life’s Little Lessons for Making It Work, which rose to #5 on the New York Times best-seller list.

Tim has authored several other best-selling books on fashion and style. His first book, A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style, was the core of Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style, a two-season makeover show on Bravo. He also lectures widely on fashion and lifestyle design. He is also known for his red carpet coverage of the Academy Awards, Emmy Awards and Golden Globes and for numerous guest appearances on television dramas and comedies. Tim dedicates a good deal of his time to charitable organizations, especially those associated with domestic violence, AIDS awareness and GLBT issues. Those organizations include the National Domestic Violence Hotline, GMHC, the HetrickMartin Institute, Bailey House and the Human Rights Campaign. His latest project, The Revolution, is a daily TV show about personal health and lifestyle transformations. It is set to premiere in January 2012 on ABC. Living a well-mannered life of integrity and character is hard work, Tim admits, but the rewards are many: being a good friend, being glamorous and attractive and being a success—much like Tim himself!

Movies for Grownups Film Fest Kicks Off Today Movie buffs, unite! An outstanding line-up of films will be screened free of charge for Life@50+ attendees this week at three premier venues. It’s all part of our annual Movies for Grownups® Film Festival. Actor Seth Rogen and writer Will Reiser of 50/50, and director Mark Landsman of Thunder Soul, will be here to discuss those new films. AARP’s Movies for Grownups program spotlights and celebrates movies with story lines, performances and filmmaking that have distinct relevance to the 50+ audience. AARP’s reviews of these noteworthy films are found in AARP The Magazine, on AARP’s website, on radio and in newspapers nationwide 12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Thunder Soul—Followed by Q&A with the director Regal Cinemas at L.A. Live In the 1970s, a charismatic band leader named Conrad “Prof” Johnson transformed Houston’s struggling Kashmere High School Stage Band into a world-class funk powerhouse. This music-filled, heartfelt documentary follows the band’s illustrious alumni as they return to play a tribute concert for “Prof” 35 years later, during his 92nd year. Some hadn’t played their horns in decades, but they dusted off the instruments to show Prof and the world they’ve still got it. Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx produced the film, which opens in theaters tomorrow (September 23). Thunder Soul’s director, Mark Landsman will be here for an onstage conversation after the screening.

country. Mexico: The Royal Tour treats viewers to cave diving, pyramid climbing, zip-lining and spelunking down a 1,000-foot-deep cavern. After the screening, Peter will discuss Mexico and tourism. In addition, movie-goers will receive a free copy of Peter’s latest book after the film. 3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. 50/50—Introduced by Seth Rogen and Will Reiser Regal Cinemas at L.A. Live Actor Seth Rogen and writer Will Reiser will be here to introduce their new film, 50/50, which opens in theaters next week. Inspired by personal experiences, this original comedy about friendship, love and survival draws its emotional core from Will’s own journey from cancer to health. A stand-out cast stars in this touching film about a 27-year-old writer (Inception co-star Joseph GordonLevitt) who is diagnosed with cancer. Helping him through are a well-meaning pal (Seth Rogen), a freaked-out girlfriend (Bryce Dallas Howard), a too-involved shrink (Up in the Air Oscar nominee Anna Kendrick) and a smothering mom (Oscar-winner Anjelica Huston). Jonathan Levine directed 50/50, which is rated R.

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Jazz and Romance Take the Stage Tonight Lionel Richie, Patti Austin, Ramsey Lewis to Perform at NOKIA Theatre What better way to kick off Life@50+ in Los Angeles than with a concert featuring some of the most beloved jazz and R&B legends of our time? Three world-class performers—Lionel Richie, Patti Austin and Ramsey Lewis—will take the stage tonight. It all begins at 7:30 p.m. in the NOKIA Theatre at L.A. Live, just two blocks north of the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC). For ticket availability, please check with the AARP Registration Desk at the LACC. Lionel Richie is a music legend who has written, performed and produced classic hits and multi-platinum albums, both as founder and lead singer of the Commodores and as a solo artist, for more than three decades.

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After the Commodores signed with Motown Records in 1971, its hits included the funky “Brick House,” “Easy,” “Three Times a Lady” and “Sail On.” After a decade, Lionel began working outside the group, topping the charts with “All Night Long,” “Truly,” “Endless Love” (with Diana Ross) and “Dancing on the Ceiling.” Lionel has been honored with five Grammy Awards, an Oscar, 11 American Music Awards, five People’s Choice Awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His latest release, JUST GO, features collaborations with some of today’s hottest hit-makers. Grammy winner Patti Austin is a world-acclaimed performer with 17 solo albums and numerous collaborations to her credit. Her career began at age four when she sang at the Apollo Theater


in Harlem with her godmother, Dinah Washington. Patti’s early solo career included the Grammy-nominated hit “Baby Come To Me,” a duet with James Ingram, and Quincy Jones featured Patti on his Grammy-winning classic The Dude. During the 1970s Patti’s vocals backed up artists including Paul Simon, Roberta Flack, Luther Vandross and Diana Ross. Sound Advice, Patti’s 18th album, highlights her abilities as a lyrical interpreter to touch, move, inspire and connect with music lovers around the world. “I wanted to accomplish a lot with Sound Advice—including original material, covers and focusing on vocal performances for certain tunes. I’m very happy with the record,” Patti said. “I went through a lot of ups and downs about how it was going to flow, about the material, if it would be cohesive and if it was going to have any point of view musically, lyrically, thematically. Now I’m having a lot of fun performing the material live.” Ramsey Lewis is an award-winning composer, pianist and jazz legend who began taking piano lessons at age four. The Chicago native’s performance style and musical selections reflect his early years playing gospel and classical music, enriched by his love of jazz and other musical forms. His first album, Ramsey Lewis and The Gentlemen of Swing by the Ramsey Lewis Trio, was released in 1956. By 1965, Ramsey was one of the nation’s most successful jazz pianists, topping the charts with “The In Crowd,” “Hang On Sloopy” and “Wade In The Water.” His latest album is Songs from the Heart: Ramsey Plays Ramsey. In addition to recording, composing and performing, Ramsey hosts a syndicated radio program and fosters youth involvement in music. Ramsey has three Grammy Awards and seven gold records to his credit. Often called legendary, he says, “It’s a high honor when someone says so, but I don’t see myself that way. What keeps me enthusiastic and energizes me, is the realization that the more I learn, the more I find there is to know.”

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Exhibit Hall Highlights Travel information. Free health screenings. Money-saving discounts. Prizes. Maybe even a special “happening” today at 1:00 p.m. in the center Food Court. These are just a few of the amazing things you will find in the Exhibit Hall, located on the first floor of the L.A. Convention Center’s South Hall. Feature Sessions with celebrity speakers will be held here, too, on the Feature Stage (to the right as you enter the Exhibit Hall). The Exhibit Hall is open today from 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m, Friday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. The Exhibit Hall is organized into themerelated sections. Interactive “You Are Here” kiosks will help you search and find exhibitors by name and category (such as “travel” or “financial”), as well as celebrities or giveaways at their booths. In addition, a handy fold-out Exhibit Hall guide includes a map and listings of all the company and nonprofit participants on the show floor. Thanks to suggestions from last year’s attendees, the guide also includes a preview of the sessions for all three days of Life@50+. This will make it easier for you to plan ahead. Electric vehicles will shuttle attendees in a loop around the Exhibit Hall. Hot Tip: A free mobile app allows smartphone users to access Exhibit Hall maps, company names and giveaways. Just type this URL into your mobile browser: Here are tips on what’s hot on the show floor. Please check each booth for times and availability.


Participate in a scavenger hunt in the Exhibit Hall sponsored by AARP Create The Good to learn more about hunger in America, and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a free iPad. The fun starts in Booth 4-A. While there, play a computer game about volunteerism for a chance to win two $25 gift cards. If you share your personal story about volunteer service, you could win up to $15,000 for an organization supporting your cause.

health, finances, travel, discounts, community and more. This is also where you’ll find the popular Benefits Bingo! Check it out: Appear on the cover of AARP The Magazine, or appear to have been photographed with Betty White. Stop by AARP Media (Booth 5-A), register on and create a personalized photo you can email instantly to family and friends.

Financial Education Pavilion. Obtain trustworthy information about how to protect what you’ve got (such as avoiding fraud and managing debt) and building financial security for the future. Check it out: TIAA-CREF provides 529 college savings plans info (Booth 2327) … Social Security Administration experts will answer your questions Ship (Booth 2131).

Presentation Stages. At the six special stages in the Exhibit Hall, you’ll find a variety of entertainment, informative presentations and demonstrations. Check it out: Award-winning chefs prepare mouth-watering specialties at the Cooking Demonstration Stage (Booth 2353, near the Feature Session room) … Get in the groove with R&B performances at the Concord Music Stage (behind the center Food Court). Retail Pavilion. Why go to the mall when you can shop here? Just in time for the

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After you fill your tote bags with goodies and inforHealth and Fitness Pavilion. Learn mation, you can ship them home (and avoid pesky about healthy eating, exercise and services and products designed with airline luggage fees) at The UPS Store—with a special AARP-member discount. It’s in the rear of the your well-being in mind. Get practiExhibit Hall, to the right of the center Food Court. cal information on fitness, weightloss, managing chronic illnesses— and having fun! holidays, our Retail Pavilion may have Check it out: Board the Walgreens bus for what you’ve been looking for in jewelry, free health screenings … UnitedHealth and accessories, and clothing! Find something Genworth sponsor talks and entertainment unique for yourself, friends and family. on Presentation Stage 2 … Meet pro golfer Technology Pavilion. Discover the latest Kenny Perry at AARP Vision Discounts products to enhance your life, includ(Booth H-7) Friday 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. and ing computers, cellular devices, games, Saturday 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Internet services and much more. Homes and Garden Pavilion. Enhance Check it out: Try new products from your home through great products and serAARP Pavilion. Booths in the center of the Dell, HP, Apple, AT&T Mobility, Telikin, vices for renovations, energy efficiency and Exhibit Hall help you get the most from Nurture Connect and Life at Hand ... beautification. Remain in your own home your membership in AARP. Follow the Catch informative presentations on the through smart home design and amenities. “red brick road” to get information about Dell Technology Stage … Get your questions answered at the AARP Technology Ambassador Booth. Play AARP Benefits Bingo and Win Prizes

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Join us in the AARP Pavilion on the AARP Presentation Stage to enjoy a new twist on Bingo! Relax and have fun learning about all the products, services and discounts that come with your AARP membership. Prizes are awarded to the first winner(s) of each game. AARP Benefits Bingo will be played three times each day. Thursday, Sept. 22: 11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.; 2:50 p.m.–3:20 p.m.; 5:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23: 9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.–1:00 p.m.; 4:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24: 9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.; 11:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.; 2:45 p.m.–3:15 p.m.


Travel and Leisure Pavilion. If you’re ready to get away for a day or a month, start at the Travel and Leisure Pavilion. You’ll find information about exciting destinations, plus a multitude of products, services, information and discounts for local, domestic, and international travel. Check it out: Livingston Cellars offers free wine samples.

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Peter Greenberg Shares Tips for Online Travel Peter Greenberg, America’s most recognized and respected frontline travel news journalist, will share insights about planning travel online during a Lifestyle Session today from 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. in LACC Room 153. Peter is travel editor for CBS News, appearing on The Early Show and CBS Evening News and on other CBS platforms. As AARP’s Travel Ambassador, Peter provides travel insights through speaking engagements like this event, videos for AARP’s website and answering hundreds of travel questions posed by members. His recent tips covered when to renew a passport, how to choose the best seat on an airplane and how to identify travel options for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals. No other journalist brings his level of expertise and extensive experience to the travel process. An Emmy Award-winning investigative reporter and producer, Peter was named one of the most influential people in travel by Travel Weekly, along with Bill Marriott, Richard Branson and Al Gore. His nationally syndicated Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts each week from a different remote location around the world. This live, three-hour weekly radio program and a daily short-form travel feature are syndicated by United Stations and heard on a combined 400+ stations.

Peter’s book, Don’t Go There! The Travel Detective’s Essential Guide to the Must-Miss Places of the World, quickly became a New York Times best-seller. His newest book Tough Times, Great Travels, offers his expert advice and insight on how to travel efficiently—and well—during tough economic times. He began his career in journalism as west coast correspondent for Newsweek, based both in Los Angeles and San Francisco. In 1988, Peter became the travel correspondent for ABC’s Good Morning America. In 1995, he moved to NBC as travel editor for the TODAY show, CNBS and MSNBC. While there, Peter was the creator, co-executive producer and host of CNBC’s acclaimed prime-time specials “Inside American Airlines: A Week in the Life” and “Cruise, Inc: Big Money on the High Seas.” His investigative work also culminated in a Dateline NBC special titled, “Black Box Mystery: The Crash of the Concorde,” which revealed for the first time what really happened when the supersonic aircraft crashed outside of Paris in 2000. In addition to travel, his passions include training six times a year in state-of-the-art aircraft simulators and serving as a volunteer fireman in New York.




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September 22, 2011

Vacationing as a Volunteer, and Demographic Trends: Sessions to Stretch Your Horizons Have you ever dreamed of combining travel with volunteer service? Are you curious about the business and social impact of the growing Hispanic population? Two university-style presentations held this afternoon might be right up your alley. Volunteer: Anyone, Anywhere! 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. in LACC Room 408 Teaching a classroom of children in Nepal, caring for cheetahs in Namibia or studying sea turtles along Sri Lanka’s shores are just a few of the exotic opportunities that have made volunteering an exciting facet of travel planning. The key to a volunteer experience is not only the work you do on your trip. It’s the planning you do before you ever leave home. This session will help you learn how to combine a personal passion or skill with meeting needs in the U.S. and around the world. A self-described “accidental activist,” David Levinson, author of Everyone Helps, Everyone Wins, will discuss how his nonprofit organization involves 50,000 California volunteers in community service over a single weekend each year. Ken Budd, executive editor of AARP The Magazine and author of the forthcoming memoir The Voluntourist (HarperCollins, 2012), will share his experiences volunteering in six countries. International volunteer Gwendolyn Hudson will share heartwarming stories about travel and service. The Implications of the Changing American Landscape: A Societal and Cultural Reset 2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m. on Stage 1 in the Exhibit Hall Shifting demographics in the United States will be accompanied by societal and cultural changes. This session will examine growth in the Hispanic/ Latino population, focusing on the social, cultural and financial implications. A panel of experts will also reflect on AARP’s role in meeting the needs of 50+ Hispanics and their

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September 22, 2011


Behind the Scenes of Lifestyle Television with Leeza Gibbons Leeza Gibbons has been a media personality for more than 25 years, as television news anchor, radio show host, producer and businesswoman. This year, she returned to TV as the new host of AARP’s lifestyle show, My Generation. At a Feature Session today from 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. on the Feature Stage in the Exhibit Hall, Leeza will take you behind the scenes of My Generation. Leeza will have a special guest. Boxing champ Sugar Ray Leonard will join Leeza on stage for a conversation about overcoming career and personal challenges. Leeza burst onto the national scene as an anchor and reporter for Entertainment Tonight. But it wasn’t until she hosted her self-titled daytime talk show that audiences saw Leeza’s Leeza Gibbons will sign Take Your Oxygen First and Sugar Ray Leonard will sign copies of his new autobiography, The Big Fight, at 4:45 p.m. in the AARP Bookstore, on the left side of the Exhibit Hall in Booth 328.

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intelligence, sensitivity and compassion. She served as executive producer of the show, which debuted on NBC in 1994 and continued nationally through 2000. The show won three Daytime Emmy Awards and earned Leeza a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Leeza has dedicated much of her time in recent years to helping people manage the joys and stresses of caring for loved ones. She was inspired to do so after her mother and grandmother slowly lost their memories to Alzheimer’s disease. She is now AARP’s Ambassador of Care. Ray’s fast, nearly choreographed moves led him to many world championships, an Olympic gold medal and two Golden Glove titles. But his greatest fight didn’t occur in the ring. Alcoholism nearly cost Ray his second marriage, he reveals in his new autobiography, The Big Fight. He credits his boxing trainer and his attorney for saving his life. My Generation was nominated for a 2011 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lifestyle Program, along with The Nate Berkus Show, the Style Network’s How Do I Look? and The Martha Stewart Show, which took home the trophy.

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September 22, 2011

Staying Healthy: An Overview of Today’s Sessions It’s often said, “If you have your health, you have just about everything.” Today’s health-related Lifestyle and University Sessions provide spractical information to help you stay healthy. The Doctor in the Mirror 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. on the AARP Pavilion Stage in the Exhibit Hall Learn how to take control over your health through this informative Lifestyle Session, presented by Reed V. Tuckson, M.D., FACP, who is executive vice president and chief of medical affairs for UnitedHealth Group. Reed will deliver a new and enhanced version of his popular presentation on practical ways you can make personally appropriate health and wellness choices. He’ll also share personal insights into interacting more effectively with doctors, nurses and hospitals.

Check out the online version of the AARP Bulletin’s “Medicare Starter Kit.” This consumer-friendly guide will help you get your head around the many things you need to know about the program. Medicare experts are also available to answer your questions in the Exhibit Hall. Staff members from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are in the Health Pavilion (Booth 2133), and AARP staff members are in the AARP Pavilion (Booth A-7).

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Medicaid: A Lifeline for Millions of Older Americans 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. in Room LACC 151 Learn how Medicaid helps millions of low-income seniors and persons with disabilities pay for prescription drugs and Medicare co-pays. A panel of experts will explore Medicaid’s role in paying for long-term care for millions of Americans who have exhausted their savings. Recent federal proposals to cap funding for Medicaid, or turn it into a block grant, will also be discussed. Managing the Medicare Maze: Your Questions Answered 4:15 p.m.–5:00 p.m. on Stage 1 in the Exhibit Hall Are you confused about Medicare? Wondering how it works? Might there be changes this year that could affect the decisions you need to make? Join us for a lively discussion that will cover many of the frequently asked questions that AARP and the AARP Bulletin’s Ms. Medicare have received over the years. Learn about the different parts of Medicare, the best times to enroll, how to avoid paying penalties and how to select the right plan.

“Are you a licensed broker?” “Is that investment registered?” Visit to find out how to ask the right questions—and check out investments—before you make important investment decisions. There’s no sales pitch. No confusing advice. Just free, unbiased tools and information from the financial authorities at the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. Visit us at booth 2233 and claim your FREE copy of Trick$ of the Trade, our documentary that will teach you how to spot and avoid fraud! Before you invest, ask and check. Learn more at

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Neuroscientist to Discuss the Brain’s Ability to Change as People Age The ability of the human brain to change with experiences us on the way to the refrigerator will negatively impact our ability and interactions, known as plasticity, will be the focus of a to remember what we were going to the refrigerator to get in the presentation by a noted neuroscientist this afternoon. Adam first place.” Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D., will explore the latest research Previously, while others had observed that aging during a Lifestyle Session today from 3:30 p.m.–4:30 adults experience difficulty completing a task after a p.m. in LACC Room 151. distraction, no one had explored neurological sciAdam is director of the Neuroscience Imaging Center ence to learn why. at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF). In the study, the UCSF team compared two He has been a popular speaker at previous AARP events groups of healthy people, one averaging 24.5 years because he describes in plain English how brains in age and the other averaging 69 years. Using funcchange structurally and functionally—not only during tional magnetic resonance imaging, which reveals critical periods of childhood, but as people age. the activity of different neural networks, the team In April, Adam reported on his research team’s use compared the blood flow in the participants’ brains of brain scans to discover whether and why older peoas they viewed images of a natural scene that were ple have a more difficult time with multitasking than briefly interrupted by a face that popped onto the younger people do. screen. During an interview with the New York Times, Adam addressed Older people had more difficulty than younger people in mainwhat many of us call the “senior moment” phenomenon. “We now taining the memory of the original image. Images: (100%) understand that this is not necessarily a memory problem per se, Adam’s presentation today will end with a discussion about a but often the result of an interaction between attention and memhotly debated topic: the role of brain exercises in improving cogniory,” Adam said. “For example, a phone call or text that interrupts T:10.25”tion among older adults.

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Direct your steps to the AARP® Essential Premier Health Insurance booth, provided by Aetna, and enter our WALK TO WIN drawing for a chance to win a gift bag of fitness gear with a $100 value. How to Enter: • Be one of the 250 people each day (Thursday 9/22, Friday 9/23) to be given a pedometer at the AARP Essential Premier Health Insurance booth, H3, in the Health Pavilion.


• Use the pedometer to log at least 5,000 steps. When you return to the booth to show your step total, you’ll be entered. • Two winners will be drawn at the close of the show, Friday 9/23. Prizes will be mailed if the winner is not present. Visit Aetna’s Exercise Physiologist, Taurus, at booth H3 for your chance to win a gift bag of fitness gear with a $100 value.

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Reduce Debt with Help from the AARP Money Coach This Afternoon Money is on everyone’s minds these days: earning it, safeguarding it and spending it prudently. In addition to the host of information about financial security available in the Exhibit Hall’s Financial Pavilion, you may wish to attend the following University Session. Tips from the Money Coach 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. in LACC Room 153 Personal finance expert and television/radio personality Lynnette Khalfani-Cox once had $100,000 in credit card debt. She paid it off

Depth of Debt

• Americans 65 and older are the fastest-growing segment of

the U.S. population declaring bankruptcy. • Americans 65 and above who carry a balance on their credit cards owe an average of $10,235. This is up 26 percent from 2005. Sources: The Rise in Elder Bankruptcy Filings (University of Michigan Law School, 2010); Demos research.

in three years and turned her financial life around. During this University Session, Lynette will describe how she made it happen and, more importantly, how you can get your finances in order. Lynnette will share tips from her New York Times bestselling book, Zero Debt: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Freedom. She will also provide insights about her work with the four-week “Pay Down Your Debt Challenge” on AARP’s website this summer. “I know what it’s like to struggle with massive debts, and to wonder how you’re going to get rid of those burdens,” Lynnette says. “In 2001, I had $100,000 in credit card bills. I knew that bankruptcy was an option, but I resolved to tackle my debts head on—and pay them all off. I did just that, wiping out all $100,000 in credit card debt in just three years. This afternoon, Lynnette will share some of her hard-earned wisdom and techniques with you.

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AARP and AARP Foundation Team Up to Fight Hunger Each day, an astonishing six million Americans age 60 and older are forced to choose between buying groceries and their prescription medications. Most of them worked all their lives. They raised children. They paid taxes. They gave back to their communities. It’s time to make sure no one goes hungry in the United States. That’s why AARP and its charitable affiliate, AARP Foundation, teamed up last fall to launch Drive to End Hunger—a multi-year, nationwide commitment to solve the problem of hunger among older Americans. Drive to End Hunger is about finding long-term sustainable solutions to this solvable problem by tackling senior hunger through research, holding local food drives and raising awareness—most impressively through a unique effort that leverages the passion of NASCAR and its millions of fans. Jeff Gordon’s No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet debuted at this year’s Daytona 500. It will run in several select races in the Sprint Cup Series over the next several years, raising both awareness and funds for the issue of senior hunger. Already this season, Drive to End Hunger has organized food and cash donations to provide more than 2.6 million meals through local food banks.


Another important priority is increasing participation in SNAP, the federal government’s food assistance program. It is heartbreaking that two-thirds of older people who are eligible for SNAP do not receive those benefits. AARP Foundation is working to convince those who are eligible that there is no shame in accepting help with getting food. Meanwhile, AARP Foundation is conducting and sharing research into some of the reasons why people don’t get enough to eat, including inadequate income, isolation and lack of transportation to food stores. This Saturday evening’s concert by Tony Bennett and guests will directly support Drive to End Hunger. AARP Foundation is one of the leading charitable organizations focused on helping low-income, vulnerable older people meet their everyday essential needs—not only food, but housing, personal connections and income. It embodies the spirit of giving back and service that has always been the touchstone of AARP. We hope you will stop by the AARP Foundation (Booth 3-B) in the Exhibit Hall’s AARP Pavilion to learn more about our affiliated charity’s important work.

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Hearing loss won’t stop you here…

Hamilton CapTel® has made over 12 million captioned telephone conversations possible – and now we’re here for you.

The CapTel 800i requires telephone service and high-speed Internet access. Voice and data plans are required when using Hamilton Mobile CapTel.

Hearing on the phone may be a source of frustration for you or someone you care about – but it doesn’t have to be. Backed by nearly a decade of proven captioned telephone technology, Hamilton CapTel is dedicated to making phone conversations simple and accessible for individuals with hearing loss.

Here’s the point. If you just can’t hear on the phone, with Hamilton CapTel you can listen and read what’s said to you – ensuring clarity and confidence on every call.

Here’s more good news. Hamilton CapTel is a free, nationwide service. So whether you’re at home, in the office or on the go, captions from Hamilton CapTel are available for every call.

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Here’s what you can do. Here’s how you connect. CapTel 800i Captioned Telephone: More than an amplified phone, experience real-time captions of what’s said on the phone – similar to captions on television. Hamilton Web CapTel: See every word a caller says right on your computer screen. There’s no special equipment to purchase or software to download. All that’s required is a computer, high-speed Internet and any phone. Hamilton Mobile CapTel: Place and receive captioned calls on a single device with our unique and innovative apps for Android™, BlackBerry® and iPhone®. Hamilton Mobile CapTel is now compatible with more smartphones on more networks than ever.

Exhibit Locations Hamilton CapTel – Booth #2519 TV Ears – Booth #634 Hear USA – Booth #1951

Seeing is believing. Stop by Booth #2519 to experience Hamilton CapTel first-hand. Life @ 50+ Phone Booth Try the CapTel 800i by making a free phone call to anyone in the U.S. Web Portal Demonstration Visit the Hamilton CapTel Team to see how easy it is to display captions on the screen of your PC, Mac, iPad or Android Tablet. App Download Station Love your Android, BlackBerry or iPhone? We have an app for you. Stop by to download the free Hamilton Mobile CapTel App and see what they say on your smartphone.

Here’s some incentive. Stop by any of our exhibit locations to take advantage of special offers just for conference attendees. Join us at the Technology Stage for an in-depth look at Captioned Telephone and the innovative technology that makes it all possible. Plus, one lucky attendee at each presentation will win a new iPad2!

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Just Added: A Conversation with Jane Goodall, and How to Turn a Passion into Profit on YouTube Two inspiring sessions have just been added to today’s line-up! The Shape of Things to Come: A Conversation with Jane Goodall 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. in LACC Room 408 Jane Goodall will make her second appearance of the day, during a relaxed discussion about positive environmental trends. Jane and other intriguing speakers will also discuss the impact of the environment on aging. Photo: the Jane Goodall Institute/ Jane’s studies of chimpanzees helped Bill Wallauer redefine the relationship between humans and animals. Her institute continues the research on primates she conducted in Africa and remains a global leader in protecting chimpanzees and their habitats. Joining Jane is Randy Paynter, the president and CEO of Care2, a social action network that supports socially responsible causes. The seed for Care2 was planted many years ago, when Randy was 13 years old and traveling up the Amazon with his father in a thatch-covered board. “My father, an ornithologist, studied the birds, while I marveled at the rich wildlife, lush vegetation and fascinating people we

encountered deep in the jungle,” Randy recalled. “What struck me most was the contrast between the remote tribes living in harmony with the rainforest, and the poverty and deforestation in the most ‘modernized’ towns we visited.” In 1998, as the Internet was emerging, Randy realized he could use it to try to mobilize people around the world. Today, more than 15 million members and 400 nonprofit partners of Care2 are making a positive difference. Rounding out the session are Mary Furlong, a leading authority on boomer trends; and moderator Rick Moody, who is AARP’s director of academic affairs. Turning Your Passions into a Career on YouTube 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. in LACC Room 403 Two people will describe how they turned their passions (for art and cooking) into some of the most popular channels on YouTube. Illustrator Mark Crilley and Betty Givan, an avid cook, will be joined by Austin Lau of the YouTube Partner Program. You may come away inspired to share your own skills and creativity on YouTube for fun and profit after this session, which will be moderated by Adam Sohn, who heads brand alliances and partnerships for AARP.

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AARP Members Volunteer to Ensure You Enjoy This Event Nearly 1,400 of your fellow AARP members are volunteering to ensure you have a great time at Life@50+ here in Los Angeles. Most of them are Californians who wish to roll out the red carpet to welcome attendees to the Golden State. “Without the dedication and involvement of so many volunteers, this event just wouldn’t be possible. They provide energy and an important personal touch,” said Tom Porter, state director of AARP California. Many of the volunteers will greet the expected 24,000 attendees, providing directions and answering questions. Some will serve as room monitors at various sessions, directing people to seats and helping to faciliAudrey Lee tate questions and answers with the speakers. Others will assist with the hotel shuttle buses and support many other activities. For some people, helping out is part of the fun of Life@50+. Take Audrey Lee, for example. An active member of AARP Chapter 5117 in Los Angeles, Audrey has volunteered with the AARP California state office for more than five years.

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Having attended Life@50+ in Anaheim, California, in 2006, Washington, D.C. in 2008 and Las Vegas in 2009, she is familiar with how the event runs. “Audrey loves helping people get correct and accurate information. She will put those skills to work at the Life@50+ Exhibitor Registration desk, and previously helped prepare volunteers during an orientation session held in late August,” said Antoine Cook of AARP California, who is coordinating volunteers for this event. “We ran out of assignments to give people, and had to create a waiting list that has more than 700 names on it,” Antoine said. “It is a testament to the giving spirit of AARP members.” The four members of AARP’s all-volunteer Board of Directors who hail from California will be on hand, too. Attendees will have a chance to meet them and share their views during certain hours in the Exhibit Hall. (Please consult each day’s newspaper for the schedule.) They are Jeannine English of Sacramento; Leo Estrada of Playa del Rey; Barbara O’Connor of Sacramento; and Fernando Torres-Gil of Los Angeles.

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What’s Cooking Today? Come see award-winning chefs prepare unique and delicious dishes! Where: Viking Cooking Stage in the LACC’s Exhibit Hall (on the right, near Feature Session room) Who and when: 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Adam Siegel

• Executive chef, Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro and Bacchus—A Bartolotta Restaurant (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) • Winner, James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef: Midwest, 2008

4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Celina Tio

• Contestant on Food Network’s The Next Iron Chef and Bravo TV’s Top Chef Masters • Executive chef and owner, Julian Restaurant (Kansas City, Missouri) • Winner, James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef: Midwest, 2007

Remodel Your Home in Style Is your home not aging as well as you are? Are you unclear about where to start on a remodeling project, or wondering about the hottest trends in home design? Come to “Tackling Home Remodeling Projects with Style,” a University Session held today from 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. in LACC Room 403. This session will help you remain happy where you live—in a familiar community, near family and friends—in comfort and style. Interior design and remodeling experts and a Certified Aging-inPlace Specialist will help you plan for a successful home makeover project. You’ll learn how to approach the process, and hear advice and tips about maximizing your dollars with the future firmly in mind. Be sure, also, to visit the Homes and Garden Pavilion in the Exhibit Hall for lots of practical ideas, products and services.

On Friday, Enjoy Morning Fitness with Martina Navratilova Tennis superstar Martina Navratilova will get hundreds of AARP early risers energized for the second day of this event with a Morning Fitness session on Friday from 7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m. in the Concourse Foyer of the L.A. Convention Center. She’ll help you get a healthy start on the second day of Life@50+, whether you are a fitness buff or just getting started on a more active lifestyle. Feel free to bring a water bottle, and get ready to have fun!


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UnitedHealthcare and AARP: Strength—and Health—in Numbers At UnitedHealthcare, we value our partnership with AARP because of our shared desire to improve the health care system. The size and depth of both organizations bring great power in numbers. And if there is power in numbers, the AARP and UnitedHealthcare partnership is indeed powerful. AARP is the nation’s largest membership organization for people 50 years and older; UnitedHealthcare is one of the nation’s largest providers of health care services, with nine million Medicare beneficiaries. AARP and UnitedHealthcare together are a powerful voice to help make health care more affordable, accessible and easy to use for all Americans. It is this power in numbers idea and a commitment to helping people live healthier lives that inspired UnitedHealthcare’s new initiative, “Health in Numbers.” UnitedHealthcare is proud to have 78,000 employees across the nation looking out for the health care needs of more than 70 million Americans. With our expertise and experience we have developed powerful tools to start making positive changes in the health care system. But, more importantly, we can use this information

to help consumers make better choices about health care and empower them to live healthier lives. We are telling this story through a series of television, print, radio and online ads we are calling the “Health in Numbers” campaign. Visit for tools to learn more about what the facts and figures mean and how they can help you be a better advocate for your own health. The “Health in Numbers” campaign is just one way to share in AARP’s mission to promote better health, improve access to medical care and increase the quality and value of the health system. “Health in Numbers” is designed to evolve as we translate the information we gather each day into a better health care experience for our members. Learn more about how “Health in Numbers” adds up. Visit UnitedHealth Group’s booth, #1800, and take the journey to health and well-being.


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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS Important safety information about PROVENGE® (sipuleucel-T) This brief summary does not contain all the information that may be of interest to you and does not take the place of talking with your doctor or healthcare professional about your medical condition or your treatment. If you have any questions, speak with your doctor. This information is designed to help you understand treatment with PROVENGE (pronounced PROH-venj). What is PROVENGE? PROVENGE is a prescription medicine that is used to treat certain patients with advanced prostate cancer. PROVENGE is made from your own immune cells. The typical course of treatment is 3 infusions. What should I tell my doctor before getting PROVENGE? Tell your doctor about all your medical problems, including: • heart problems • lung problems • history of stroke Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription drugs, vitamins, and dietary supplements. What are the possible or reasonably likely side effects of PROVENGE? The most common side effects of PROVENGE include: • chills • back pain • nausea • fatigue • headache • joint ache • fever PROVENGE infusion can cause serious reactions. Tell your doctor right away if you have any of the following reactions after getting PROVENGE because they may be signs of heart or lung problems: • breathing problems • dizziness • chest pains • nausea or vomiting • racing heart or irregular heartbeats Tell your doctor right away if you get a fever over 100°F, or redness or pain at the infusion or collection sites, because any of these may be signs of infection. Tell your doctor about any side effect that concerns you or does not go away. These are not all the possible side effects of PROVENGE treatment. For more information, talk with your doctor. What are safety concerns from treatment with PROVENGE? Each manufactured dose of PROVENGE is checked for quality prior to infusion. Once manufactured, PROVENGE has a strict expiration time and must be infused within a certain number of days. Infusion of PROVENGE typically occurs before a final test result for product sterility is available. There is a risk that you may receive an infusion that is later found not to be sterile. Your doctor would be contacted if this occurs and determine how best to treat you. If you have questions or concerns or want more information on PROVENGE, contact your doctor. Additional information can be found at or you may call the Dendreon toll-free number:1-877-336-3736. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to FDA. Visit or call 1-800-FDA-1088. Rx Only P-A-03.11-016.01


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INDICATION: PROVENGE® (sipuleucel-T) is approved by the FDA as an autologous cellular immunotherapy for the treatment of asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic castrate resistant (hormone refractory) prostate cancer. IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: PROVENGE is made from your own immune cells. Your cells will be collected at a cell collection center approximately 3 days before each scheduled infusion of PROVENGE. There can be risks associated with the cell collection process, which you should discuss with your doctor before deciding to begin treatment with PROVENGE. PROVENGE can cause serious reactions. In controlled clinical trials for the treatment of prostate cancer, serious reactions reported in patients in the PROVENGE group included reactions resulting from the infusion of the drug, which occurred within 1 day of infusion, and strokes. Severe infusion reactions included chills, fever, fatigue, weakness, breathing problems (shortness of breath, decreased oxygen level, and wheezing), dizziness, headache, high blood pressure, muscle ache, nausea, and vomiting. Tell your doctor right away if you have breathing problems, chest pains, racing heart or irregular heartbeats, dizziness, nausea, or vomiting after getting PROVENGE, because any of these may be signs of heart or lung problems.

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Lapel Pins Available in Exhibit Hall One of the best parts of attending this event is meeting the people who lead our Association, who help to organize the event or who make it affordable through their sponsorships. A fun way to get to know the sponsors and staff—as well as other attendees—is by collecting or trading the unique lapel pins designed especially for this event. This year, 13 beautiful pins are available for your enjoyment. Here is a sneak preview of these exciting lapel pins and where you can get Mardi Gras Mask AARP volunteers and staff them, while quantities last.

Director’s Chair Walgreens

Film Reel AARP Motorcycle Insurance from Foremost

When I Grow Up AARP Board of Directors

Hollywood Sign AARP Discounts

LAX Airport Experian

Roller Skaters AARP Health

Rodeo Drive Sign AARP Financial

Santa Monica Pier Teleflora

Red-Carpet Premiere UnitedHealth Group

Walk of Fame Star Choice Hotels

Woody and Surfboard AARP Driver Safety Program

Drive to End Hunger AARP Foundation

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Now Available: Free Tickets for Red-Carpet Premiere of ‘The Way,’ Starring Martin Sheen and Directed by Emilio Estevez Life@50+ is giving you the chance to experience the glamorous world of Hollywood first hand. As part of the Movies for Grownups® Film Festival, Life@50+ attendees can be a part of the exclusive Los Angeles premiere of The Way, starring Martin Sheen and his director-son Emilio Estevez, Friday at the NOKIA Theatre. Both Martin and Emilio will be here to introduce the film live and in person at the nearby NOKIA Theatre at L.A. Live. The film, which Emilio wrote and directed, opens in theaters on October 7. NOTE: If you wish to attend the film (which is Photo: David Alexanian free for registered attendees), you must have a ticket. You can obtain a ticket by stopping by the AARP Life@50+ Registration Desk in the LACC. In The Way, Martin Sheen stars as Tom, an American doctor who goes to France to claim the remains of his adult son (Emilio Estevez), who was killed during a mountain storm while walking the famed El Camino de Santiago. Tom decides to finish the historical pilgrimage in his son’s place, leaving his “California bubble life” behind. Along the way, he meets other pilgrims who seek greater meaning in their lives, and learns the difference between

“the life we live and the life we choose.” NOKIA Theatre opens at 5:00 p.m., and celebrities and guests will arrive via the red carpet from 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Feel free to bring a camera to capture your own outdoor paparazzi shots. The Way will be shown from 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. Following the premiere of The Way, AARP will present the World’s Greatest Ice Cream Social (for an added charge) on Friday evening from 7:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m. on the openair NOKIA Plaza at L.A. Live. Tickets are available at the AARP Registration Desk in the LACC. Live entertainment will be provided by Grammy Award-winner Jon Secada, a gifted Cuban-American performer and songwriter; and the Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band, with very special guest Eddie Floyd, the legendary songwriter and Stax Records artist who co-wrote R&B hits including “Knock on Wood” and “634-5789.” A car show at this special event will also feature classic California rides. It’s a great way to relax and have fun under the stars.

Hotel Shuttle Schedule

Hotels Serviced

Complimentary shuttle service is available to and from the Los Angeles Convention Center from official Life@50+ hotels. This service is available only for Life@50+ attendees whose registration badges are printed with a shuttle notation.

Hours of Service Thursday, Sept. 22 7:00 a.m.–End of concert From LACC South Hall: 7:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.: Buses depart every 15 minutes. 9:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.: Buses depart every 30 minutes. From LACC West Hall: 7:00 p.m.–End of concert: Buses depart every 15 minutes. If you need extra assistance getting to the LACC or events at NOKIA Theatre from official hotels, on-call courtesy vehicles are available to assist you. Please call 1-888-795-4755 for service during regular shuttle hours. NOTE: Wheelchair-accessible transportation is available during regular shuttle hours for attendees staying at AARP-sponsored hotels. Call 1-888-795-4755 to schedule (allowing 30 minutes).


Route 1: Blue

LA Athletic Club Omni Los Angeles Millennium Biltmore

Route 2: Red

Wilshire Grand Sheraton Los Angeles

Route 3: Green

Marriott Downton Westin Bonaventure

Route 4: Silver

Kyoto Grand Hotel & Gardens

Route 5: Orange*

Hilton Universal Holiday Inn Beverly Garland Sheraton Universal

*NOTE: Route 5 operates with limited service. Buses depart every hour.

Walking Hotels

Figueroa Hotel J.W. Marriott at L.A. Live Luxe City Center

Since the following hotels are within walking distance of the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), no hotel shuttle buses are running. If you are staying at one of these three hotels and need help getting to the LACC or NOKIA Theatre, please call 1-888-795-4755 for a courtesy vehicle during regular shuttle hours.

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September 22, 2011


It’s LA, Baby! continued from page 1 of people at a time, to enjoy several scholarships around first-class entertainment, the country, including share experiences with their “The Carol Burnett Musical peers and take advantage of Theatre Competition” at her opportunities to learn new alma mater, the University of things.” California at Los Angeles. One of the highlights of Tim Conway is best known the Opening Show will be a for his hilarious performancPhoto: the Jane Goodall Institute/ conversation between two es on The Carol Burnett Show, Bill Wallauer television legends: Carol an 11-year stint that earned Burnett and Tim Conway. him six Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Carol is an award-winning actress, auAward. An Ohio native, Tim rose quickly thor, and one of America’s most beloved from a staff job at a Cleveland TV station performers. Best known for The Carol to a regular gig on the Steve Allen Show. He Burnett Show, which won 25 Emmy Awards played Ensign Charles Parker on McHale’s during its 11-year run, Carol is also highly Navy in the 1960s before joining The Carol acclaimed for her dramatic roles on televiBurnett Show. In addition to his 40-year TV sion, film, and Broadway. Carol has also career, Tim has written and appeared in penned two New York Times best-sellers, several films and on Broadway in The Odd This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection Couple. and her autobiography, One More Time. Tim’s often-improvised humor, razorWhen not performing or occasionally sharp timing and hilarious characters have touring the United States in her Q&A formade him one of the funniest and most mat show, “Laughter & Reflection,” Carol authentic performers to grace the stage enjoys spending time with her husband and studio in the last 40 years. Brian, her two daughters Erin and Jody, In 1989, Tim received a much-deserved her grandchildren, and her cat Mabel. star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. In 2002, As a passionate supporter of the arts and he and fellow Carol Burnett performer education, Carol has also established Harvey Korman were inducted into the

Welcome to Los Angeles! continued from page 1 If you are staying downtown, you can get just about anywhere using public transit, including quick subway trips to Hollywood, Universal Studios Hollywood® and the San Fernando Valley via the Red Line. There’s also the Gold Line to Pasadena and East Los Angeles, the Purple Line to Mid-Wilshire and the Blue Line to Long Beach. Dining options are extensive, reflecting the diversity of L.A.’s population. From specialty cuisine served from food trucks to organic dishes to fine dining, there’s something for every taste and price. The city’s unique architecture appeals to visitors from around the world. Contemporary structures include the Walt Disney Concert Hall, designed by Frank Gehry; the iconic 73-story U.S. Bank Tower, the tallest building in the U.S. west of Chicago; and the Getty Center, whose interconnected buildings occupy two ridges in the Santa Monica Mountains. Life@50+ makes it easy to learn new things, enjoy world-class entertainment and have a great time planning new adventures. It’s all for you and about you. Enjoy!

Academy of Television Arts, and Sciences’ Hall of Fame. And in 2005, the duo joined the rest of the Carol Burnett cast in receiving TV Land’s Legend Award. Jane Goodall’s life story is a testament to perseverance and courage. In July 1960— long before the women’s movement had really taken root—she began her landmark study of chimpanzees in what is now Tanzania under the mentorship of famed anthropologist and paleontologist Dr. Louis Leakey. Her work at Gombe became the foundation of future primatological research and James Brown redefined the relationship between humans and animals. In 1977, Jane established the Jane Goodall Institute, a global leader in the effort to protect chimpanzees and their habitats. The Institute is widely recognized for establishing innovative, communitycentered conservation and development programs in Africa. Jane has been the subject of several documentaries and movies and has authored numerous publications about her work, including The Chimpanzees of Gombe: Patterns of Behavior, considered by many to be the definitive scientific work on chimpanzees. Today Jane travels an average of 300 days per year, speaking about the threats facing chimpanzees, other environmental crises, and her reasons for hope about the future of our planet. She continually urges her audiences to recognize their personal responsibility and ability to effect change. James Brown—better known as “J.B.”—is an award-winning broadcaster who hosts The NFL Today on CBS and Inside the NFL on Showtime. He is also a founding partner of the Washington Nationals baseball team. A standout basketball player prior to his broadcast career, he received AllIvy League honors at Harvard University and captained the team in his senior year before being drafted by the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks. J.B. also travels the country as AARP’s Community Ambassador.

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Today’s Book-Signing Schedule

Meet AARP Board Members

A special attraction for many attendees is the opportunity to have a book by a celebrity or other noted author signed for you. All of today’s book-signing events will be held at the AARP Bookstore, on the left side of the Exhibit Hall in Booth 328. Jane Goodall—For exact signing times, please check at the AARP Bookstore.

Please stop by the AARP Pavilion in the Exhibit Hall today (in Booth 6-A) to meet with members of the all-volunteer AARP Board of Directors and converse face-to-face with these national leaders. Their biographical sketches are included in your program guide. The following Board members will be available there today:

2:15 p.m. Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, Zero Debt: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Freedom; and Perfect Credit: 7 Steps to a Great Credit Rating

3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

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Mara Mayor (Maryland)

Catherine Alicia Georges (New York) and John Penn (Arizona)

4:00 p.m. Julie Jason, The AARP Retirement Survival Guide: How to Make Smart Financial Decisions in Good Times and Bad; and Managing Retirement Wealth: An Expert Guide to Personal Portfolio Management in Good Times and Bad 4:45 p.m. Leeza Gibbons, Take Your Oxygen First 4:45 p.m. Peter Greenberg, travel books 4:45 p.m. Sugar Ray Leonard, The Big Fight: My Life In and Out of the Ring




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Are you suffering from severe hip or knee pain? Stop by the Anatomy of Movement Experience to learn about osteoarthritis – the leading cause of joint disease – and discover treatment options that may be right for you. Also, speak with Emmy®-nominated actress and hip replacement patient

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