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Good TV This Week: Gladys Knight Upbeat on ‘DWTS’

Posted on 03/19/2012 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentGladys Knight is 67, but she has kept up a schedule that could frighten a 20-year-old as she’s trained for “Dancing With the Stars.”  It’s been four or five hours of dance rehearsal in the morning, performing a concert at night, travel by plane or bus the next day, rehearsal, concert, travel, repeat. The proud grandmother of 17 — and great grandma of four, with one on the way – is one of three 50+ competitors on this season’s “DWTS,” …

Good TV This Week: The Man Behind Martina on ‘DWTS’

Posted on 03/18/2012 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentWhen Martina Navratilova steps onto the dance floor to compete on Season 14 of “Dancing With the Stars” tomorrow night (3/19), she’ll have one of her biggest admirers backing her up – her professional dance partner, Tony Dovolani.  The Kosovo-born dance champ can go on at length about her achievements on and off the tennis court, her grit, the fact he considers Martina “one of the nicest people I’ve ever met.” He hasn’t always been as lucky.   Tony, 38, has …

The Takeaway: How Much Is Life Worth?

Posted on 03/31/2011 by | The Takeaway | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthImagine you were suffering from a terminal illness and a treatment could boost your immune system to help fight the disease. The drug would not be a cure, may extend your life by about 4 months and costs $93,000 per patient. Would you take it?