Martina Navratilova

One Million Meals……Done!

Posted on 05/28/2012 by | Volunteering | Comments

VolunteeringFor three days, thousands of volunteers came together in Charlotte, North Carolina, to pack nutritious meals, have fun and make a significant impact in the lives of the 9% of North Carolinians age 50+ who face the threat of hunger each day. The goal: pack and donate one million meals to be distibuted statewide. We kicked off the things in Greensboro at United Healthcare where 250 employees packed 60,000 meals in less than eight hours. NASCAR great Richard Petty stopped …

The Takeaway: Martina Navratilova Booted from Dancing With the Stars

Posted on 03/28/2012 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayTennis legend and AARP fitness ambassador Martina Navratilova was eliminated last night from Dancing With the Stars, the popular ABC show that pairs celebrities and athletes with professional dance partners and has the couples compete in different styles of dance each week.

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 …

Robin Roberts Gets Her AARP Card!

Posted on 11/18/2010 by | General News | Comments

EntertainmentRobin Roberts is turning the big 5-0! On yesterday’s Good Morning America, and as part of the show’s “50 and Fierce” series, Robin connected with three experts on how to stay healthy physically at 50 and beyond. She walks viewers through her new workout routine (yoga!), and then talks with nutritionist Rachel Beller, Dr. Oz, and AARP’s Health and Fitness Ambassador – and tennis legend – Martina Navratilova. All three give Robin tips on how to stay healthy at 50. …

What's Next for Martina Navratilova: Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro

Posted on 11/11/2010 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Personal HealthMartina Navratilova trains to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for charity.