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Mrs. Obama: How About ‘Let’s Move!’ for Older Women?

Posted on 02/28/2014 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthDear Mrs. Obama: Congratulations on the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data that shows that obesity among preschoolers has plummeted 43 percent over the last decade. Certainly that was good news to coincide with the fourth anniversary of your Let’s Move! campaign to fight childhood obesity. As nice as that is, that’s not really why I’m writing you. I’m writing about the rest of that study, which included the less than stellar news about the obesity rate among …

¿Los 50 son los nuevos 40? No, ¡son mejores… hay que reinventarse!

Posted on 01/24/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

En EspañolLa primera dama de Estados Unidos, Michelle Obama, cumplió 50 años describiéndose a sí misma como “fabulosa”, y señalando que su vida está en constante evolución. ¡Genial! Pensar en una mujer de 50 hace unas décadas, consistía en imaginarse a una señora resignada, rodeada de nietos, con el pelo lleno de canas y una vida sedentaria junto a su marido, probablemente de similares características. Pero está claro que las cosas han cambiado… para bien. De hecho, hoy se habla de …

Michelle Obama cumple 50 —y ya piensa en sus 70 y 80

Posted on 01/16/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

En EspañolLa primera dama de Estados Unidos celebra medio siglo de vida con una gran fiesta en la Casa Blanca y en medio de toda la alegría, nerviosismo y preguntas que tan importante cumpleaños trae consigo, ya comenzó a prepararse para los años que están por venir. Michelle empezó por ajustar su rutina de ejercicio —en miras a los 70 y 80—, según expresó en una entrevista que le diera a la revista People. “Me visualizo cambiando los ejercicios con pesas …

Michelle Obama at 50: Botox and Other Real Issues

Posted on 01/15/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Beauty & Fashion | Bulletin TodayFirst Lady Michelle Obama, who once said she looks forward to being “this really fly 80-, 90-year-old,” turns 50 on Friday and is getting a lot of media attention because her new interview in People magazine leaves the door open to using Botox. Oh my! Like many Hollywood actresses of a certain age — and lots of us regular women, too — Obama said she’s not ruling out the use of such anti-aging treatments as Botox or fillers. (The F …

What’s the ‘Perfect’ Age?

Posted on 09/16/2013 by | Who's News | Comments

Your LifeIf you could skip through time and live forever at a certain point in life, what age would it be? Given our traditionally youth-obsessed culture and penchant for nostalgia, you might guess that most Americans would choose to be perpetual teenagers. Well, guess again. According to a new Harris poll, Americans overall consider the ideal age to be 50. Just a decade ago, the average respondents pegged the perfect age as 41. Turn your goals and dreams into Real Possibilities …

Will the Obamas All Get Tattoos?

Posted on 04/25/2013 by | News | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsOn the April 24 “Today” show, President Obama laid out the strategy he and Michelle have devised to discourage their daughters from getting tattoos. “What we’ve said to the girls is, ‘If you guys ever decided you’re going to get a tattoo, then mommy and me will get the exact same tattoo in the same place. And we’ll go on YouTube and show it off as a family tattoo,” Obama told Savannah Guthrie in a taped interview. “And our thinking …