Medicare Celebrates a Half Century

Give Medicare and Medicaid an AARP card — they’re turning 50 this year. At a special program on Wednesday commemorating the upcoming 50th anniversary, experts spoke about how the two federal programs have transformed both the country’s health care system and the health of its older citizens. “Medicare has been a health care lifeline for millions of older Americans and must be strengthened for the future,” AARP President Jeannine English said at the conference, sponsored by the LBJ Presidential Library, …

SI Swimsuit Issue Legends: Where Are They Now?

It’s the 50th anniversary of the annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, and a trio of young models – Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge and Chrissy Teigen – on this year’s cover have created a media sensation. They can thank a long line of cover legends before them, many of whom gathered for a group photo inside the new issue, out Feb. 18. Wonder what became of some of those models who made memorable appearances in earlier years? Here’s an update. Christie …

50 Years Later, JFK Death Again a TV Event

The flood of upcoming TV specials commemorating the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination threatens to be a little redundant: Conspiracy theories aside, we probably know about as much as we’ll ever get to know about that awful November day. >> Sign up for the AARP Leisure Newsletter That’s not to say that remembering the tragedy isn’t important. It’s just to point out that the most interesting of the JFK-themed programs scheduled to air in the run-up to the Nov. …

Life@50+ Celeb Moment

Check out the video of Yolanda Adams and CeCe Winans talking about AARP turning 50 this year!

Happy 50th Birthday AARP!

AARP turns 50 and celebrates at Life@50+