August 28, 2008
Staying Fit, Healthy Living Tips and Caregiving Top Lists of Activities and Exhibits at AARP’s Annual Life@50+ National Event & Expo
To: HEALTH EDITORS
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Highlights of Health & Fitness Workshops:
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th
Navigating the Caregiving Journey, 2:00 - 3:00 pm: Over 44 million Americans provide care to a family member or friend. Learn what resources are available and where to go for help.
Medicare Basics: What You Need to Know, 2:00 - 3:00 pm: Medicare has changed. This interactive session goes over the newer options and helps to explain the differences between traditional Medicare and private plans under Medicare Advantage.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5th
Morning Fitness, 7:30 - 8:30 am: Exercise with Bob Harper, Fitness Trainer on TV's "The Biggest Loser".
Long-Term Care Insurance: Is it right for me? 11:00 - 12:00 pm: Nearly two thirds of people age 65 and older will need long-term care services at some point in their lives. However, Medicare and health insurance do not pay for most of these services. What are your options?
Fitness for the Mind and Body, 2:00 - 3:00 pm: Fitness trainer Bob Harper from TV's "The Biggest Loser" shares his philosophy on how to take charge of your life and get in shape -- the "Inner Compass."
What 50+ Persons Need to Know About Securing Health Care Coverage, 4:00 - 5:00 pm: Many people who retire before they are eligible for Medicare find purchasing health insurance a challenge. What do you need to know and what are your rights as a consumer when purchasing health insurance?
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th
Morning Fitness, 7:30 - 8:30 am: Exercise with Martina Navratilova, tennis champion and AARP Health & Fitness spokesperson.
For a complete schedule of Life@50+ events visit: http:// www.aarp.org/event.
From Nintendo and Pilates for the Mature Core to Walgreens and GNC, check out the latest in health products and services on the exhibit show floor.
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