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May 30 - June 1, 2013

Las Vegas Convention Center

3150 Paradise Road

Las Vegas, NV 89109


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Life@50+ Las Vegas

The following celebrities and experts were on stage to inform, entertain and engage with attendees at Life@50+ in Las Vegas.


See also:  Event Schedule  |  Session Details

Myrna Blyth, AARP Senior Vice President & Editorial Director

Myrna Blyth

Saturday, June 1, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • Best-selling author of Spin Sisters
  • AARP senior vice president and editorial director
Samantha Brown, AARP Travel Expert

Samantha Brown

Saturday, June 1, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

candace bushnell author life at 50 plus las vegas aarp event speaker

Candace Bushnell

Saturday, June 1, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • Best-selling author of Sex and the City
  • Columnist for Mademoiselle, Self and Esquire
Jean Chatzky, speaker at Life@50+

Jean Chatzky

Friday, May 31, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Emilio Estefan appearing at Life@50+

Emilio Estefan

Friday, May 31, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Grammy Award-winning music producer and songwriter
  • Best-selling author
Chris Gardner

Chris Gardner

Saturday, June 1, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Meg Grant

Meg Grant

Saturday, June 1, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • AARP entertainment editor
  • Former People magazine bureau chief
Portrait of Richard Leider

Richard Leider

Friday, May 31, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. and
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 1, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Fitness instructor Robert Linkul, AARP Life@50 Las Vegas

Robert Linkul

Friday, May 31, 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

  • Award-winning personal trainer
  • Contributor to Healthy Living and On Fitness magazines
Terry McMillan, AARP Life@50+ Las Vegas speaker

Terry McMillan

Saturday, June 1, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • Best-selling author of Waiting to Exhale
  • 2008 Essence Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award winner
Bob Newhart

Bob Newhart

Friday, May 31, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

  • Grammy Award-winning comedian
  • Best-selling author of I Shouldn’t Even Be Doing This
Marie Osmond, speaker for Life@50+ Las Vegas 2013

Marie Osmond

Saturday, June 1, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Award-winning performer and best-selling author
  • Co-founder of Children's Miracle Network
Jane Pauley, speaker at Life@50+ Las Vegas 2013

Jane Pauley

Friday, May 31, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 1, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • AARP TODAY Show contributor for Life Reimagined
Mary Richard, Zumba Instructor

Mary Richard

Saturday, June 1, 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

  • Zumba Gold instructor
  • 2006 Ms. Senior Nevada
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Don Rickles

Friday, May 31, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

  • Emmy Award-winning comedian
  • Author of the best-selling memoir, Rickles' Book
Amy Tan, Life@50+ Las Vegas speaker

Amy Tan

Saturday, June 1, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • Best-selling author of The Joy Luck Club
  • Contributor to The New Yorker, Harper’s Bazaar and National Geographic
Dr. Reed Tuckson, speaker at AARP Life@50+ event, Las Vegas, Nevada

Reed V. Tuckson, M.D., FACP

Friday, May 31, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

  • Author of Doctor in the Mirror
  • Managing director of Tuckson Health Connections
Alan Webber, Life@50 speaker in Las Vegas

Alan Webber

Friday, May 31, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 1, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • Cofounder of Fast Company
Chef Martin Yan, AARP Life@50+ Event, Las Vegas

Chef Martin Yan

Saturday, June 1, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • Certified master chef
  • Host of Yan Can Cook

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