Exclusives From AARP The Magazine: Kyra Sedgwick On Her Relationship With Kevin Bacon, Diana Nyad On Being A Better Swimmer In Her 60s Than In Her 20s, Never-Before-Seen Photos And Artifacts From Bob Dylan’s Private Collection, And Martha Stewart On Staying Curious
Plus: Beautiful Winter Vacation Spots Off-The-Beaten-Path; and New Medical Breakthroughs Changing The Future For Older Americans
WASHINGTON—The October/November issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM) gives readers a closer look into the lives of their favorite celebrities while revealing some of the biggest trends of 2023.
Emmy Award-Winning actress Kyra Sedgwick shares how husband Kevin Bacon encouraged her to pursue directing and how it has become her main focus over acting. Record-breaking long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad discusses returning to her passion of long-distance swimming at 60 years old after broadcast journalism didn’t cut it. Incredibly rare photos from iconic musician Bob Dylan’s archive are seen for the first time, giving an exclusive and private look into his seven-decade career. In a special 65th Anniversary bonus issue, Martha Stewart shares her secret to living life to the fullest – keeping busy and curious by always trying new things.
Plus, an inside look into fun-filled winter vacation destinations without the packed crowds and overpriced hotels; and the new medical research revolutionizing healthcare.
In this issue of AARP The Magazine:
The A List – Kyra Sedgwick
Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Kyra Sedgwick talks about how she and husband Kevin Bacon spark their relationship by always trying new things and stepping outside their comfort zones. She also shares her romantic streak and how her dream rom-com costar crush would be Oliver Platt.
What I Know Now – Diana Nyad
Record-breaking endurance swimmer Diana Nyad shares her struggle coping with the trauma after sexual abuse from her swim coach and the lack of gay representation she had in high school. She also talks about staying close with her exes and never giving up on her dreams no matter how many times you may fail.
Treasures From the Dylan Vault
The Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa, OK is a museum dedicated to the life and works of the legendary musician. Exclusive photos from the new book Bob Dylan: Mixing Up the Medicine reveal never-before seen photos and letters with and from friends such as Johnny Cash, Allen Ginsberg, and George Harrison.
65th Anniversary Bonus Issue – Martha Stewart
Businesswoman, writer, and TV personality Martha Stewart keeps busy every day by constantly trying new things and challenging herself. From recently gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated to maintaining her friendship with BFF Snoop Dogg, to traveling with her grandchildren, she refuses to live a life of regrets and “what ifs.”
Big Sun and Small Crowds
These are the best vacation spots to go to this winter that won’t drain your wallet or give you a headache. From Ocean Springs, Mississippi to the island of Saba, these spots are sure to please without driving you crazy with too many tourists.
Check out the latest medical therapies and practices that are easing the lives of older Americans in many different areas. From chronic pain to women’s health to cardiovascular disease to brain health, and more, see how research is improving the quality of life of people everywhere.
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