Thursday / April 17

This week’s Best Times features an interview with Cleo Owens, a spokesman and lobbyist for AARP in Tennessee. Plus, exercises for the over-50 set and a profile of John and Jo Walt, who have invested their time and money in two retirement projects -- The Neighborhood School in Binghampton and The Country Place, a Christian retreat near Moscow, TN.

Next week’s episode (April 24) celebrates the Glenn Miller Orchestra featuring an interview with their musical director and lead singer, Nick Hilscher. Plus, a look at barbershop quartets and well-known Memphis jazz singer Joyce Cobb.

Video for April 17

  Archive Video

Programs of Interest for this week
(Check the schedule for other broadcast dates & times)

Lawrence Welk Show
Saturdays at 6 PM on WKNO
Sundays at 5 PM on WKNO2

Classic Gospel
Saturdays at 7 PM on WKNO
Sundays at 6 PM on WKNO2


Call the Midwife, Season 3
Sunday, April 20, 7 PM / WKNO
Monday, April 21, 7 PM / WKNO2

Masterpiece: Mr. Selfridge, Season 2
Sunday, April 20, 8 PM / WKNO
Monday, April 21, 8 PM / WKNO2


Memphis AARP blog


City of Memphis Senior Centers

Aging Commission of the Mid-South


Social Security


National Council on Aging

Creative Aging

TN Commission on Aging

The US Administration on Aging





How to Beat 6 Reasons You Dread Working Out
Tips to become a person who looks forward to exercise

More about The Country Place

Choosing Hospice: Questions to Ask

Informative Links

The Lawrence Welk Show

Alzheimer’s Day Services


Aging with Dignity

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