WKNO's weekly television series The Best Times is a half-hour magazine-style series featuring segments on health, finance, technology, lifestyles, and more tailored specifically for WKNO's viewers aged 50+. Produced and hosted by Cris Hardaway, The Best Times is produced in cooperation with the monthly publication, The Best Times.


On Thursday, February 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Host Cris Hardaway looks at opportunities after retirement when people usually have time on their hands. This is the time to find something interesting to do to stay active. It's time to "Get a Hobby" and keep life interesting. And see what happens when your new hobby becomes a business when we talk with "The Map Man."



On Thursday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Host Cris Hardaway takes a look at the unique issues facing aging LGBTQ adults. Then we'll take a look at the one question many are facing, "Work Versus Caregiving." How do you balance caregiving and work? How can you be a good son/daughter and a good employee?



On Thursday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Host Cris Hardaway gets an update on the final year of the Aging In Place initiative. For the past four years a grant from the Plough Foundation has funded efforts to make modifications to homes owned by low income seniors in Shelby County so that they can live in place for as long as possible. We examine the success of the Initiative. And we'll look at why losing weight gets harder as we get older? We investigate the practical science behind Losing Weight After Fifty.


On Thursday, February 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Host Cris Hardaway looks at "The State of Seniors" in a conversation with Mayor Jim Strickland and AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson. Memphis has pledged to become an age-friendly community, but how do we deal with the issues facing our aging citizens? This episode of The Best Times discusses the State of Seniors in Memphis.



The Best Times airs Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and repeats Fridays at 12:30 a.m. on WKNO/Channel 10. Produced and hosted by Cris Hardaway, The Best Times is produced in cooperation with the monthly publication, The Best Times. It is made possible by the generous financial support of our production funders: The Plough Foundation and the monthly publication of the same name, The Best Times.


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The Best Times is funded by the generous financial support of The Plough Foundation



The Best Times is produced in cooperation with the monthly publication, The Best Times

 
 


SRVS

Transforming Life as We Age

Understanding the Aging Initiative

Aging with Dignity

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: National Institute on Aging

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Healthy Aging

NCOA: National Council on Aging

American Society on Aging

Grantmakers in Aging

Human Services

Better Business Bureau

American Geriatrics Society

Memphis AARP blog

Aging Commission of the Mid-South

Meritan


Social Security

Medicare

Creative Aging

TN Commission on Aging

The US Administration on Aging



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