The Best Times
WKNO’s weekly television series The Best Times premieres its fourth season this month on Thursday, June 6th. 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, and is made possible by the generous financial support of The Plough Foundation.

On Thursday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Numerous studies have shown that learning a musical instrument can improve cognitive abilities and reduce the risk of dementia. Singing or acting can build self-confidence and painting or ceramic art helps improve motor skills. For sixteen years Creative Aging, a local non-profit, has been bringing the arts to our senior population. This year they’re trying something different called “The Senior Studio.” Then we’ll ask the age-old question, “Are You Ready to Become a Grandparent?” Can you adjusting to a new way of life.


On Thursday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Have you ever wondered what life was like in nineteenth century Memphis? The Best Times Host Cris Hardaway journeys back in time with a visit to three of the oldest houses in the city to prove that “There’s No Place Like Home.” Take a tour of The Mageveny House, The Mallory-Neely House and the Woodruff-Fontaine House. And we’ll examine why seniors are turning to ease their aches and pains with an all-natural treatment that’s over 2,000 years old — the Chinese practice of acupuncture. Find out more about the pain-relieving benefits of “Acupuncture for Seniors.”

"The Best Times" airs
Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and repeats Fridays at 12:30 a.m.
on WKNO/Channel 10.


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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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