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.”
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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