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Aging Matters ‘Nutrition & Aging’ & ‘Practical Nutrition’ Premiere Nov. 16

Published on November 9, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Of the diseases that can affect how we age, malnutrition is not an obvious one. However, researchers say more and more older adults are malnourished, including people who may look healthy or who may even be overweight. Nutrition & Aging, NPT Reports’ latest Aging Matters documentary, examines the hidden epidemic of malnutrition and undernutrition among […]

NPT’s ‘Music Row’ Documentary Premieres Thursday, Aug. 17

Published on August 11, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville’s Music Row has given rise to epic successes and shaped the future of one of music’s most popular and populist genres. In Music Row: Nashville’s Most Famous Neighborhood, NPT tells the story of how a group of unremarkable bungalows became the heart of the country music industry and helped Nashville become known around the […]

NPT’s ‘Aging Matters: Aging & the Workplace’ Premieres April 27

Published on April 26, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

It is estimated that 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day in the United States; a trend that will continue for the next decade. At the same time, we are living longer than ever before. The aging of our population will impact every aspect of our lives. Aging Matters: Aging & the Workplace, the latest […]

NPT’s ‘Aging Matters: Abuse & Exploitation’ Premieres Nov. 17

Published on November 16, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

There are more than 5 million elder abuse victims in the United States and it is estimated that one in 10 adults over the age of 60 is a victim. Aging Matters: Abuse & Exploitation, the eighth documentary in Nashville Public Television’s NPT Reports: Aging Matters series, explores the issues behind elder abuse, neglect and […]

NPT, Tennessee’s Public Media Stations Welcome CPB Board to State

Published on July 25, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Board of Directors held its quarterly meeting here in Nashville on June 27 at the Hermitage Hotel. A reception was held that evening at Tennessee’s Executive Residence for the state’s 12 public media television and radio stations. Gov. Bill Haslam and first lady Crissy Haslam welcomed the media representatives, members […]

NPT’s ‘Aging Matters: Living with Alzheimer’s & Dementia’ Premieres June 27

Published on June 27, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

An estimated 5 million people in the U.S. are living with some form of dementia. Aging Matters: Living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia, the seventh documentary in Nashville Public Television’s NPT Reports: Aging Matters series, examines the impact these diseases are having on individuals, families and communities. Aging Matters: Living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia premieres Monday, […]

How do you holiday? Here’s how we do it at NPT

Published on December 5, 2015 By MiChelle Jones

Let’s face it: The holiday season unleashes some of the worst of everything, from cheesy renditions of holiday songs to marathons of movies involving curiously high numbers of adults who (SPOILER ALERT) still believe in Santa. But we do things differently here at NPT. We’ve spiked our schedule with enough holiday programming to lift your […]

`Aging Matters` Doc Explores Role of Family and Community in Eldercare | Event, Online and On-Air Premieres

Published on July 8, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

  NPT’s New Installment of the ‘Aging Matters’ Series Explores the Roles of Family Members and the Community in the Care of Elders Hosted by Kathy Mattea, ‘NPT Reports: Aging Matters: Caregiving’ premieres July 17 on-air and online; advance screening and discussion to be held July 14 at FiftyForward Knowles Patricia Hart Building. At least […]

Aging Matters Screening and Luncheon at FiftyForward

Published on April 3, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

Nashville Public Television and FiftyForward  will host a luncheon and preview screening of NPT’s new documentary NPT Reports: Aging Matters – Overview on Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at FiftyForward Knowles, Patricia Hart Building, 174 Rains Ave. Nashville, Tenn. 37203.  Lunch will be provided, and panel discussion will follow the […]

Kathy Mattea to host new `Aging Matters` NPT series

Published on August 22, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

‘NPT Reports: Aging Matters’ to spend more than three years exploring significant factors surround an aging population From the NPT Pressroom We’re excited to announce today that Kathy Mattea, the Grammy and CMA Award-winning singer-songwriter and advocate for a number of causes, including AIDS awareness and research, global warming and Appalachian mining practices, will host a new series focused on the […]