Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Aging Matters reports are brief, informational videos offering resources for seniors, their families and caregivers on a wide range of topics for Nashville Public Television's original series NPT Reports: Aging Matters.

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Suicide | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Suicide | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Learn how loneliness contributes to suicide in this NPT Reports: Aging Matters report.

Suicide | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Loneliness & Health | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Loneliness & Health | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Learn how social isolation can be as dangerous as smoking in this Aging Matters report.

Loneliness & Health | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Age-Friendly Care | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Age-Friendly Care | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

An Aging Matters report on hospital care that meets the unique needs of older patients.

Age-Friendly Care | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Delirium Prevention | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Delirium Prevention | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

An Aging Matters report on hospital-associated delirium and how to prevent it.

Delirium Prevention | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Co-Housing | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Co-Housing | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

In this Aging Matters report we explore co-housing as a way to prevent loneliness.

Co-Housing | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Geriatrics Defined | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Geriatrics Defined | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

In this Aging Matters report we define "geriatrics" in terms of medical treatment.

Geriatrics Defined | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Aging and Injury | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Aging and Injury | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

In this Aging Matters report we look at lowering risk for hospitalization from injury.

Aging and Injury | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Support for Caregivers | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Support for Caregivers | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

In this Aging Matters report we explore how commitments can be challenging for caregivers.

Support for Caregivers | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Ageism At Work | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Ageism At Work | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

In this Aging Matters report we define ageism in the workplace and how to combat it.

Ageism At Work | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Dental Extractions | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Dental Extractions | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

In this Aging Matters report Nashville dentists talk about the true cost of extractions.

Dental Extractions | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Smile On 60+ | Aging Matters Reports |  NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Smile On 60+ | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

In this Aging Matters report we learn about oral health services provided by Smile On 60+.

Smile On 60+ | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Victory Over Crime | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Victory Over Crime | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

In this Aging Matters report we explore what happens after a crime occurs & police leave.

Victory Over Crime | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Caregiving & Work Balance | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Caregiving & Work Balance | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

In this Aging Matters reports we raise the question of employee benefits for caregivers.

Caregiving & Work Balance | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Nursing Shortage | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Nursing Shortage | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

In this Aging Matters report we explore the challenges to the nursing shortage.

Nursing Shortage | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Caregiving Ratio | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Caregiving Ratio | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

In this Aging Matters report we explore the ratio of caregivers and care recipients.

Caregiving Ratio | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Preventive Dentistry | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Preventive Dentistry | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

In this Aging Matters reports we learn why preventive care is essential to oral health.

Preventive Dentistry | Aging Matters Reports | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Opioids & Addiction Panel | Aging Matters | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Opioids & Addiction Panel | Aging Matters | NPT

This NPT Reports: Aging Matters panel focuses on how substance abuse affects families.

Opioids & Addiction Panel | Aging Matters | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Relative Caregivers & Addiction | Aging Matters | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Relative Caregivers & Addiction | Aging Matters | NPT

Local agencies provide resources and support for older adults raising children of addicts.

Relative Caregivers & Addiction | Aging Matters | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters The Addicted Brain

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

The Addicted Brain

An addiction medicine specialist explains how brain functions change in addiction.

The Addicted Brain

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Aging in Addiction

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Aging in Addiction

An explanation of the increasing rate of substance misuse in older adults.

Aging in Addiction

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters TN Senior Law Alliance

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

TN Senior Law Alliance

Learn about free legal resources for older adults in Tennessee.

TN Senior Law Alliance

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters E.R. & Opiates

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

E.R. & Opiates

Some emergency departments are revising protocols for prescribing narcotic pain relievers.

E.R. & Opiates

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Timbi Talks: Kids & Addiction

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Timbi Talks: Kids & Addiction

Trish Healy Luna, Author, "Timbi Talks About Addiction"

Timbi Talks: Kids & Addiction

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Overdoses & Older Adults | Aging Matters | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Overdoses & Older Adults | Aging Matters | NPT

The largest percentage increase in opioid overdose deaths is among adults age 55 to 64.

Overdoses & Older Adults | Aging Matters | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Powers of Attorney | Aging Matters | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Powers of Attorney | Aging Matters | NPT

Power of Attorney documents are important to get right. Here's why.

Powers of Attorney | Aging Matters | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Surgery without Opiates

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Surgery without Opiates

Enhanced Recovery Programs help hospitals reduce the use of opiates for surgery patients.

Surgery without Opiates

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Preventive Dentistry | Aging Matters | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Preventive Dentistry | Aging Matters | NPT

Preventive dentistry involves caring for your teeth to keep them healthy.

Preventive Dentistry | Aging Matters | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Aging and Injury | Aging Matters | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Aging and Injury | Aging Matters | NPT

Strategies for healthy aging to lower the risk of hospitalization from injury.

Aging and Injury | Aging Matters | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Debt Issues | Aging Matters | NPT Reports

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Debt Issues | Aging Matters | NPT Reports

Legal aid attorney Linda Hall talks about debt issues and legal resources.

Debt Issues | Aging Matters | NPT Reports

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Goldberg v Kelly | Aging Matters | NPT Reports

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Goldberg v Kelly | Aging Matters | NPT Reports

Lawyer Leslie Fried shares the importance of the Supreme Court Decision, Goldberg v Kelly.

Goldberg v Kelly | Aging Matters | NPT Reports

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Olmstead | Aging Matters | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Olmstead | Aging Matters | NPT

Lawyer Fay Gordon shares the importance of the Supreme Court's Olmstead decision.

Olmstead | Aging Matters | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Emotional Effects of Tooth Loss | Aging Matters | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Emotional Effects of Tooth Loss | Aging Matters | NPT

Tooth loss in older adults can have a negative impact on their emotional well-being.

Emotional Effects of Tooth Loss | Aging Matters | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Dry Mouth | Aging Matters | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Dry Mouth | Aging Matters | NPT

Older adults who have a dry mouth may be experiencing the side effects of medications.

Dry Mouth | Aging Matters | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Senior Ride Nashville | Aging Matter | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Senior Ride Nashville | Aging Matter | NPT

Senior Ride Nashville is dedicated to helping the mobility of seniors who no longer drive.

Senior Ride Nashville | Aging Matter | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Food As Medicine | Aging Matters | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Food As Medicine | Aging Matters | NPT

Food as medicine has a positive impact on the health of seniors with chronic diseases.

Food As Medicine | Aging Matters | NPT

Video thumbnail: NPT Reports: Aging Matters Practical Nutrition Update 4 | Aging Matters | NPT

NPT Reports: Aging Matters

Practical Nutrition Update 4 | Aging Matters | NPT

Tammy Algood, Marketing Specialist, TN Dept. of Agriculture Megan Maeser, Nutritionist

Practical Nutrition Update 4 | Aging Matters | NPT