Season 1

NPT Reports: Aging Matters is a major multi-year initiative designed to open a community-based conversation about what Middle Tennessee's older citizens need to optimize their quality of life and what the community needs to do to prepare for a coming explosion in our aging population. Learn more about this Nashville Public Television original production series.

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Aging Matters

Aging with Pride

LGBTQIA+ older adults face unique social, economic and health challenges.

Aging with Pride

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Aging Matters

Reimagining Long-Term Care

The cost of long-term care and burden of providing it have led to a crisis for seniors.

Reimagining Long-Term Care

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Aging Matters

Disparities & Health Equity

This edition of Aging Matters focuses on health disparities among older adults.

Disparities & Health Equity

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Aging Matters

Fall Prevention

Join NPT as we discuss Fall Prevention on this edition of AGING MATTERS.

Fall Prevention

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Aging Matters

In Rural Communities

Aging Matters considers the benefits and challenges of aging in rural America.

In Rural Communities

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Aging Matters

Companionship & Intimacy

This NPT original explores the benefits/challenges of developing relationships as we age.

Companionship & Intimacy

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Aging Matters

Opioids & Addiction

NPT Reports Aging Matters: Opioids & Addiction explores the painful story of addiction.

Opioids & Addiction

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Aging Matters

Legal Help

NPT’s Aging Matters: Legal Help sheds light on resources for legal assistance.

Legal Help

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Aging Matters

Hospitals & Health Risks

A look at the risks of hospital treatment as we age and how some hospitals are adapting.

Hospitals & Health Risks

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Aging Matters

Dental Health

Explores oral health and the gap in affordable dental care.

Dental Health

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Aging Matters

Loneliness & Isolation

NPT explores how growing older can be an isolating experience for our aging community.

Loneliness & Isolation

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Aging Matters

Practical Nutrition

Aging Matters: Practical Nutrition offers simple tips and advice.

Practical Nutrition

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Aging Matters

Nutrition & Aging

Nutrition & Aging examines the hidden epidemic of malnutrition and undernutrition.

Nutrition & Aging

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Aging Matters

Aging & the Workplace

Since 2011, it's estimated that 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day in the US.

Aging & the Workplace

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Aging Matters

Abuse & Exploitation

It is estimated that one in ten adults over the age of 60 is a victim.

Abuse & Exploitation

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Aging Matters

Living with Alzheimer's and Dementia

Explores the impact these diseases are having on individuals, families and communities.

Living with Alzheimer's and Dementia

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Aging Matters

Healthy Aging

The sixth documentary in Nashville Public Television's Aging Matters series.

Healthy Aging

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Aging Matters

Aging In Place

The fifth installment in Nashville Public Television’s NPT Reports: Aging Matters series.

Aging In Place

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Aging Matters

Economics of Aging

The future is always uncertain, but what is important is that we take time to look ahead.

Economics of Aging

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Aging Matters

Caregiving

The existence and impact of informal caregiving

Caregiving

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Aging Matters

The New Old Age

In NPT Reports Aging Matters: The New Old Age, NPT explores the changing face of aging.

The New Old Age

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Aging Matters

End of Life

End of Life explores the experience of dying and why so few of us get the death we want.

End of Life