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When to Listen

Every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. during NPR's Here and Now.


This multimedia series about life transitions is a WHYY project designed and produced as part of Coming of Age, a collaboration of:

  • WHYY Wider Horizons
  • The Temple University Center for Intergenerational Learning
  • United Way of Southeastern PA
  • and AARP-PA.


The Coming of Age project is generously supported by:

The Executive Producer for the radio series is Elisabeth Perez Luna. Willo Carey is the Executive Director of Wider Horizons.


Special Interview:

Elisabeth Perez Luna interviews Dick Goldberg, a writer and playwright who directs the Coming of Age initiative to promote volunteering among the 50 plus. Listen to the interview »

Coming of Age: Special Feature

Audio Extra: Behind the Scenes at Stiffel Senior Center

Stiffel Swingers

Watch the audio slideshow

Every Friday afternoon it's cabaret time at the Stiffel Senior Center in South Philadelphia. Nothing, not even the recent news that the Center will be closing in the summer of 2011, will stop it's members from singing, dancing... and hoping it won't be their last cabaret.