"Gray Matters: New Tools for Growing Older" is a series on aging in the Delaware Valley from the WHYY Health and Science Desk. The six-week series features audio and video stories as well as personal essays. Explore the stories »
Wider Horizons presents programming focusing on issues such as retirement, creativity, social engagement, caregiving, end-of-life and improving quality of life. In addition to the following radio and television programs, see archived webcasts and web conversations.
Watch empowering stories that inspire audiences of all ages to believe that it’s never too late to achieve their dreams. It features stories of master athletes, cancer survivors, musicians, health experts, entrepreneurs and more. Airs Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30pm as part of CREATE on WHYY's digital YArtschannel – over the air on 12.2 (Comcast 257, FiOS 474).
Exploring the Arts
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Ed Cunningham's Philadelphia
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Television and Radio Specials
Find out more information on Wider Horizons events and specials centered around the PBS special Depression: Out of the Shadows. We hope to provide insights, tools and lessons learned, especially in helping families and vulnerable populations.
WHYY Chef Jim Coleman encourages people to take steps toward healthy eating by offering tips and recipes for Heart Healthy Philadelphia.
DNA Files and Stem Cell Research
Join us for an in-depth look at how DNA and genetics affect our lives and our world.
Boomers! Redefining Life After 50
Circle of Care: The Arts in Medicine
Circle of Love
Been There/Done That
Garrison Keillor: A Voice for the Movies
Is 60 the new 40? A conversation about middle age
It all depends on how you define the middle years of life, says author Patricia Cohen, who spoke with Marty Moss-Coane on WHYY's Radio Times. Listen now »
Listen to the recent Voices in the Family programs hosted by Dr. Dan Gottlieb:
WHYY and the Cardiovascular Institute of Philadelphia have teamed up to help you get heart smart. In these short Heart Moments videos, local patients and their doctors share information that could save your life.
Bill Moyers Explores the Third Chapter Of Life with Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
Bill Moyers talks with the renowned sociologist Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot about her new book, The Third Chapter: Passion, Risk and Adventure in the 25 Years After 50. Over a period of two years, Lightfoot traveled around America interviewing men and women in their 50's, 60's and 70's. Listen in on the conversation between these two accomplished and articulate people 50+ as they discuss the continuing adventure of life.
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