In the early 90s, an exercise program called Conceptual Physical Education was implemented at Mountain Pointe High School in Tempe. The program uses a classroom component and a textbook in addition to physical exercise. The study followed the students who took part in the innovative program and found that half of those who took part in the study still use the information and remember the course content 20 years later. We’ll hear more about the program from one of its developers, Arizona State University College of Health Solutions professor Chuck Corbin.
Jane Austen was chronically ill with a mysterious disease in early 1817, when she turned her thoughts to a happier subject. She started work on a witty and delightful novel set in a seaside town. She never finished it. Now, noted screenwriter Andrew Davies picks up Austen’s plot and takes it in a glorious and satisfying direction.
For nearly two decades, AARP’s MFG program has championed movies for grownups, by grownups, by advocating for the 50-plus audience, fighting industry ageism and encouraging films that resonate with older viewers.
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