Twin Cities Public Television (tpt), the originator of and driving force behind Next Avenue, produces an array of television programs for older adults, including: Life (Part 2), Getting There, Fraud Fighters, Power of Volunteerism, Home for Heroes, Renewed Lives: Innovations in Healing, Prescription Overload: Managing Meds, and Life Changing Art.
The mission of tpt is to “enrich lives and strengthen our community through the power of media.”
As one of the nation’s leading public media organizations, tpt uses television, interactive media, and community engagement to advance education, culture and citizenship. Over its 50-plus year history, tpt has been recognized for its innovation and creativity with numerous awards, including Peabody Awards and National and Regional Emmy® Awards.
Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, tpt is one of the highest-rated PBS affiliates in the nation. One of tpt’s areas of focus is serving the needs and unleashing the potential of America's aging population.
Performers prepare for a Shakespeare production in the award-winning documentary
Whip up a healthy and nutritious dinner in half an hour
Spending time together led to a stronger relationship
This special report includes storytelling, news and information about health care for older adults in rural areas
Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.