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Applauding Life After 50


"Applauding Life After 50," which airs on BCTV, provides updates on events, activities, and volunteer opportunities for Berks County residents age 50 and older. The episodes are recorded live on the second Friday of each month at 10:30 a.m. The 30-minute replays are shown on the second Saturday of the month at 10:30 a.m. and the second Tuesday of the month at 1:30 p.m.

The program is underwritten by White Star Tours.

Upcoming schedule

December 13 at 10:30 a.m.: "Christmas Around the World"

Host Melissah Jablonski will share Christmas traditions from around the world with special guest from Murdough's Christmas Barn, Womelsdorf.

January 10, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.: "Easing into Healthy New Year's Resolutions"

Host Melissah Jablonski will speak with Ashley Welikonich, Director of Older Adult Programs at Body Zone Sports and Wellness Complex about ways to ease into fitness New Year's resolutions. Ashley will share tips on developing an exercise program that can be done at home or at the gym.

Episode Guide

You can view previous episodes of "Applauding Life After 50" by visiting the BCTV Web site or by clicking on one of the links below.

  • Million Hearts Campaign with special guests Dalton G. Paxman, Ph.D., Regional Health Administrator, Region III (States: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia), and Peter M. Will, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.C., a cardiologist with Cardiology Associates of West Reading. Original air date: February 10, 2012
  • Knee and Hip Pain with special guest Dr. John Casey, Chief, Section of Orthopaedic Surgery for the Reading Hospital and Medical Center - Original air date: January 13, 2012
  • Healthy Holiday Eating with special guest Meredith Mensinger, Redner's Warehouse Markets Registered Dietitian Original air date: December 9, 2011
  • Living with Breathing Problems with guests from the Respiratory Health and better Breathers Support Group Original air date: November 11, 2011
  • Berks Encore's Senior Expo 2011 and Medicare Updates Original air date: October 14, 2011