Active Aging & The Outdoors: Four Ways to Get Mobile
By Nicole Kennedy | Posted on May 29, 2018
Out of a truly unlimited series of possibilities, consider trying one of these fun, inexpensive activities to get up and moving.
Parks and Rec is Transforming the Lives of Older Adults (and Vice Versa) — Episode 020
By Roxanne Sutton | Posted on May 28, 2018
In this episode, we speak with Mr. Joe Trevino, a 93-year-old veteran, and Irma Yepez-Perez, a Senior Management Analyst at the City of Fresno PARCS department.
Ag-vocating for Parks and Recreation in the 2018 Farm Bill
By Wes King & Reana Kovalcik | Posted on May 23, 2018
Over the last decade, U.S. park and recreation agencies have helped catapult the farm-to-fork and local food movements from niche efforts to mainstream industries.
It's Time to Build
By NRPA Public Policy Team | Posted on May 23, 2018
Infrastructure Week 2018 brought together infrastructure advocates from across the political spectrum to discuss the need for the country to address our infrastructure needs.
Tips to Engage Older Americans in Better Nutrition and Active Living
By Ucheoma Akobundu, PhD, RD | Posted on May 17, 2018
Encourage older adults to reignite their nutrition routine by learning a new recipe, trying out new fruits and vegetables, taking a cooking class or food shopping in a new grocery store.
National Arthritis Awareness Month: Arthritis Management through Parks and Recreation
By Lesha Spencer-Brown, MPH, CPH | Posted on May 16, 2018
Since 2013, NRPA has been working through local parks and recreation to help people with arthritis manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life.
The 2018 NRPA Annual Conference Preview
By National Recreation and Park Association | Posted on May 11, 2018
Whether you are a repeat NRPA Annual Conference attendee or a newbie, you probably want to know a little more about the event before (or after) you register. Here is a preview to help you plan.
Fairfax County’s Spy Park Featured at New Spy Museum
By Carol Ochs | Posted on May 9, 2018
Foxes have a reputation for stealth and cunning, but for many years, a far more dangerous predator was at work in Foxstone Park in Vienna, Virginia.
The Great NRPA Owl Rescue — Episode 019
By Cort Jones and Roxanne Sutton | Posted on May 7, 2018
The story about a baby owl who fell from its nest and, after the heroic acts of Ted Mattingly, NRPA's resident hero and Director of Facilities and Administrative Services, was returned to safety.
Older Americans Month 2018: Engage at Every Age
By Lesha Spencer-Brown, MPH, CPH | Posted on May 1, 2018
Since 1963, Older Americans Month (OAM) has been observed to recognize older Americans and their contributions to their communities.