Features

Older Adults: Exploring Their Changing Demographics and Health Outlook

Understanding the makeup of this growing segment of the population is key to better meeting their needs.

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Tai Chi: The Gateway to Active Seniors

Exercise programs specifically designed to reduce falls help older adults become more active and on the path to enjoying healthier, fuller lives.

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Additional Articles

Inaugural Parade Regulations Constitutional Challenge

Can National Park Service regulations restrict the areas open to expressive activity during the presidential inaugural parade in Washington, D.C.?

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Keep On Moving

What's the key to staying mentally and physically "young" as we age?

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Get Yourself Outside This Winter

Although the days are shorter and the air colder, don't stay inside all winter!

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NRPA Park Pulse

This month's poll takes a closer look at how much Americans planned to spend in 2016 on holiday gifts associated with outdoor activities.

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Laying the Groundwork for Park Metrics

A few minutes of your time is all that's needed to help us provide you with one of the industry's most sought-after research reports.

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Senior Games: Everybody Can Play

Senior Games is a great way to engage older adults physically, mentally and socially, while giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

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Public Policy and Advocacy Outlook for 2017

There will be lots of changes coming out of our nation's capital and your participation will be more important than ever.

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Working Together for a Healthier Wichita

Through partnerships and collaborations, the Health & Wellness Coalition of Wichita is working to ensure the entire community lives a healthy lifestyle.

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Starting a Difficult Conversation

A fatal police shooting prompts dialogue between a community and its law enforcement.

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Our Disappearing Wildlife: What Parks Can Do About It

Although we are seeing declines in the diversity of wildlife, there is much that can be done to reverse the trend.

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Crossword Puzzle

Test your park and recreation knowledge and download the January 2017 Parks & Recreation crossword puzzle.

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A Cut Above

Hairstylist Joshua Eudy partners with City of Jacksonville (North Carolina) Parks and Recreation to brings Haircuts-Hugs-Hope to the community.

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Reintroducing the Game of Golf

Can the game of golf be saved by adapting it and putting it in school P.E. classes and neighborhood parks?

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Save with NRPA-Sponsored Insurance Plans

Guard your sports program against insurance exposures and liabilities.

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Hot Topics

Find out what hot topics have been trending on NRPA Connect!

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Call for NRPA Board of Directors Nominations

NRPA is looking for professional and citizen leaders who are passionate about parks, recreation and environmental conservation to help further the association's mission.

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Get Your Photography On!

The July cover of Parks & Recreation magazine is back in your hands!

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CPRP Certification: The Key to Career Advancement

The jumping-off point to greater career advancement in parks and recreation.

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The ‘Why’ for the National Gold Medal Award

It's much more than an award, and here's "why" your agency should apply...

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Member Spotlight: Stephanie Gailes

Stephanie Gailes, Grants Administration Specialist, Parks and Neighborhoods Division, City of Memphis Parks and Recreation, Tennessee

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Southwest Airlines and NRPA: Helping to Restore Monarch Habitat

Southwest Airlines employees, working alongside park agency professionals and community members are helping to install and restore crucial pollinator species habitat.

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Revenue Production and Development

NRPA is dedicated to providing learning opportunities to advance the development of best practices and resources that make parks and recreation indispensable elements of American communities.

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