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BBC films scenes in Sun City West for ‘Healthy Aging’ program


Herb Clark, left, and Tom Jones (tan shirt) of the Auto Restoration Club talk to BBC crew members about a truck they helped renovate for a young cancer survivor as part of the Make a Wish Foundation. The BBC was in town Saturday to film a few shots for a news show they are doing on longevity and how physically and socially active lifestyles can help us age healthier.


The crew films Clark and Jones as they approach the truck’s engine compartment to discuss the transmission and how to best get the vehicle back into tip-top shape.


Fergus Walsh, medical correspondent for the BBC, chats with ARC members about auto restoration and the benefits of socially active lifestyles.


Crew members from the BBC film a closeup of a model car as background material for an upcoming BBC news show on healthy aging. The program will air in the UK around Dec. 18. The Rec Centers will publish a link to the story after it airs, so stay keep an eye out on the RCSCW Facebook page and e-news.


Sun City West Lawn Bowlers play in the background as Fergus Walsh, medical correspondent for the BBC, films his monologue about how we can age healthier as we live longer.



The BBC cameraman films closeup shots of Sun City West Pickleball Club members playing Saturday at the R.H. Johnson courts. The footage was for a piece that is expected to air Dec. 18 about healthy aging.

  1. Nothing can beat what we have here. Our own little small town with everything within a 5 minute drive.

  2. Ruth Mayerhofer says:

    Totally awesome, so very proud of our community. There is an activity for every one, never get bored, stay healthy and active.

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