Debra Koerner’s “Senior Moments” Nominated for Emmy Award

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"Senior Moments," a television show airing on PBS, has been nominated for an Emmy Award. The show is host and produced by Debra Koerner, a self-proclaimed natural health explorer, who believes the spa industry plays a pivotal role in the journey to keep people healthy, even in old age.

In a recent episode of the show that began airing last fall nationwide, Koerner met with Deborah Szekely, known as the godmother of the spa industry. The two met at Rancho La Puerta, the world-renowned fitness and spa retreat in Tecate, Mexico, which Szekely and her husband founded back in 1940. At 95 years old, Szekely also believes health, wellness, and the spa industry are integral keys to longevity, healthiness, and happiness.

The show, presented by Kentucky Educational Television, has received a regional Emmy nomination from the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television, Arts, and Sciences. The nominated category is Magazine Feature/Segment, and the nomination is for executive producer Debra Koerner, producer Debra Locker, and director Jason Parmer.

The winner will be announced at a ceremony on August 5. The clip was also nominated for an ISPA Innovate Award for 2017. Watch the seven-minute segment that earned the nominations in full below.




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