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Care - Care Workers, Their Clients, and a Coming Crisis
This intimate documentary pulls back the curtain on the poignant and largely hidden world of in-home eldercare. Beautifully shot and deeply moving, the film reveals the bonds that form between paid care workers and elders - and exposes the cracks…
Ruthie and Connie: Every Room in the House - Lesbian Jewish Grandmothers
Ruthie and Connie are in many ways typical Jewish New Yorkers. They married men in the 1950s, became mothers, and eventually divorced. But when Ruthie and Connie fell in love, these "ordinary" housewives became plainspoken activists and international icons of…
Leftovers - Senior Citizens Suffering With Food Insecurity
This documentary takes a journey across the country to understand why senior citizens are the fastest growing group of people going hungry in America. The experiences, people, and issues are vividly genuine. The fact that over 5 million American seniors…
Life and Death in Assisted Living
PBS
More and more elderly Americans are choosing to spend their later years in assisted living facilities, which have sprung up as an alternative to nursing homes. But is this loosely regulated, multi-billion dollar industry putting seniors at risk? In a…
Age of Champions - The Senior Citizen Olympic Games
Age of Champions is the award-winning PBS documentary following five competitors who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics. You'll meet a 100-year-old tennis champion, 86-year-old pole vaulter, and rough-and-tumble basketball grandmothers as they triumph over…
Embracing Aging
Change and getting older is inevitable. So how can we make it the best it can be? Families, experts and "wise ones" share insights on aging, facing illness, and cooperating as siblings in the care of aging parents.
Advanced Style - Elderly New Yorkers With Eclectic Personal Style
This film examines the lives of seven unique New Yorkers whose eclectic personal style and vital spirit have guided their approach to aging. Based on Ari Seth Cohen's famed blog of the same name, this film paints intimate and colorful…
Nine To Ninety - The Love Story of Phyllis and Joe Sabatini
Nine To Ninety is the love story of Phyllis and Joe Sabatini, who at age 89 and 90 live in the home of their daughter and son-in-law, where they relish time with their young granddaughter Jacqueline. But as the family…
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Go Grandriders - A Senior Motorcycle Tour
In GO GRANDRIDERS, a group of 17 senior citizens, many of them learn how to ride a motorcycle for the first time, embark on what may be the most daring adventures of their lives: a 13-day-entirely-on-motorcycle tour around the island…
Presenting Lisa: A Journey to Authenticity
Meet Larry. At birth, his sex could not be physiologically-determined, so doctors told his parents to choose their child's sex. As his parents struggled with the decision, Larry briefly lived in the "space between" - as both a boy and…
The Wheel of Life (La Rueda de La Vida) - History Through the Lens of Cuban Dance
Meet El Oso (the Bear), one of the founders of Casino -- the Cuban dance that launched salsa. A simple man whose joie de vivre delights, Oso' travels through his Havana regaling us with tales of his youth, when Havana's…
Hip Hop-Eration - A Senior Hip Hop Dance Troupe
Who said your grandmother couldn't be a hip hop star? These senior citizens may each be almost a century young, but for Kara, (94) Maynie, (95) and Terri, (93) the journey to Las Vegas and the World Hip Hop Dance…