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The Aging Collection

A collection of Docuseek2 films that examine and help to redefine how we look at the process of growing older.

The Aging Collection from Docusek2, features titles from several distributors devoted to issues related to aging.

The films in Docuseek2's Aging Collection examine and helps redefine how we look at the process of growing older. The films in this collection are optimistic, and always honest, never shying away from difficult subjects. Topics range from how older women view their changing physical features; elder artists; the challenges of long-term care; and the problem of financial and even sexual exploitation of older relatives.

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The Age of DiscoveryThe Age of Discovery

This film offers a compelling prospect for living our later years as a unique, exuberant time of life on its own authentic terms. A group of wonderfully diverse individuals, 66 to 106, share their insights on life after sixty

Terra Nova Films ♦ 2004 ♦ 56 minutes
Alzheimers and African AmericansAlzheimers and African Americans

Alzheimer's in the African-American community.

Terra Nova Films ♦ 2007 ♦ 27 minutes
Elder Abuse: Five Case StudiesElder Abuse: Five Case Studies

Candid accounts from victims of elder abuse.

Terra Nova Films ♦ 1990 ♦ 43 minutes
Forget Me NotForget Me Not

Filmmaker David Sieveking portrays the domestic care of his mother Gretel, who, like millions of others, is suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

KimStim ♦ 2012 ♦ 88 minutes
Friends for LifeFriends for Life

At 76, Warren DeWitt was single and living alone. 90-year-old Arden Peters was caring for his Alzheimer-stricken wife. In "Friends for Life", an unlikely commitment between these two gentlemen eases the burden of old age for both of them

MediaStorm ♦ 2005 ♦ 9 minutes ♦ 4-12, college, adults
He Wouldn't Turn Me LooseHe Wouldn't Turn Me Loose

Presents the real-life case of 96-year-old Miss Mary, who is sexually assaulted by her grandson - and documents how she fully participated in his subsequent trial and prosecution.

Terra Nova Films ♦ 2012 ♦ 28 minutes
Home For LifeHome For Life

The experiences of two elderly people in their first month at a home for the aged.

Kartemquin Films ♦ 1966 ♦ 80 minutes
I Won't GoI Won't Go

Oli Truss is an eccentric ex-headmistress in her 90's and her story brings home the complex issues of self-neglect, competence and capacity, and the right to live and die at home with dignity.

Terra Nova Films ♦ 2010 ♦ 28 minutes
Into the Other LaneInto the Other Lane

Real-life stories about when and how to deal with the emotional issue of giving up driving.

Terra Nova Films ♦ 2010 ♦ 56 minutes
Learning to Speak Alzheimer's: The Habilitation Approach to CareLearning to Speak Alzheimer's: The Habilitation Approach to Care

Applying the basic concepts of habilitation (which is simply caregiving that embraces the remaining abilities of the person with dementia.)

Terra Nova Films ♦ 2008 ♦ 32 minutes

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