Distributor:  MediaStorm
Length:  9 minutes
Date:  2005
Genre:  Expository
Language:  English
Grade level: 4-12, college, adults
Color/BW:  Color / Black and White
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Friends for Life

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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

Friends for Life

At 76, Warren DeWitt was single and living alone. 90-year-old Arden Peters was caring for his Alzheimer-stricken wife. After they meet having breakfast at a Walmart, an unlikely friendship and commitment between these two gentlemen eases the burden of old age for both of them.

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Awards

NPPA's Best of Photojournalism Year: 2006 Place: Third Category: Best Multimedia Package

Citation

Main credits

DeWitt, Warren (interviewee)
Peters, Arden (interviewee)
Winokur, Julie (filmmaker)
Winokur, Julie (film director)
Winokur, Julie (screenwriter)
Kashi, Ed (filmmaker)
Kashi, Ed (videographer)
Kashi, Ed (photographer)
Storm, Brian (film producer)

Other credits

Video and still photography by Ed Kashi.


Distributor credits

Julie Winokur

Producer & Director: Julie Winokur
Photography: Ed Kashi
Cinematography: Ed Kashi, Julie Winokur, Bob Sacha, Katie Buono
Editor: Katie Buono
Executive Producer: Brian Storm

Docuseek2 subjects

Aging and Geriatrics
Alzheimer's Disease / Dementia
Sociology

Distributor subjects

Aging and geriatrics, Alzheimer's disease, Disability, Family issues, relationships, sociology
Expository
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Keywords

Alzheimers, Brian Storm, Julie Winokur, Dementia, Aging, Ed Kashi, Warren DeWitt, Arden Peters, Aging in America, Walmart; "Friends for Life"; MediaStorm

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