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Distributor:  MediaStorm
Length:  37 minutes
Date:  2013
Genre:  Expository
Language:  English
Grade level: 7-12, college, adults
Color/BW:  Color
Closed captioning available
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Swan Song

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When Marilyn is diagnosed with dementia at age 58, her daughters refocused their lives to care for her during her most precious years. They try to juggle it all until they are forced to make a heartbreaking decision.

Swan Song

When Marilyn is diagnosed with dementia at age 58, her two daughters relocate and refocus their lives to care for her during her most precious years. They try to juggle it all, until they are forced to make a heartbreaking decision.

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Awards

Webby Year: 2014 Place: Honoree Category: Documentary: Individual Episode World Press Photo Year: 2014 Place: 3rd Prize Category: Multimedia Contest: Online Feature NPPA's Best of Photojournalism Year: 2014 Place: Honorable Mention Category: Documentary Multimedia Story

Citation

Main credits

Gershon, Rick (filmmaker)
Gershon, Rick (director of photography)
Greene, Caitlyn (filmmaker)
Greene, Caitlyn (film producer)

Other credits

Director of photography, Rick Gershon.


Distributor credits

Brian Storm

A film by: MediaStorm
Director of Photography: Rick Gershon
Additional Cinematography: Caitlyn Greene, Bret Curry
Editor and Producer: Caitlyn Greene
Associate Producer: Arkasha Stevenson
Graphics: Joe Fuller
Director and Executive Producer: Brian Storm

Docuseek2 subjects

Alzheimer's Disease / Dementia
Aging
Longterm Care

Distributor subjects

aging, dementia, women studies, family issues, psychology, sociology, healthcare, grief and recovery, depression
Expository
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Keywords

dementia, frontotemporal dementia, Houston, aging, sheltering arms, sandwich generation, neighborhood centers, NCI, sisters, Rick Gershon, mediastorm, swan song, assisted living, Marilyn Greer, Caitlyn Greene; "Swan Song"; MediaStorm

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