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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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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 Cannot Tell You How I FeelI Cannot Tell You How I Feel

Filmmaker Su Friedrich moves her fiesty mother into an "independent living" facility.

Icarus Films ♦ 2018 ♦ 42 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
Is It the Right Time?  The Nursing Home DecisionIs It the Right Time? The Nursing Home Decision

Following up on More Than a Thousand Tomorrows, Is It the Right Time deals with the tough decision of nursing home placement

Terra Nova Films ♦ 2010 ♦ 13 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
Let's Face It-Women Explore Their Aging FacesLet's Face It-Women Explore Their Aging Faces

A touching and honest glimpse into the intimate self-explorations of several women in their 40's, 50's, and 60's as they face the natural reality of sags and bags, lines and wrinkles.

Terra Nova Films ♦ 2002 ♦ 26 minutes
The Silver AgeThe Silver Age
Growing population of elderly worldwide seeks purpose and care.
Bullfrog Films ♦ 2000 ♦ 25 minutes ♦ 7-12, College, Adult
Look Us in the Eye: the Old Women's ProjectLook Us in the Eye: the Old Women's Project

Founders of the Old Women's Project, an activist organization that challenges ageism

Terra Nova Films ♦ 2007 ♦ 25 minutes
More Than a Thousand TomorrowsMore Than a Thousand Tomorrows

A follow-up to the video, A Thousand Tomorrows, More Than A Thousand Tomorrows revisits one of the couples, Everett and Betty Jordan and looks at the changes Alzheimer's causes in their intimate relationship.

Terra Nova Films ♦ 2003 ♦ 22 minutes

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