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At The Breaking Point: Emotions & Ethics in Family Caregiving
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produced by Association for Gerontology in Higher Education and Terra Nova Films (Chicago, IL: Terra Nova Films, 2009), 47 mins

This new compilation video gets to the emotional and ethical core of family caregiving. It offers short video excerpts, (3- to 8-minutes each) that reflect on several crucial aspects of family caregiving - from the effects of Alzheimer's on the spousal relationship to the right to die with dignity. Each excerpt sh...

produced by Association for Gerontology in Higher Education and Terra Nova Films (Chicago, IL: Terra Nova Films, 2009), 47 mins
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Is It the Right Time? The Nursing Home Decision
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(Terra Nova Films, 2010), 13 mins

This follow-up DVD to More Than a Thousand Tomorrows (the story of Betty and Everett Jordan's struggle with Alzheimer's Disease) deals with the tough decision of nursing home placement, and how the Jordan family struggled with that decision. In this DVD, Is it the Right Time? The Nursing Home Decision, several of...

(Terra Nova Films, 2010), 13 mins
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More Than Words: A New Culture of Care and Communicating with Persons Who Have Dementia
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directed by Jim Vanden Bosch, 1947-; produced by Jim Vanden Bosch, 1947-, Terra Nova Films (Chicago, IL: Terra Nova Films, 2011), 25 mins

In the same vein as the best-selling title, Choice and Challenge: Caring for Aggressive Older Adults Across Levels of Care, this new culture-changing video demonstrates (though real interactions) how person-centered care and knowledge of the resident can reduce dementia-related episodes, such as, sundowning and...

directed by Jim Vanden Bosch, 1947-; produced by Jim Vanden Bosch, 1947-, Terra Nova Films (Chicago, IL: Terra Nova Films, 2011), 25 mins
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Sexuality, Intimacy, and Dementia in Residential Care Settings
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(Terra Nova Films, 2017), 1 hour 18 mins

An exploration of the complex issues surrounding sexuality and dementia, including quality of life, capacity to consent, resident protections, and potential legal issues.

(Terra Nova Films, 2017), 1 hour 18 mins
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There is a Place
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(Terra Nova Films, 2016), 17 mins

This inspiring new film takes us to a place...a place where the healing power of music transcends Alzheimer's, loneliness, and confusion to usher in a sense of happiness and belonging. The film follows singer-songwriter Lior Tsarfaty as he visits Alzheimer's care communities and engages the residents in music, son...

(Terra Nova Films, 2016), 17 mins
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I Won't Go
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(Terra Nova Films, 2010), 29 mins

I was born in this house. I will never leave this house. I'm pretty happy.' - Oli Truss. Meet Oli Truss. She's an eccentric ex-headmistress in her nineties, who now lives isolated and housebound in her condemned country cottage, her companions being a cat, a dog, and a small Shetland pony named 'Baby'. The cottage...

(Terra Nova Films, 2010), 29 mins
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Alzheimers and African Americans
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(Terra Nova Films, 2007), 28 mins

This 27-minute film looks at the high incidences of Alzheimer's in the African-American community as it documents the intimate, first-hand experiences of several families providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer's. The film intersperses information from health professionals throughout, making way for realisti...

(Terra Nova Films, 2007), 28 mins
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Backing Out of Time
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(Terra Nova Films, 2015), 59 mins

Over a three-year period, this intimate film balances the honest emotions and real concerns of five diverse families as they navigate a new and often sudden terrain--that of caregiving. From early uncertainties to the realities of day care (emotional frustrations, financial obstacles, and lifestyle changes), the f...

(Terra Nova Films, 2015), 59 mins
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Cyber-Seniors
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(Terra Nova Films, 2014), 1 hour 15 mins

Humorous, heartwarming, and empowering, CYBER-SENIORS adds to the important international conversation about the growing generation gap. Focusing on a group of senior citizens who take their first steps into cyber-space under the tutelage of teenage mentors, the film expertly renders a thought-provoking look at a...

(Terra Nova Films, 2014), 1 hour 15 mins
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Grow Old Along With Me: The Poetry of Aging
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(Terra Nova Films, 2000), 1 hour 11 mins

'Life doesn't end at a certain age.' Through many diverse faces (from artists and actors to an opera singer and a Buddhist nun), this film takes the viewer on a poignant, engaging journey that shows aging, itself, as an ongoing creative process that fully unravels only when we embrace the richness that the 'later...

(Terra Nova Films, 2000), 1 hour 11 mins
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