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He Wouldn't Turn Me Loose
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(Terra Nova Films, 2012), 49 mins

This film presents the real-life case of 96-year-old Miss Mary, who was financially exploited and later, sexually assaulted by her grandson. Miss Mary had been living with her grandson and his wife for five years during which financial abuse took place. Then, one evening, when his wife was out, the grandson sexual...

(Terra Nova Films, 2012), 49 mins
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Into the Other Lane
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(Terra Nova Films, 2010), 1 hour

This two-part DVD presents a compassionate, yet realistic portrait of the many issues faced by persons with dementia, (and their caregivers) when a decision has to be made about giving up driving. Part One: Stories shows the real stories of five persons with dementia, and the impact that no longer being safe to dr...

(Terra Nova Films, 2010), 1 hour
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Look Us in the Eye: the Old Women's Project
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(Terra Nova Films, 2007), 26 mins

This spirited award-winning documentary introduces us to Cynthia Rich, Janice Keaffaber, and Mannie Garza, the founders of the Old Women's Project, an activist organization that challenges ageism while supporting issues of social justice. Armed with their signature puppet named POWER (which stands for Pissed Old W...

(Terra Nova Films, 2007), 26 mins
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No Age Limit: Creativity and Aging
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(Terra Nova Films, 2009), 28 mins

This new compilation DVD explores the life-enhancing impact of continued creativity and artistic expression--well into the later years! It uses brief excerpts that profile the creative process of elder artists, introduces us to a 90-something actress who grabs life with both hands, and demonstrates how creative ex...

(Terra Nova Films, 2009), 28 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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Learning to Speak Alzheimer's: The Habilitation Approach to Care
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(Terra Nova Films, 2008), 33 mins

Applying the basic concepts of habilitation (which is simply caregiving that embraces the remaining abilities of the person with dementia), the video shows how to create a suitable environment in which the person can lead a quality life through proactive adjustments. The practical information in this video will en...

(Terra Nova Films, 2008), 33 mins
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Positive Images of Aging
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(Terra Nova Films, 2007), 55 mins

Positive Images of Aging is a compilation DVD that gives you access to 14 different video segments, 3-5 minutes in length, that each reflect on a positive image of aging. Because they are chaptered on the DVD, you have instant access to any of the 14 segments. Show one or more of them to clients, or incorporate th...

(Terra Nova Films, 2007), 55 mins
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The Age of Discovery
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(Terra Nova Films, 2004), 57 mins

Blessed with unprecedented longevity, physical vitality, and imbued with the experience and wisdom that comes with age, we finally have a change to do things we've never done before. This film offers a compelling prospect for living our later years as a unique, exuberant time of life on its own authentic terms. A...

(Terra Nova Films, 2004), 57 mins
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Elder Abuse: Five Case Studies
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(Terra Nova Films, 1990), 43 mins

Thousands of older Americans are subjected to physical and emotional abuse by a spouse or adult child. In this video, the candid accounts of sufferers offer insights into the ambivalent feelings of older abuse victims as they try to find safety, and relief from their pain. Through their struggle, we also see a var...

(Terra Nova Films, 1990), 43 mins
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