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Title The Last Journey / Doc en Stock (Firm).
Imprint New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (48 min.)) : sound, color
Note Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 11, 2013.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Available only to authorized UTEP users.
10 & up.
Subject Ability, Influence of age on.
Age factors in disease.
Aging.
Death.
Families.
Health.
Intimacy (Psychology)
Medicine.
Older people.
Public health.
Terminal care.
Terminally ill.
Genre Educational films.
Internet videos.
Educational films.
Internet videos.
Contents Elderly Parent Care (2:34) -- Samuel: Parkinson's sufferer (1:23) -- When the Child Becomes the Parent (2:18) -- Samuele's New Home (1:57) -- Adjusting to the Nursing Home (2:08) -- Samuele's Final Home? (1:59) -- Betty: Living on Her Own (3:25) -- Betty's Relief (2:55) -- Betty's Rich Life (3:53) -- Alphonse: A Morning Visit (2:13) -- Feeling at Home (2:40) -- A Caregiver (3:37) -- Caring for Self, Caring for Father (2:22) -- Nattanson Household (2:42) -- Role of Grandparents (2:16) -- No Seclusion for the Nattansons (2:36) -- Anxiety of Aging (2:02) -- Our Golden Years (4:02) -- Credits: The Last Journey (0:38).
Summary If we're lucky, our parents live long enough to entrust us with protecting and caring for them. But the adult caregiver doesn't always feel so lucky-the burdens of decision making, of remaining involved and vigilant, are often overwhelming. What happens if this hardship becomes unmanageable? How can we best look after and safeguard our aging loved ones without losing a grip on our own lives in the process? This film brings those challenges into the light as it depicts what draws us closer to our elders, as well as what separates them from us, as they enter their final years. Both nursing home and home care options are discussed as the film explores four European family histories in which difficult choices had to be made. Even as these case studies point to hard logistical realities, they also evoke the raw emotional pathways that anyone caring for elders must inevitably navigate.
Other Author Doc en Stock (Firm)
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Films Media Group.