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WGBH Forum Network; FRONTLINE: Living Old

11/16/2006

FRONTLINE: Living Old Miri Navasky, producer, FRONTLINE Karen O'Connor, producer, FRONTLINE Mike Sullivan, executive producer, special projects, FRONTLINE The Boston Center for Adult Education hosts a preview screening and panel discussion of FRONTLINE: Living Old a new PBS documentary examining America's looming health care crisis. Produced by Miri Navasky and Karen O'Connor, Living Old explores how the nation's already overburdened geriatric health-care system is facing a possible meltdown, as Americans age 85 and over now represent the fastest-growing segment of the population at a time when there are fewer and fewer workers to care for them. Miri Navasky and Karen O'Connor discuss the film and answer audience questions, along with geriatrics experts and representatives from the Executive Office of Elder Affairs and the All Care Visiting Nurse Association. Mike Sullivan, FRONTLINE executive producer for special projects, moderates the discussion.


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Series
WGBH Forum Network
Program
FRONTLINE: Living Old
Program Number

3251

Series Description

The WGBH Forum Network is an audio and video streaming Website dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. These events are hosted by world-class cultural and educational organizations in the Greater Boston area. Through this online service thousands of interested people across the world partake of these lectures from the comfort of their home or office at any time they choose. We are proud of the role we serve in our community, of protecting and projecting the public voice; and of informing and inspiring that public voice to foster deeper understanding of and civic engagement in important issues.

Program Description

FRONTLINE: LIVING OLD MIRI NAVASKY, PRODUCER, FRONTLINE KAREN O'CONNOR, PRODUCER, FRONTLINE MIKE SULLIVAN, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, SPECIAL PROJECTS, FRONTLINE

THE BOSTON CENTER FOR ADULT EDUCATION HOSTS A PREVIEW SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION OF FRONTLINE: LIVING OLD A NEW PBS DOCUMENTARY EXAMINING AMERICA'S LOOMING HEALTH CARE CRISIS. PRODUCED BY MIRI NAVASKY AND KAREN O'CONNOR, LIVING OLD EXPLORES HOW THE NATION'S ALREADY OVERBURDENED GERIATRIC HEALTH-CARE SYSTEM IS FACING A POSSIBLE MELTDOWN, AS AMERICANS AGE 85 AND OVER NOW REPRESENT THE FASTEST-GROWING SEGMENT OF THE POPULATION AT A TIME WHEN THERE ARE FEWER AND FEWER WORKERS TO CARE FOR THEM. MIRI NAVASKY AND KAREN O'CONNOR DISCUSS THE FILM AND ANSWER AUDIENCE QUESTIONS, ALONG WITH GERIATRICS EXPERTS AND REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF ELDER AFFAIRS AND THE ALL CARE VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION. MIKE SULLIVAN, FRONTLINE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER FOR SPECIAL PROJECTS, MODERATES THE DISCUSSION.

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Broadcast program

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Video

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Citation
Chicago: “WGBH Forum Network; FRONTLINE: Living Old,” 11/16/2006, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_49DC74ED25EA4D398C28468D7CFBD057.
MLA: “WGBH Forum Network; FRONTLINE: Living Old.” 11/16/2006. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_49DC74ED25EA4D398C28468D7CFBD057>.
APA: WGBH Forum Network; FRONTLINE: Living Old. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_49DC74ED25EA4D398C28468D7CFBD057
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