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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

National Film Board of Canada screening, "The Elder Project"

The National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE) and the Canadian Association on Gerontology are pleased to partner in the following screening of the National Film Board of Canada, taking place this Friday, October 1st in Toronto:

Special event in honour of International Day of Older Persons

Friday, October 1, 2010 at 3 PM

"Sensitive, intimate and moving."

- Dr. Norah Keating, Chair, North American Region, International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Our older seniors - those aged 80 and over - have become the fastest-growing segment of the world's population and yet their voices are rarely heard. The Elder Project follows seven diverse seniors over two years, recording their experiences for a series of short and candid episodic stories. Extending beyond a discussion of the limitations of age and disease, the film provides intimate insight into the lives of older adults.
NFB MEDIATHEQUE | 150 John St., Toronto | 416-973-3012 |
Followed by a panel discussion.

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