Care As You Are
This an introduction to ‘Care As You Are’ – an 80 minute film drama about the journey of a carer looking after her mother who is living with dementia. Carefully researched with carers, and written by a woman who cared for her own father for seven years, this is a compelling and reflective film and should resonate with many families today. Devised and directed by Joanna Procter for Reveal Productions and imaginAge™.
DVD with comprehensive booklet available on Amazon from 12th June.
Harvey is a founder member of AccessAll Areas Theatre Company and has appeared on stage and in films. In his 80s now, Harvey reflects on his acting career and what it has given him, and visits Hoxton Hall in east London where he has fond memories of performing there. Still acting in his 80s, in the film he steps onto the Hoxton Hall stage to relive his performances.
Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Awareness Week celebrating Kites making at Immacolata House in Langport, Somerset
Creativity! We had a joyful time, making kites and writing poetry together at Immacolata Care Home in Langport, Somerset. Everybody joined in and got their hands dirty – residents, their husbands, staff and some local children.
One is never too old to travel to family events. This is the story of a Grandmother’s journey 2,000 miles away from UK to the Republic of Georgia to celebrate her Grandson’s wedding.
Farming on Paros, Greece
The relationship between a Grandfather and a Grandson is shown on their farm on the Island of Paros, Greece. In his 70’s George grows olives, produces vines and his own wine and grows vegetables for his family and friends.
Costa in his 90s and his wife, Calitsa, tell the stories of life on Paros, Greece whilst showing us how to make baskets in the traditional way. We see him basket weaving with Alkis who has learnt the craft from him.