A House Divided: Caregiver Stress and Elder Abuse

Through 4 moving portraits, this short documentary sheds light on the tragedy of caregiver stress and elder abuse. The abuse takes many forms, ranging from wilful neglect and financial exploitation to physical assault. The film portrays the emotional complexity of family relationships that can lead to abuse of the elderly, the anguish and isolation of its victims, and the need for community understanding and support.

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Film Credits

director
Lyn Wright
script
Lyn Wright
narrator
Lyn Wright
producer
Silva Basmajian
cinematography
John Walker
David Meyers
Charles Konowal
sound
Ross Redfern
Stephen Longstreth
Michael Mirus
editing
John Kramer
sound editing
Eva Jaworska
re-recording
Jack Heeren
music
Randolph Peters

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