A House Divided: Caregiver Stress and Elder Abuse

A House Divided: Caregiver Stress and Elder Abuse

                                A House Divided: Caregiver Stress and Elder Abuse
| 35 min

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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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A House Divided: Caregiver Stress and Elder Abuse, Lyn Wright, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Lyn Wright
  • script
    Lyn Wright
  • narrator
    Lyn Wright
  • producer
    Silva Basmajian
  • executive producer
    John Spotton
  • 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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