Please join us for the North Carolina premiere of CARE, a stunning 1-hour documentary on the challenges faced by three aging Americans, their families and the people who care for them. The event is free.
When: Thursday, September 8, 6 PM
Where: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh, 3313 Wade Ave.
The film will be immediately followed by a panel discussion featuring:
- Representative Yvonne Lewis Holley
- Kim Thomas, CNA LPN, professional home are worker
- Bill Lamb, retired director, UNC’s Institute on Agin and Director of Friends of Residents in Long-Term Care
CARE offers a rare and intimate glimpse into the people and relationships that make up the world of paid home care. Undocumented Vilma lovingly cares for her 93-year-old Dee – a long-time independent businesswoman – who grapples with dementia 3,000 miles away from her closest family. Hurricane Sandy survivor, Delores patiently and expertly serves her clients, even as she faces homelessness. Peter was a reporter and CBS executive until a vicious form of Parkinson’s ended his work life. He and his wife Toni were looking forward to retirement and travel. Now the struggle to keep Peter home and to protect themselves from financial ruin.