Moving with Grace
Moving with Grace Previous Broadcasts
KQED World: Fri, Feb 12, 2016 -- 6:00 AM
Like many baby boomers, former NBC anchor Stone Phillips and his siblings found themselves caring for their aging parents. Ninety-two-year-old Vic, a World War II veteran, copes with chronic heart issues, although his mind and memory remain "as reliable as a Bob Gibson fastball." Grace, his wife of 66 years, suffers from dementia, which robs the once-gregarious former teacher of her short-term memory. MOVING WITH GRACE, an intimate documentary Phillips produced and shot, follows this charming couple as they move out of the family home in Missouri and adapt to life first in a retirement community and later in an assisted-living facility. This honest and, at times, poignant story highlights the common struggles associated with elder care and its consequences.
- KQED World: Sun, Feb 14, 2016 -- 1:00 AM
- KQED World: Fri, Feb 12, 2016 -- 12:00 PM