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. 92-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.
This intimate documentary, which 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