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More Than a Thousand Tomorrows

A follow-up to the video, A Thousand Tomorrows: Intimacy,Sexuality, and Alzheimer's, More Than A Thousand Tomorrows revisits one of the couples, Everett and Betty Jordan. This film looks at the progression of changes Alzheimer's causes in their intimate relationship-over a seven year period. Central to the video is Everett's candid discussion of his feelings and decisions regarding his ongoing intimate relationship with Betty, and how he has coped. Updated with a Bonus Feature: 'Is it the Right Time?': The Nursing Home Decision. In this newly added feature, several of Everett and Betty's children come together to discuss the issue of how the decision to place Betty in a long-term care facility was made-and how it might have been handled better. Their frank and honest discussion sheds light on the importance of keeping family communication open around the timing of this very emotional and difficult decision.

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Main credits

Kuhn, Daniel (interviewer)
Kuhn, Daniel (consultant)
Vanden Bosch, James (film producer)
Vanden Bosch, James (film director)
Vanden Bosch, James (editor of moving image work)

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Videographers, David Jousma, Mirko Popadich; editors, James Vanden Bosch, James Riemersma; consultant, Daniel Kuhn.


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Family Caregiving, Alzheimer's- Dementia Care, Challenges & Rewards , Health & Wellness, Sexuality, intimacy & Aging; "More Than a Thousand Tomorrows"; Terra Nova Films

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