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  1. Future of Work and Death, The (2016)

    Director
    Sean Blacknell
    Subject
    Philosophy; Science
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 89 minutes), $295.00

    Provocative documentary in which worldwide experts in the fields of futurology, anthropology, neuroscience and philosophy consider the impact of technological advances on the two certainties of human life:...

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  2. Iris (2015)

    Director
    Albert Maysles
    Subject
    Arts and Humanities; Design
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 78 minutes), £9.99

    A documentary by Albert Maysles about Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. More than a...

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  3. Ambivalent Atheism: Neoliberalism and Old Age (2015)

    Producer
    Jayne Egerton
    Subject
    Religious studies; Social Studies

    Podcast. THINKING ALOUD is a BBC 4 radio discussion series first broadcast in 1998 and hosted by Laurie Taylor focusing on the latest social science research. In this edition Laurie Taylor talks to Lois Lee,...

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  4. Protecting Our Parents (2014)

    Subject
    Social welfare
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 180 minutes), £24.99

    Three part BBC series which takes an unflinching look at the increased demand on UK health services caused by an ageing population. With unprecedented access to the NHS and Social Services’ older adults...

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  5. Age is... (2014)

    Director
    Stephen Dwoskin
    Subject
    Film studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 75 minutes), £60.00 (institutional)

    An experimental feature meditating on the subjective experience and cultural concepts of ageing.

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  6. Ageing Populations (2013)

    Subject
    Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 28 minutes), £40.00

    This resource examines the current issues surrounding an ageing population in the UK, using East Devon as a case study. It illustrates the causes, impacts and management of the UK’s ageing population and...

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  7. Repairing the Code (2012)

    Subject
    Biology; Medical sciences

    Video recording of the Francis Crick Lecture given at the Royal Society on 7 December 2011 by Dr Simon Boulton from Cancer Research UK. DNA, also known as the ‘blue print’ of life, encodes the...

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  8. Golden Oldies (2012)

    Director
    Nick Poyntz
    Subject
    Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 59 minutes), £75.00

    This documentary looks at the lives of three elderly people: Doris, Kitty and Frank, all of whom are struggling to cope with poverty but attempting to face the future with stoicism and a sense of humour....

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  9. Bending the Aging Curve: A Periodized Prescription for Improved Aging (2011)

    Subject
    Social welfare; Sports science

    Video recording of a live webinar conducted by Human Kinetics 7 April 2011 April 7th. This is the third in the Raising the Bar series of monthly fitness and health webinars designed for instructing personal...

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  10. Aging Eye, The (2010)

    Director
    Karen Sutton
    Subject
    Medical sciences
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 82 minutes), $29.95

    Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in the United States in persons over age 65. This talk will focus on exciting new advances in treatment for this disease that have changed our...

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