Coming of Age in Aging America

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield
7:00 PM, Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Location: Ridgefield (click for map)

This penetrating documentary suggests that America’s social and economic institutions will – and must – change to adapt to a staggering demographic transformation where more than half of the world’s population will eventually be over the age of fifty. The film examines the current social security system; looks at the data being collected on the aging brain and body at a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) lab; explores a town re-designing itself for multi-generational use; and observes a large medical system remolding its work environment to both retain older workers and welcome younger ones.

Share thoughts and questions during our moderated post-film community discussion.

This showing is free, but donations are appreciated to cover our costs. Snacks and beverages are available for purchase. Doors open at 6:15 pm.


Special Guests: Chuck Green from the Clark County Commission on Aging

Sponsors: Ridgefield Community Library The Old Liberty Theater

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Release Year: 2017

Running Time: 58 min

Director: Christine Herbes-Sommers

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