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Adaptation and Aging: Life in a Nursing Home / Indiana U Audio-Visual Center
Date
1978
Main contributor
Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Summary
Investigates the adaptations and adjustments of one group of elderly people to life in a nursing home by intermixing scenes of a typical day with comments by anthropologist Philip Stafford, a participant observer in the home. Describes the events shown in the context of the residents' cultural adaptations to life in the nursing home.  Stresses the importance of observing significant yet somewhat obscure details because "things are not always what they seem."
Contributor
Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
Indiana U Instructional Support Ser
Subjects
Human geography; Nursing homes; Older people; Aging; Anthropology List; Campus Catalog; Nursing List
Location
North America
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (15 min.) sound,color; 16 mm
Notes

Statement of Responsibility

Indiana U Audio-Visual Center

Other Identifier
Catalog Key: 7814325