"Art is the best way to make aging cool". In California, Tim Carpenter has developed a model of senior residences where life is enriched by the arts. Poetry, painting, theater and dance are the daily life of the inhabitants of these "Senior Arts Colony" subsidized housing.
"When we bought the house, I did not even see that there were Hollywood letters on the hill opposite." James is African-American, Inja is South Korean. They married in South Korea at a time when "mixed" unions were banned in the United States. Now based in Los Angeles, right in the heart of Hollywood, they welcome travelers every day with a good dose of humor and grilled bacon.
In the United States, volunteer retirees help children to master and learn English. "Most of these students do not speak English at home, but here they have the opportunity to read, to make mistakes, to learn how to communicate, and the long-term goal is them to succeed in high school."
In the indigenous communities of Colombia, many young people find themselves in a situation of academic failure, disconnected from the ancestral knowledge that makes the identity of their people. Linguist and Social Entrepreneur Abadio Green Stocel has invented an educational program where elders intervene in communities and schools to help younger generations understand where they come from and who they are.
Portraits of elderly around the world
Those who act
Those who act to strenghten the link between generations
Questions of generation
Crossing the views of youngsters and elderly on universal themes
Meeting the elderly all over the world
1 month, 1 country. In each country, a series of episodes to talk about aging in more positive way.