In "Old People Driving," filmmaker Shaleece Haas examines how aging Americans can balance safety and independence as the ranks of drivers 85 and older surpasses 3 million. This excerpt is part of The Economist Film Project series of independently produced films aired in partnership between The Economist and the NewsHour.
Baby boomers have reached retirement age, and as the medical field continues to make advances, people are living longer lives. Listen to a fabulous discussion about the needs of the elderly and how we can minister to them.
Missy formerly sang and spoke in nursing homes. She was the founder of Missy Tate Ministries in Annapolis, MD. She recorded several albums targeted at the elderly. She also founded several nursery schools and kindergarten.Missy went to live with the Lord in December, 2005.
James and Shirley Dobson's delightful daughter, Danae, has dedicated her time and talents to caring for the older generation. Danae has a gift for reaching people of all ages with the love of Christ. It's a wonderful reminder for each of us to take time out for those who may have been forgotten.
Dr. Jim Conway, a man of great faith, was shaken to the core on the day his 16-year-old daughter Becki lost her leg to the ravages of cancer. We’ll peer into a father's broken heart as he asks, “Can we really believe Romans 8:28? Do ‘all things work together for good?’” His answer will inspire you.