Join Early Retirement Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Penelope - NPR Nursing Home Special
Old 05-08-2015, 11:00 AM   #1
Full time employment: Posting here.
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 576
Penelope - NPR Nursing Home Special

I know their is conversation from time to time about nursing homes. I saw this and thought some people might be interested in watching.

[I][I]What happens when a nursing home decides to throw out the bingo boards and take on the Odyssey instead? Penelope: The Documentary tells the story of how residents, some with severe dementia or wheel-chair bound, collaborate with playwright Anne Basting and Sojourn Theater to create “Finding Penelope”, a play reinterpreting Homer’s Odyssey to tell it from Penelope’s point of view. As we learned, some heroes stay at home!

The film is a beautiful exploration of how the residents, actors and students collaborated, from reading the Odyssey together to learning Greek and eventually putting on a professional play featuring scenes all over the nursing home and an audience of over 400 moving through the space. Whether you want to be entertained, you work with older adults, you’re an artist or you are looking for your own adventure — you’ll love Penelope. Visit The Penelope Project website to learn more and buy the film or arrange a screening.




Penelope | 371 Productions
__________________
davef is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that Early-Retirement.org is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tax filing status- one parent in nursing home bizlady FIRE and Money 4 10-24-2010 11:26 AM
Nursing Home Expenses -- 300 foot view bizlady Life after FIRE 4 01-10-2010 07:51 PM
PACE programs - alternative to nursing home care simple girl Health and Early Retirement 0 04-17-2008 07:54 AM
Nursing Home Bar REWahoo Other topics 12 11-22-2005 07:49 PM

 

 
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:33 AM.
 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.