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'Assisted Living' Looks at Aging in America

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'Assisted Living' Looks at Aging in America

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'Assisted Living' Looks at Aging in America

'Assisted Living' Looks at Aging in America

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Assisted Living

A new film explores issues of aging in America in an unusual way. Assisted Living combines fiction and documentary footage to tell the story of a young janitor and an old woman. It takes place in a nursing home in Kentucky and was written and directed by 23-year-old Elliot Greenbaum.