Your Turn To Care

Your Turn To Care logo What happens when we suddenly become the caregivers... When it's suddenly our turn? America's growing generation of Baby Boomers now faces a challenge they were never prepared for: Taking care of ailing or aging loved ones. In this new documentary series produced by KCET, host Holly Robinson Peete takes viewers on journeys into this often heart-wrenching passage of life exploring the overwhelming challenges faced by caregivers of every ilk. Four, half-hour episodes focus on different families who find themselves at an important stage along the caregiving path, offering viewers solutions and hope through inspiring stories and a multitude of resources. Robinson Peete, an acclaimed actress and award-winning author, also shares her own experiences of caring for her father who had Parkinson's disease and her son who has Autism.

The first shows, which also feature personal stories of courage from actresses Monica Potter and Patricia Richardson, will focus on key caregiver issues including: the difficult talk with your aging parents about planning for the future; taking away your parents' car keys and the loss of freedom that means for them; and managing parents who live far away.

Viewers can also access the show's robust web site (www.yourturntocare.org) to explore a wealth of additional information, such as extended interviews and back stories, helpful links and resources as well as tips from guest experts, including best-selling author Gail Sheehy.

Your Turn to Care is made possible by MetLife Foundation, California Community Foundation, The Lippey Family Trust, Gladyce L. Foster.

Press Contact
Ariel Carpenter
Executive Director of Communications
email: acarpenter@kcet.org
tel: 323-953-5243
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Your Turn To Care Host Holly Robinson Peete


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Gail Sheehy

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Gail Sheehy


The Urquiza Family

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The Urquiza Family


Marta Urquiza

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Marta Urquiza


Algerine Correia

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Algerine Correia

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Algerine Correia


Gunn Leater

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John and Barbara Whitmarsh

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Barbara and John Whitmarsh


Edgar Phillips and Alice Bryant

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Edgar Phillips and Alice Bryant


Phyllis Karp

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Sonia Alvarado and Mother Natalia

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Sonia Alvarado and Mother Natalia


Cora Kreachbaum

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Cora Kreachbaum

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Cora Kreachbaum with husband


James Gray

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Stella Beltran

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Steve Lopez

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Press Contact
Ayn Allen
Sr. Manager, Corporate Communications
aallen@kcet.org
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