This is the subject of a new documentary from Emmy-nominated filmmaker Michelle Boyaner (Packed in a Trunk: The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson) called It’s Not A Burden: The Humor and Heartache of Raising Elderly Parents. The film from Gravitas Ventures is out June 1 via video on demand services. Featuring filmmaker Michelle Boyaner’s complex and tender journey caring for her own parents, the film also provides a glimpse into the lives of several other families each with their own diverse backgrounds, unique challenges, and personalities. The film’s synopsis describes the documentary as “an intimate, humorous and heartfelt journey into the stories of adult children navigating the challenges and joys of caring for their aging parents.
Barbara Green (A Finished Life: The Goodbye….