Relationships – A Good Age: Episode 4
Relationships, episode four in A Good Age, deals with senior citizens who find themselves alone or isolated after the death of a partner. Therapists and counsellors offer bereavement advice, and stress the need for the bereaved to talk and learn to participate in normal life again. Eddie Johnston shares his harrowing yet uplifting story of experiencing the death of his first and second wives. Contributors delve into finding love again and discuss taboos around sexuality in later life.
A Good Age is a six-part television series, directed by Sé Merry Doyle, tackling head-on the myths and misconceptions that result in ageism. A forthright approach was taken throughout as the joys and realities of getting older are examined. This series is part of The Loopline Collection Volume 1. To watch more of the collection click here.