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Labour of Love - DVD ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB528520
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Adam Symansky, Hillary Armstrong, Don Haig, Sally Bochner
Directors:  Dan Curtis
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Health and Medicine, Seniors, Social Issues, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary, Adult, Educators
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1998
Running Time:  44:51
Closed Captions:  Yes

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Walk through almost any neighbourhood, and behind one of those front doors you'll find a family caregiver. The numbers are staggering. Over 25 million North Americans are currently looking after elderly relatives with health problems.

Shot over an entire year, Labour of Love shows the human side of caregiving - the loving bonds, the frustrations and heartaches, the mundane tasks and the constant fatigue.

Labour of Love includes five intimate profiles of caregivers and their families. This special video takes us to the heart of what it means to be a caregiver, offering hope for everyone who is caring for a family member.

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