FRONTLINE

"Living Old" - Preview

Preview: Season 24 Episode 15 | 32s

Medical advances have enabled an unprecedented number of Americans to live longer lives, but this new longevity has unintended consequences. With families more dispersed than ever and a healthcare system overburdened, many experts fear that we are on the threshold of a major crisis in care.

Aired: 11/21/06

Rating: NR

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