Shedding a Bright Light on Caretakers, Your Turn to Care Wins Gracie Award Executive Producer Margaret Hussey Brings Critical Stories To Life
mercoledž, 19 Giugno 2013 - 01:06 AM - 5 Months, 3 ago
(Hollywood, California--June 18, 2013) Margaret Hussey, award winning producer of hundreds of hours of news and reality programs, will join her "women in media" colleagues in New York in June, when Your Turn To Care will receive a Gracie Award® for Outstanding Series. Hussey is the Executive Producer for "Your Turn to Care," produced by KCET. Your Turn to Care explores the often daunting challenges that face America's growing generation of baby boomers as they step up to care for ailing or aging loved ones. The series is hosted by acclaimed actress and award-winning author Holly Robinson Peete, who shares her own experiences of caring for her father who had Parkinson's disease. The series features a number of expert voices, most notably Gail Sheehy, author of Passages in Caregiving , who seek to contextualize the complex issues of caregiving for viewers, while highlighting personal stories from well-respected actors, television personalities, and journalists including Patricia Richardson (Home Improvement) , Monica Potter (Parenthood) , Hector Elizondo (Last Man Standing) , Robert David Hall (CSI Crime Scene Investigation) , Sandra Tsing Loh (NPR's Morning Edition, KPCC) and Steve Lopez (Los Angeles Times columnist) . The initiative was made possible with support from MetLife Foundation, California Community Foundation, The Lippey Family Trust and Gladyce L. Foster.