About this Guide
This guide supports the courses AGNG 320 & AGNG 321 taught at the Universities at Shady Grove through the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).
For more resources on health risks older Americans face, see the subject guide: Aging: Major Health Risks.
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Sick Around America
This video is the first chapter of a five chapter program called "Sick Around America," a documentary about the U.S. health care system produced by Frontline, a public affairs series from PBS. You can watch the full program on Frontline's website by clicking here.
Additional programs that you can watch in their entirety on Frontline's site include "Sick Around the World" and "Living Old." "Sick Around the World" explores the health care systems of the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, Taiwan, and Switzerland. "Living Old" examines the new realities of aging in America.