The 2017 Oscar-nominated documentary Edith+Eddie tells the story of Edith Hill and Eddie Harrison, who marry in their mid-90s and become known online as "America’s oldest interracial couple". More than an inspiring love story, theirs also is a cautionary and heart-breaking tale about the state of elder justice and guardianship in the US as Hill's daughters battle over her care and the wishes of the couple to remain together. More →
Executive Director, Heights and Hills
Supporting Brooklyn’s Older Adults
Judy Willig has been the Executive Director of Heights and Hills, a community-based agency serving older adults in Brooklyn, NY since 1986. Recently, the organization has expanded to become one of the largest case management agencies for the elderly in NYC, has initiated a caregiver services program, became a recipient of a New York State Office for the Aging “Empowering Communities for Aging in Place” grant, and became one of the first CMS-funded care transitions programs in NYC.