B&W Documentary Photography – The Disabled, Dependent & Lonely American Elderly

Edge of Humanity Magazine

This documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Documentary Photographer Tui Sigman

From project “Ashby Care Center by Tui Sigman.

Click on any image to see Tui’s documentary & travel photography.

Ashby Care Center, California, USA Ashby Care Center, California, USA

Ageing and mortality are some of the universal issues that we all inevitably face as humans. In the two years I spent documenting the life of the seniors at Ashby Care Center, California, I learnt that most people residing here were not in a physical, mental or emotional state to live independently, hence were either abandoned by their near and dear or just had no body else. 

Ashby Care Center, California, USA Ashby Care Center, California, USA

Ashby Care Center, California, USA Ashby Care Center, California, USA

This photographic project explores the mental, emotional and physical states of the ageing individual living a sedentary lifestyle, in a sterile environment separated from family and friends. In the process I was connected to…

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