(previous posts here)

Update 1/8/16: Diana has decided not to move, the situation is still being resolved so she can be happy and do as she wishes.  We will update when we can.  In the meantime please know this is her decision, MPTF did do the right thing in the end.  you can read Diana’s statement here.

12/15 update:

We did it everyone! From Ron Hutchinson:

I am very happy to report a happy ending to our efforts to help “Baby Peggy” Diana Serra Cary — at 97 our oldest surviving silent film star. Following much publicity about Diana’s urgent care needs on social media, the Motion Picture and Television had a social worker visit and perform a very detailed assessment. the MFTF then requested and received necessary financial paperwork for review.

MPTF CEO Bob Beitcher earlier this week kindly offered to Diana the opportunity to take residence at their Country Home campus in Woodland Hills. They have an extensive caregiving staff, social engagement with other industry members, assisted living and long term care, and healthy dining options. This is a very generous offer that essentially means Diana can address all of her needs immediately in a beautiful setting. I could not have asked for a better outcome. Diana has just accepted the MPTF’s generous offer, and will be making the move early next year. Once there, I hope many of you in the area will visit her. She greatly appreciates the outpouring of support she has receive which I’ve told her about.

So… a very sweet and happy end to what became a true Christmas story!


I didn’t think too much of Bob Beitcher after that mean girl email. BUT this is very upstanding of him. Diana likely wouldn’t have qualified do to technicalities to get into the home (her career was 18 years, they want 20, she has very little paperwork left to show that.) This is a wonderful outcome and I’m very pleased. THANK YOU ALL FOR HELPING!!!!

When there are updates to this (visit info, new fan mail address) we will update.

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