25 May 2009

New online TV program - The Alzheimer's Project

New documentary gives inside look at Alzheimer's
ABC News (US): 6 May 2009
Maria Shriver, California first lady, author and journalist is giving others the opportunity to get the same look at the disease with her documentary "The Alzheimer's Project." > read news story and watch interview with Maria Shriver (8:40)

Other news stories: New York Times : San Francisco Chronicle : Los Angles Times

The Alzheimer’s Project includes the following documentaries:
  • Memory Loss Tapes - This verité documentary profiles seven people living with the disease, each in an advancing state of dementia across the full spectrum of the progression of the disease.
  • Grandpa do you know who I am - This film tells five stories of children, ages 6-15, who are coping with grandfathers or grandmothers who have Alzheimer's disease.
  • Movements in science (1 & 2) - This two-hour, two-part documentary takes viewers inside the laboratories and clinics of 25 leading scientists and physicians, revealing some of the most cutting-edge research advances.
  • Caregivers - Caregivers is a collection of five portraits, each of which highlights the sacrifices and successes of people experiencing their loved one's gradual descent into dementia.

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