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)
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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.