Alzheimer's Disease: Facing the Facts

Alzheimer's Disease: Facing the Facts

Director: Glenn Orkin

Cast: Glenn Orkin, Edward Herrmann

     
 

Narrated by Edward Herrmann, this documentary examines many different aspects of Alzheimer's disease. In addition to profiling people who suffer from it, and the family members who help care for the afflicted, the filmmakers explain how even though the diagnosis rates for the disease continue to climb, the illness does not get the attention that other major medical… See more details below

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Narrated by Edward Herrmann, this documentary examines many different aspects of Alzheimer's disease. In addition to profiling people who suffer from it, and the family members who help care for the afflicted, the filmmakers explain how even though the diagnosis rates for the disease continue to climb, the illness does not get the attention that other major medical challenges - such as cancer - receive.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/17/2009
UPC:
0783421431997
Original Release:
2008
Rating:
NR
Source:
Wgbh / Pbs
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Letterbox]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
0:56:00
Sales rank:
69,973

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Disc #1 -- Alzheimer's Disease: Facing the Facts
1. Introduction [1:30]
2. Stealing Humanity [5:43]
3. Not a Normal Part of Aging [11:52]
4. A Dark Future [13:23]
5. To Conquer Disease [9:59]
6. Lifestyle Choices [10:03]
7. Hope for the Future [5:12]

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