HBO: The Alzheimer’s Project

n113941052176_137HBO: The Alzheimer’s Project

 

Watch “The Alzheimer’s Project” to take a look at the faces behind the disease – and the forces leading us toward a cure.

This May, tune into “The Alzheimer’s Project,” HBO’s multi-platform series that examines groundbreaking Alzheimer discoveries made by the country’s leading scientists and the effects this debilitating and fatal disease has on those with Alzheimer’s and their families. For additional details, please visit http://www.hbo.com/alzheimers OR http://www.alz.org/news_and_events_16202.asp

Sunday, May 10 at 9 p.m. EST
“The Memory Loss Tapes”

“The Memory Loss Tapes” takes an intimate look at seven individuals living with Alzheimer’s, seeking to introduce a new understanding by sharing the devastating experience of memory loss from the point of view of the person with the disease.

Monday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. EST
“Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am? With Maria Shriver” and “Momentum in Science, Part 1”

“Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am? With Maria Shriver” is a is geared toward children and young teens coping with a grandparent’s illness, and presents vignettes that can help a child understand and deal with a relative’s gradual decline into Alzheimer’s.

Tuesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. EST
“Caregivers” and “Momentum in Science, Part 2”

“Caregivers” is a collection of five family portraits that illustrate caring for the different stages of Alzheimer’s disease. The evening concludes with “Momentum in Science, Part 2.”

“Momentum in Science” is a two-part, state-of-science odyssey that takes viewers inside the laboratories and clinics of 25 leading physicians, revealing some of the most cutting-edge Alzheimer research advances.

“The Alzheimer’s Project” is a presentation of HBO Documentary Films and the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health in association with the Alzheimer’s Association, The Fidelity® Charitable Gift Fund and Geoffrey Beene Gives Back® Alzheimer’s Initiative.

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2 Responses

  1. I saw your post on Twitter on this. Thanks. I wish I had HBO!
    My dad died of early onset Alzheimer’s at Thanksgiving 2007. It’s a nasty disease and I hope you don’t know anyone who has it.
    -Miss Bert
    http://alzheimersdad.blogspot.com

  2. Hi Miss Bert,

    I don’t have HBO either so I found that you can buy the book or the DVD about the Project. Here is the link: http://store.hbo.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3473174&cp=3558258 Hope this helps!

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