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The Forgetting

Grade Levels: 9 - 12
Core Subject(s): Health Education
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  • The Forgetting. Alzheimer's: The Help You Need.

    Alzheimer's: The Help You Need is a half-hour program hosted by David Hyde Pierce that features a discussion between top Alzheimer's experts from around the nation and a studio audience of people whose lives have been effected by Alzheimer's. No matter what your relationship to Alzheimer's, this show will outline what you need to know about Alzheimer's and where you can turn for help. This program is a companion to the documentary The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's and was originally broadcast immediately following the documentary.

    Length: 00:30:27
  • The Forgetting. The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's.

    The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's follows the trials and triumphs of researchers battling Alzheimer's on the front lines. Dr. Steven DeKosky and his team conduct breakthrough scientific tests, while Dr. Rudy Tanzi, pioneer in the field of genetics, tells of groundbreaking discoveries that may help pinpoint the cause of Alzheimer's. The experts make the research palpable and real, explaining in down-to-earth terms how Alzheimer's dismantles the day-to-day lives of Gladys, Fran and Isabelle. This documentary is a dramatic, compassionate, all-encompassing look at Alzheimer's that weaves together the history and biology of the disease, the intense real-world experiences of Alzheimer's patients and caregivers, and the race to find a cure.

    Length: 00:01:00



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