Apr 3, 2009

HBO 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 four-part documentary 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.

Air dates and times
Sunday, May 10 at 9 p.m. EST
– “The Memory Loss Tapes”

“The Memory Loss Tapes” takes an up-close and personal look at seven individuals living with Alzheimer’s, each in an advancing state of dementia across the full spectrum of the progression of 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 children’s film that captures what it means to be a child or grandchild of a person who is living with Alzheimer’s.

“Momentum in Science” is a state-of-the-science report that takes viewers inside the laboratories and clinics of 24 leading scientists and physicians, revealing some of the most cutting-edge Alzheimer research advances happening today.

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

“Caregivers” highlights the sacrifices and successes of people who experience their loved ones’ gradual descent into dementia. The evening concludes with “Momentum in Science, Part 2.”

‘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.

There is a special Sacramento Area Screening on Wednesday, April 15th, 2009 at the Varsity Theater - Davis, Ca.

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