Segments in this Video

Signs of Alzheimer's (05:43)


A woman describes her family noticing cognitive issues with her mother. A doctor discusses seeing the stress on family members and caregivers.

Alzheimer's Loss (02:57)

A man discusses feeling he was robbed of his mother, and she was robbed of her career. He talks of his heartbreak while being her caregiver.

Lengths of Caregiving (02:28)

A man talks about his siblings criticizing his care of their mother with Alzheimer's but offering no solutions. He struggled with the decisions he had to make.

Effects of Alzheimer's (01:53)

A woman talks about how her grandmother's behavior changed with Alzheimer's. Her grandmother died after she forgot how to swallow.

Adapting to Alzheimer's (02:10)

A woman talks about the difficulty of leaving her mother in a nursing home. She struggled to learn how to live without her.

Caregiving (03:03)

A woman talks about the dedication it takes to be a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer's. Many caregivers struggle to move on once the person dies.

Credits: My Story of Alzheimer's Disease (00:56)

Credits: My Story of Alzheimer's Disease

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My Story of Alzheimer's Disease

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What is it really like to care for a someone with Alzheimer’s Disease? In this award-winning short film, five diverse caregivers and a compassionate psychiatrist express the fear, heartbreak, and isolation that are part of caring for a loved one who suffers from a disease that is still so misunderstood by many people. The film offers an uplifting message, focusing on the love that underlines their journey and that gives them the strength to go on with meaning and purpose, even after their loved one has passed. The purpose of this inspirational and informative film is to educate the public and raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and Alzheimer’s caregivers as well as give comfort and support to anyone who has cared for someone they love.

Length: 20 minutes

Item#: BVL280739

ISBN: 979-8-88678-195-3

Copyright date: ©2020

Closed Captioned

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