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The Alzheimer's Project HBO Documentary Puts Spotlight On Alzheimer's Disease; Premiere Screening at the Hennepin County Library in Downtown Minneapolis
Date:4/30/2009

MINNEAPOLIS, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota in collaboration with the Hennepin County Library is premiering the "Caregivers" segment of The Alzheimer's Project on May 12 at 6:00 p.m. at the Hennepin County Central Library. The screening will be followed by a question-and-answer panel of medical experts and caregivers.

While there is no cure for the disease, The Alzheimer's Project shows there is now genuine reason to be optimistic about the future. "The Alzheimer's Association anticipates this documentary to raise new awareness and understanding of Alzheimer's and change the way people think about this disease," said Mary Birchard, Executive Director of the Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota.

The first of the four documentaries in The Alzheimer's Project is "The Memory Loss Tapes" (debuting May 10), which provides 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. "Momentum In Science" (May 11 and 12) is a two-part state-of-the-science film that takes viewers inside the laboratories and clinics of 25 leading scientists and physicians, revealing some of the most cutting-edge research advances. "'Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am?' with Maria Shriver" (May 11) captures what it means to be a child or grandchild of one with Alzheimer's, while "Caregivers" (May 12) highlights the sacrifices and successes of people who experience their loved ones' descent into dementia.

In addition to the four part documentary are 15 short supplemental films, a robust web site and a nationwide community-based information and outreach campaign. Featured in "Momentum in Science" and in "The Supplemental Films" is the DeMoe family from Tioga, North Dakota. Using breakthrough imaging techniques, researchers are learning how Alzheimer's pathology p
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