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The Caregiver’s Perspective on Alzheimer’s

Teepa Snow, Grandfather's Co-Caregiver
PBS MOVIE: Caregivers share their diverse experiences of caring for loved ones in the world of dementia. (Video)

From diagnosis to saying the long goodbye, Alzheimer’s is more than memory loss. It affects many generations and is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. Teepa Snow, Loretta Veney, Bob Schaefer and many more explain how they creatively navigate the frustrations, sorrows and complications of caring for a loved one who can no longer function safely on their own.

This documentary is a production of the Community Idea Stations and WCVE PBS.

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This site was inspired by my Mom’s autoimmune dementia.

It is a place where we separate out the wheat from the chaffe, the important articles & videos from each week’s river of news. With a new post on Alzheimer’s or dementia appearing on the internet every 7 minutes, the site’s focus on the best information has been a help to many over the past 15 years. Thanks to our many subscribers for your supportive feedback.

The site is dedicated to all those preserving the dignity of the community of people living with dementia.

Peter Berger, Editor

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