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The Alzheimer’s Experience

The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer’s is a PBS documentary that originally aired during January, 2004 and was a primetime Emmy award winner that year. From time to time local PBS stations air the show. Visit http://www.pbs.org/theforgetting/about/index.html to find out if the show is scheduled to air on your local PBS station.

The 90 minute film is based on David Shenk’s best-selling book, The Forgetting.

PBS has a web site (http://www.pbs.org/theforgetting/) that covers the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, the experience, risk factors, coping, together time, and resources.