PBS documentary Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts

Don’t miss PBS’ powerful documentary ‘Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts’ on the national threat posed by Alzheimer’s disease. The documentary illuminates the social and economic consequences for the country unless a medical breakthrough is discovered. ‘Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts’ premieres Wednesday, 1/25 at 10/9c

Watch Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts here:  http://www.pbs.org/video/2365872329/


Documentary on positive impact of creative arts on Alzheimer’s screens in Palm Coast, Florida August 2015

Documentary on creative activities in dementia will be shown 31 August in Palm Coast, Florida. Pop by if you are in the area!

I Remember Better When I Paint

The documentary I Remember Better When I Paint screens on August 31, 2015 in Palm Coast, Florida hosted by the  Palm Coast Arts Foundation in partnership with Florida Hospital Flagar, the Flagler County Art League and the Central and North Florida of the Alzheimer’s Association.

When: Monday, August 31, 2:00 pm
Where: Florida Hospital Flagler, 60 Memorial Medical Parkway (south entrance, classrooms A&B)
Registration: There is no cost to attend, however pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Please contact the Palm Coast Arts Foundation at (386) 263-2991 or pcaf@cfl.rr.com to secure your reservation.

I Remember Better When I Paint, narrated by Olivia de Havilland, is the first international documentary about the positive impact of art and other creative therapies on people with Alzheimer’s and how these approaches can change the way we look at the disease. Among those who are featured are noted doctors and…

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Culture change: Using imagination in dementia care

Forget About Memory, Focus on Imagination!

Dementia films and documentaries

If you’re like me, you like watching films about dementia 🙂

Here’s a list of films about dementia for your viewing pleasure. Most are in English, but I hope to keep growing the list!

You can also look under Reviews on my blog to read about films I have seen.

If you watch one of these or have others to add to the list, I would love to get your opinion in the comments below!

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Film review! “Alive Inside”

Let me start by saying, if you haven’t seen Alive Inside, please do. I saw it first a few months ago and have been watching it again as part of the training for a music activity program I am working on with Copenhagen Living Lab.

This film touches on many of the things that I love about working with people with dementia and their families. You provide the highest quality care by knowing the person and learning to listen to them guide you towards what they need. I felt my own heart in this film. I laughed, I cried, I was inspired. It’s an excellent documentary and definitely recommended!

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