Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Movies about Alzheimer's and related dementias to go

Daily Herald
Arlington, Illinois
Your health
By Anna Madrzyk Daily Herald Staff

Movies to go
You've heard of pocket books. Now, a series of portable "pocket films" about Alzheimer's disease is available for download on your iPod, cell phone, PDA or PC.
"A Quick Look At Alzheimer's" and related dementiasis narrated by David Hyde Pierce, Emmy Award-winning actor and advocate for Alzheimer's research. The films are animated, just two to three minutes long and explain the disease in layman's terms.
"These pocket films will increase awareness and understanding of Alzheimer's, its impact and the importance of research," said Sibyl Jacobson, president of MetLife Foundation, which provided the grant.
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