Sunday, January 18, 2009

New film documents a family coming to grips with Alzheimer's

By Kate Adams
BayToday.ca
The Film "Forgetful Not Forgotten" depicts the story of a family coming to grips with the realities of early-onset Alzheimer's Disease. John Wynn was diagnosed with the disease at the young age of 57. His son Chris decided to chronicle his family's journey to John's final days. This is a moving and heart breaking film. Forgetful Not Forgotten weaves past and present, to both celebrate the man who was, and mourn the painfully slow and steady disappearance of the man he became.

This film is about the Changes Alzheimer's brings to patients lives and it shows the impacts the disease has on family and friends. Chris takes us to the medical world of Alzheimer's diagnostics and preventions.

The film is a tribute to Chris and his family's personal journey and the effects of an increasingly common disease. It delivers a message of.......read the whole article

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