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The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's

The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's

A dramatic look at the history of the disease, experiences of patients and the race to find a cure. [96 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's is aimed at helping Americans better understand and cope with this fearsome disease. The centerpiece of the two-hour special is a 90-minute documentary - a dramatic, compassionate, all-encompassing look at Alzheimer's that weaves together the history and biology of the disease, the intense real-world experiences of Alzheimer's patients and caregivers, and the race to find a cure. An informative, customizable half-hour show will follow the documentary and lead viewers to local and national experts and resources. The Forgetting will reach out to all Americans concerned about Alzheimer's - providing broader awareness and understanding of the disease and offering immediate, practical support to families and caregivers. At this critical time in our nation's struggle with Alzheimer's, The Forgetting promises to provide millions of Americans with insight and context, help and hope.

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