Watch these two short Alzheimer’s videos in commemoration of Dementia Awareness Day and World Alzheimer’s Day.
What is Alzheimer’s disease?
How does the disease move through the brains of our loved ones, altering their very essence?
Watch as David Hyde Pierce, Alzheimer’s spokesperson and actor, explains Alzheimer’s effect on the brain in this 3-minute video.
The World Alzheimer’s Day™ 2011 theme is ‘Faces of dementia.’
Two “faces of dementia” are Norrms and Elaine, who were interviewed in their UK home, recently.
Fifty-something couple speak about living with early-onset Alzheimer’s
Norrms McNamara has been leading the charge to raise awareness of dementia–the broader more inclusive term than Alzheimer’s–through Dementia Awareness Day on the 17th of September, which is also his 54th birthday.
Activities worldwide are planned for both days–the 17th and the 21st.