Trouble In Mind: Alzheimer's Disease
Many people face this frightening disorder. A team of experts who help provide a detailed explanation of the disease joins Kate Jackson. Peter Keefe guides viewers through a dramatization of the obvious signs, while Dr. Edward Shorter explores the dismal fate of Alzheimer’s sufferers in the past, and the more enlightened approaches of today. Scientific animation is used to enable the viewer to better understand what happens in an Alzheimer’s patient’s brain, and Dr. Judes Poirer details the advances in Alzheimer’s treatments, including alternative medicines. Alzheimer sufferers Joe Lewis, along with his wife Helen, show viewers how heart breaking this disorder can be. VHS (50 minutes).