Alzheimer’s Disease on Stage & Film


Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of people, from those battling the disease to the people who care for them. Movies and plays are a powerful platform for raising Alzheimer’s awareness. A new production by Peter M. Floyd entitled “Absence,” which recently ran at the at the Boston Playwright’s Theatre, tells the story of a woman going through Alzheimer’s and the challenges she faces.

In the following clip, experts weigh in about the portrayal of Alzheimer’s in stage and film.

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The Alzheimer's Site is a place where people can come together to support those whose lives have been affected by Alzheimer's disease. In addition to sharing stories of hope and love, shopping for the cause, and signing petitions, visitors can take just a moment each day to click on the purple button to help provide care for those living with Alzheimer's disease and research for a brighter future. Visit The Alzheimer's Site and click today - it's free!
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