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Title The forgetting [electronic resource] : a portrait of Alzheimer's / produced and directed by Elizabeth Arledge.

Imprint [Arlington, Va.] : PBS, [2007]


Note Downloadable video file.
Title from title screen (viewed Mar. 28, 2008).
Based on the book by David Shenk.
Originally broadcast on television in 2004.
Access Digital content provided by OverDrive; access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Credits Erich Roland, director of photography ; Doug Quade, editor ; Mason Daring, music.
Performer Narrator, Linda Hunt.
Summary This compelling documentary follows the trials and triumphs of researchers battling Alzheimer's Disease. Dr. Steven DeKosky's team conducts breakthrough scientific tests, while Dr. Rudy Tanzi, pioneer in genetics, tells of discoveries that may help pinpoint the cause of Alzheimer's. The experts make the research palpable and real, explaining in down-to-earth terms how the disease dismantles the day-to-day lives of Gladys, Fran, and Isabelle.
Audience Age group: NR.
Form Also available as DVD; previously issued as Paramount Home Entertainment 705059.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 617804KB).
Subject Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Family relationships.
Genre/Form Television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Documentary -- Television.
Added Author Arledge, Elizabeth.
Hunt, Linda, 1945-
Shenk, David, 1966- Forgetting.
PBS Home Video.
OverDrive, Inc.
Note Subtitle from graphic on title screen: Stories of love, courage and hope
Other Form: Original (OCoLC)61681662
ISBN 079369714X (downloadable video : OverDrive Video)
9780793697144 (downloadable video : OverDrive Video)
Music No. 705059 PBS

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