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Grab a Bagel, Watch a Movie, Discuss Alzheimer’s With the Experts

Please join us this Sunday, April 1, at 10 PM PT/1 PM ET for a very special brunchtime online screening of the film You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t. This remarkable film looks at Alzheimer’s disease through the eyes of a patient — the funny, feisty, groovy, and poetic Lee … READ MORE

Alzheimer’s Stories: Going for Miles

The premiere of  You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t is tonight, March 29 (check local listings). This week, we’re presenting stories about Alzheimer’s from our staff, friends, and viewers. Today we bring you a story from our associate director of engagement and education. Going for Miles by Duong-Chi Do It’s been a … READ MORE

Alzheimer’s Stories: Hello, Goodbye

The premiere of  You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t is this Thursday, March 29 (check local listings). This week, we’re presenting stories about Alzheimer’s from our staff, friends, and viewers. Today we bring you a story from our managing editor. Hello, Goodbye by Brooke Shelby Biggs I started saying goodbye to … READ MORE

Making a Film About Alzheimer’s From the Patient’s P.O.V.

This week’s film, You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t, premieres Thursday, March 29 at 10 PM (check local listings). The film, by director Scott Kirschenbaum, is a portrait of Lee Gorewitz, a resident in the Alzheimer’s ward at the Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living in Danville, California. What is striking … READ MORE

Alzheimer’s Stories: Waltz with My Mother, by Jonatha Brooke

The premiere of You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t is this Thursday, March 29 (check local listings). Beginning today, we’re presenting stories about Alzheimer’s from our staff, friends, and viewers. Singer-songwriter Jonatha Brooke cared for her mother (a gifted poet and writer, as well) for more than two years as … READ MORE

We Want to Hear Your Alzheimer’s Stories

We’re gearing up for next week’s premiere of You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t, Scott Kirschenbaum’s gentle and funny portrait of Lee Gorewitz, a resident at a care facility for people with Alzheimer’s. For those of us who have family members coping with Alzheimer’s, it can also be refreshing to … READ MORE