Visit Your Local PBS Station PBS Home PBS Home Programs A-Z TV Schedules Watch Video Donate Shop PBS Search PBS

Newt Gingrich, Co-Chair, Alzheimer’s Study Group

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 9.0 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.

Read his full testimony >

Living with Alzheimer's

Family Stories

Gary and Diane Shelton

Gary & Diane Shelton

The Sheltons were just starting to build their lives together when they were forced to confront a diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer’s disease.

Expert Interviews

Beth Kallmyer, Director of Client and Information Services, Alzheimer’s Association

Beth Kallmyer

Kallmyer, Director of Client and Information Services for the Alzheimer’s Association, describes the extensive services available to help patients and caregivers.

Peter Davies, Ph.D., Scientific Director, Litwin-Zucker Center

Peter Davies

Davies, Scientific Director of the Litwin-Zucker Center for Research on Alzheimer’s, explains the benefits of early diagnosis and activities that may lower your risk

William Thies Ph. D., Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Alzheimer’s Association

Dr. William Thies, Ph.D.

Dr. Thies, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer for the Alzheimer’s Association, describes the disease, current research, and explains how Alzheimer’s will soon touch every American life.

Video

Gene Cohen, M.D., Ph.D., Director Center for Aging, George Washington University

Gene Cohen, M.D., Ph.D.

Is it possible to form new brain cells?

Peter Davies, Ph.D., Scientific Director, Litwin-Zucker Center

Peter Davies, Ph.D.

Why is slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s so important?

Beth Kallmyer, Director of Client and Information Services, Alzheimer’s Association

Beth Kallmyer

Is Alzheimer’s a normal part of aging?

Maria Shriver, The First Lady of California

Maria Shriver

The First Lady of California testifies before the US Senate Committee on Aging. read her testimony >

William Thies, Ph.D., Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Alzheimer’s Association

William Thies, Ph.D.

Dr. Thies describes Alzheimer’s disease, current research, and explains how Alzheimer’s will soon touch every American life.

Resources

Connect to additional resources on retirement Resources >

Audio Slideshow Image
Watch videos and read more about families featured in Retirement Revolution: The New Reality