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Complimentary Copy of the Memory Loss Tapes DVD

Posted Apr 27 2009 11:37pm
Subscribers to the Alzheimer's Reading Room can now obtain a free, complimentary, copy of the Memory Loss Tapes  from HBO by following the instructions below. 

If you are not subscribed to the Alzheimer's Reading Room -- we request that you do that also.

There are three steps in the process to obtain the DVD:
  • Click this link -- The Alzheimer's Project Screenings
  • When you get to the HBO website look for the link labeled Request a Screening Kit.
  • Select the screenings you want to receive (see below), and fill out the form.
After the show airs, or after you view the documentary, please come back and let us know your reaction. I know HBO and the documentary makers would appreciate you taking the time to post your comments, reactions, and feelings.

You are also encouraged to alert your local hospice, senior center, hospital, physician, or friends to this offering.
Subscribe to The Alzheimer's Reading Room--via Email
I want to personally thank Kevin Koenig of HBO. He found us via an email alert and contacted me with this generous offer.

The Memory Loss Tapes takes an intimate look at seven individuals living with Alzheimer’s, seeking to introduce a new understanding by sharing the devastating experience of memory loss from the point of view of the person with the disease.

Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am? With Maria Shriver  is geared toward children and young teens coping with a grandparent’s illness, and presents vignettes that can help a child understand and deal with a relative’s gradual decline into Alzheimer’s.

Momentum in Science is a two-part, state-of-science odyssey that takes viewers inside the laboratories and clinics of 25 leading physicians, revealing some of the most cutting-edge Alzheimer research advances.

Caregivers is a collection of five family portraits that illustrate caring for the different stages of Alzheimer’s disease.




Bob DeMarco is a citizen journalist, blogger, and Caregiver. In addition to being an experienced writer he taught at the University of Georgia , was an Associate Director and Limited Partner at Bear Stearns, the CEO of IP Group, and a mentor. Bob currently resides in Delray Beach, FL where he cares for his mother, Dorothy, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease. He has written more than 500 articles with more than 11,000 links to his work on the Internet. His content has been syndicated on Reuters, the Wall Street Journal, Fox News, Pluck, Blog Critics, and a growing list of newspaper websites. Bob is actively seeking syndication and writing assignments.


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