WHY do we need to FIGHT for additional research and treatments? We need to better understand how Alzheimer’s unfolds. The brain is a complicated organ. Because it’s so difficult to study while patients are alive, we know very little about how it ages normally and how Alzheimer’s disrupts that process. Our understanding of what happens in the brain is based largely on autopsies, which show only the late stages of the disease and don’t explain many of its lingering mysteries.
'This is Dementia' Documentary Premieres May 1 On Netflix It's being billed as a sensitive look at the causes of dementia, misinformation surrounding the disease, and the individual and personal experiences of people touched by it. "This is Dementia” will premiere at FilmBar in Phoenix, Arizona Thursday and on Netflix and other media platforms May 1. The new documentary will examine the experiences of one man as a dementia educator, academic researcher and grandson of a demen