Alzheimer's Disease

Film Event
2:23 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Alive Inside: The Story of Music & Memory

Alive Inside is described as "a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity." The film was awarded the Audience Award for US Documentary at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Special screening events are coming to the Kenwood and Mariemont Theatres and feature special Q&A sessions with the filmmakers.

Cincinnati-born filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the experiences of individuals around the U.S. who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music. His camera reveals the uniquely human connection we find in music and how its healing power can triumph where prescription medication falls short. 

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
4:00 am
Mon June 23, 2014

A new approach to assessing levels of dimentia, including Alzheimer's

The Gems & Dimentia, Including Alzheimer's

  

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Cincinnati Edition
8:00 am
Sun April 20, 2014

Documenting the Devastation of Alzheimer's

Documentary shows Alzheimer's from an Alzheimer's patient.
Provided, yourelookingatme.com

  Alzheimer's is a devastating disease with no known cure. It slowly steals a person's intellect, ability to communicate, independence, and dignity, and now affects more than five million Americans. We look at what we know about Alzheimer’s disease, with Miami University Department of Sociology & Gerontology Assistant Professor Dr. Kate de Medeiros and Professor Dr. Jennifer M. Kinney. Dr. de Medeiros and Dr.

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June 13-15
1:30 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Cincinnati Original Creative Festival

The Cincinnati Original Creative Festival happens June 13 -15 at the Sharonville Convention Center. It features vendors, speakers and exhibits of all things sewing, quilting and fiber art. As Robyn Carey-Allgeyer learns from organizer Pam Folberth, one highlight will be an exhibit of quilt squares created by people affected by Alzheimer’s disease.

The Front Row
1:30 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Acclaimed sportswriter Sally Jenkins' new book on women's basketball coaching legend Pat Summitt

Sally Jenkins is a veteran sports journalist, previously writing for Sports Illustrated and now as a columnist for The Washington Post. Her newest book is called Sum It Up: 1,098 Victories, A Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective and it’s all about the life and current health battle of former University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, Pat Summitt. On this week’s The Front Row with Betsy Ross, Sally Jenkins talks about writing the book with Coach Summitt and how she is courageously facing the early-onset Alzheimer’s that forced her off the bench.

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