About the film

The Sum Total of Our Memory: Facing Alzheimer’s Together (2014) (57 min.)

In this documentary video, couples affected by a partner’s recent diagnosis of Alzheimer’s come to terms with their changing roles. Prominent Alzheimer’s medical experts offer their perspectives on diagnosis, the nature of the disease in the aging brain, helpful attitudes in caring for loved ones, stigma, support for caregivers, clinical trials, and overall healthcare concerns.

Neurologists and Gerontology experts in the film are as follows:

  • Dr. Bruce Miller, Director of the Memory and Aging Center, UCSF
  • Dr. Adam Boxer, Director of Clinical Trials, Memory and Aging Center, UCSF
  • Dr. Catherine Madison, Director of the Brain Health Center, CPMC
  • Caitlin Morgan, Gerontologist for caring.com

An invaluable resource for families and caregivers dealing with dementia.

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The Sum Total of Our Memory: Facing Alzheimer`s Together - DVD Running time: 57 min.