Lesson 4: Cognitive and Behavioral Conditions Affecting Older Adults


HBO Documentary: “The Alzheimer’s Project”

This four-part documentary series focuses on the causes, symptoms, treatment and possible cures of the progressive brain disorder, and takes a close look at the effects the fatal disease has on both the patients and their loved ones. The series is part of a larger project, which includes 15 supplemental short films, a website and a national outreach campaign, to bring forth a new understanding of the disease.

Ted Talk – “How I Am Preparing To Get Alzheimer’s: Alanna Shaikh”

YouTube – TedMed “How Will the World Handle 300 Million Alzheimer’s Patients: Gregory Petsko”

YouTube – TedMed “Can We Treat Alzheimer’s 20 Years Early: Reisa Sperling”  


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