Beginning this Sunday, HBO will air a powerful documentary about Alzheimer’s disease. Aiming to bring a new understanding of the disease, THE ALZHEIMER'S PROJECT features a four-part documentary series, 15 short supplemental films, a robust website, and a nationwide community-based information and outreach campaign. A book published by Public Affairs Books was developed by the producers as a companion to the project. HBO will use all of its platforms, including the HBO main service, multiplex channels, HBO On Demand, HBO Podcasts, hbo.com, HBO Channel on YouTube, and DVD sales to support the project. In addition, all films will stream free of charge on hbo.com and will be offered for free on multiple platforms by participating television service providers.
The schedule for the series is shown below:
* The Memory Loss Tapes -- Sunday, May 10 at 9 PM
* Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am? -- Monday, May 11 at 7:30 PM
* Momentum in Science -- Monday, May 11 at 8 PM
* Caregivers -- Tuesday, May 12 at 7 PM
* Momentum in Science, Part 2 --Tuesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. EST
The following link to the HBO Alzheimer’s Project web site has complete details, including a summary of each episode and a trailer that you can watch on your computer.
One copy of the series has been sent to all Alzheimer’s Association Chapters. In addition, copies of the DVDs are being offered free of charge to other community groups. Individuals can order a copy of the complete series as well as the companion book for $39.99 at the link shown below.