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Alzheimer’s and the Intensity of Life

It's time again for the annual Neuro Film Festival video contest, sponsored by the American Brain Foundation, the foundation for the American Academy of Neurology. Patients, caregivers, service providers, students, and researchers are all invited to create videos up to five minutes long, for a chance to win a prize of $1,000 and a trip to San Diego for the AAN conference. The deadline to enter is January 31, 2013.

A handy YouTube playlist compiles all the entries...
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Dementia Caregiving

Video Caregiving

Streaming educational clips for family and caregivers of people with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Custom video player with VOD modules a few minutes long each and background multimedia. Useful info on coping, communicating, activities, family relationships, caregiving issues, dignity and more. The producer offers more elder care info on DVD
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Practical and Cute

title Paro Interaction at Nursing Home
description Series of brief videos featuring Paro the Mental Commit Robot, an early robotic seal companion to patients with Alzheimer's. Paro is modelled after baby harp seals, the type clubbed to death on Canadian ice floes each year to the dismay of many people.
producer various
featuring Paro
format wmv
date 2002-2005
length average 00:01:00
direct video link...
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Alzheimer’s PI Profile

title RLE Investigator Profile: Collin M. Stultz
description A video profile accompanying recent news from MIT on Alzheimer's research. From the press release (not this video): "'We generated lots and lots of structures for both normal tau and a mutant form' associated with an increased risk for Alzheimer's,' Stultz said. By comparing the two sets, the researchers found one structure that was more common in the mutant form --...
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Researching Alzheimer’s

[Image by Ann Gordon.]
title Speaking of Science: Alzheimer's: When Will We Find a Cure?
description Moderated panel discussing the latest advances in Alzheimer's research (in 2007).
producer The Dana Foundation for the Brain
featuring Marilyn Albert, Allan I. Levey, Richard Mayeux, Guy McKhann, William Safire
format Flash
date 12/06/07
length approx 01:18:00
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