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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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title Dementia: Myths versus Realities
description "See why dementia is often misunderstood in our society. What are the common causes, symptoms and treatment options for those living with the condition?" General audience target but with specifics, and fairly good production values. Hosted by the Research Channel, which now offers video and audio podcasts and downloads of the programs it curates. Subscribe to subject or series.
producer Stanford University Medical...
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Psychogeriatric Neuroimaging

title Neuroimaging in Old Age Psychiatry
description This is really something. A one-paragraph transcript caption linked to 30 seconds of on demand video, synched with PowerPoint and subtitle links in the sidebar in an enhanced learning portal for a day-long workshop (quizzes at the end). Seamless clicking from slide to slide/video to video between different parts of a talk and even different talks. (Sadly, the text is not searchable,...
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Geriatric Psychiatry

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title Depression, Delirium & Dementia: What Should We Be Doing?
description On mental health in the elderly, and geriatric psychiatry. This lecture is directed to a general audience, but is fairly detailed. Of obvious importance in an aging population. "…covers such topics as: knowledge of resources; treatments; the benefits of early diagnosis and interventions for depression; and post-operative delirium in the hospital. Dr. Sommer also advises about assessment of capacity,...
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