Dementia Documentary Series
Welcome to the series of documentaries, companion workshops and resources centered on dementia.
WATCH: Revolutionizing Dementia Care
Learn how people living with dementia can still live a full and meaningful life based on their abilities, not their disabilities. Innovative approaches in memory care communities have shown improvements in the well-being of residents as they're included, engaged and supported in social gatherings, clubs and everyday activities. A revolution is here where people living with dementia get the individual heart-felt care they need.
WATCH: Alzheimer’s: The Caregiver’s Perspective
Caregivers share their diverse experiences of caring for loved ones in the world of dementia. Alzheimer’s is more than memory loss; it affects many generations and is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. Teepa Snow, Loretta Veney, Bob Schaefer and many more explain how they creatively navigate the frustrations, sorrows and complications of caring for a loved one who can no longer function safely on their own.
About Dementia Documentary Series
Welcome to the series of documentaries, companion workshops and resources centered on dementia. The documentaries are distributed nationally to Public Television stations and the companion workshops are local to central Virginia.