This is such a sad disease. So many people have this disease. How do you cope? Their are support groups which are so important to share feelings with.
This 30-minute HBO film tells five stories of children, ages 6-15, who are coping with a grandparent suffering from Alzheimer's. Maria Shriver narrates, delivering valuable "lessons" for the kids. Ultimately, the film shows how important it is to "go with the flow," offering perspectives on how kids can handle a grandparent's loss of memory through kindness, patience and compassion.
CHILDREN OF ALZHEIMER'S
After a Diagnosis of Alzheimer's: Talking with Kids:
Gee's father has Alzheimer's disease. In this video, she discusses helping her children deal with her father's disease.
GRANDPA JOE WITH HIS ALZHEIMER'S:
These are just a few films about Alzheimer's. Remember you are not alone. Even though time seems to have stopped in your world there is help. Alzheimer's Association has a map with support groups all over the United States. It is very important to have one.
Alzheimer's A Caretakers Journal
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