Unreal Forgets Alzheimer's Awareness Month!


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Unreal's inbox overfloweth on Mondays, so you can imagine our discombobulation when a missive pops in from Amanda Hassler, a flack at BrightonUSA who wants to know if RFT is covering Alzheimer's Awareness Month.

OMG! We forgot!

If you or a loved one has a similar problem, the press release on the jump might interest you....

Sunrise Assisted Living Hosts Exclusive Free Viewings
Of HBO's 'The Alzheimer's Project'
See the HBO documentary and get your questions answered by professionals

St. Louis, MO - Sunrise Senior Living has announced that all three St. Louis communities, in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association, St. Louis Chapter, will host exclusive, free viewings of HBO's four-part documentary series "The Alzheimer's Project." Each video screening will be followed by professionally led discussions concerning Alzheimer's disease.

Receiving two Emmy awards, the series is changing the way America thinks about Alzheimer's disease. The two-part Momentum in Science segment takes viewers on the path of discovery through the research aspects of diagnosing, detecting, and ultimately preventing the disease. Caregivers offers a glimpse into the life of caring for a loved one experiencing dementia. Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am? delivers valuable lessons for children coping with grandparents suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Highlighting the progression of the illness through several true life stories, The Memory Loss Tapes profiles seven people living with the disease.

Sunrise on Clayton (7920 Clayton Road)
October 20, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. - Momentum in Science (part 1)
October 27, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. - Momentum in Science (part 2)

Sunrise of Chesterfield (1880 Clarkson Road)
November 10, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. - Caregivers
November 17, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. - Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am?

Sunrise of Des Peres (13460 Manchester Road)
December 1, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. - The Memory Loss Tapes (part 1)
December 8, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. - The Memory Loss Tapes (part 2)

If you would like to attend one of these showings please RSVP to www.alzstl.org or call (314) 801-0452.

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