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5 Movies About Dementia And Alzheimer's Disease That You May Be Able To Relate To

Updated: Jan 11



Alzheimer's Disease is a Global Epidemic and currently there are more than 5.8 million Americans that are living with Alzheimer's Disease and over 47 Million people worldwide. Only one in four people with the disease are actually diagnosed. Which means that most of us knows someone who has been diagnosed and/or seen challenges many loved one's may experience in caring for someone diagnosed or showing signs of memory loss.


Over the years Hollywood has made a lot more films about this difficult topic. I personally feel movies can be insightful and sometimes comforting when you experience a storyline that you can relate to. When I am personally going through a difficult time or having a stressful day...music and movies is my GO TO! If I am going through a breakup the sadder the music the better I end up feeling. Well....after some tears and maybe disrupting the neighbors with my tragic voice...I feel better knowing that I am not the only one who feels like this! My neighbors may have a different opinion but what can you do! You can't please them all. Ha! I hope you can get the same from watching these movies as we do singing to Adel when we are brokenhearted. Here are 5 movies that we feel you would enjoy and hopefully enlighten you about Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease.


Here are 5 movies we enjoyed and are listed below by release date:


1. The Notebook (2004)



2. Still Alice (2014)



3. I'll Be Me (2014)



4. Head Full of Honey (2018)



5. What They Had (2018)



Do you have a favorite movie suggestion on this topic? We would love to hear from you. If you or a loved one need assistance in finding a memory care community for someone living with Alzheimer's or Dementia we are here to help. Call us today at 904-234-4821 or email us at info@EliteCareConsulting.org


Here are some reviews about the movies mentioned in this article

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2015/feb/10/still-alice-alzheimers-accurate-dementia-sufferers-verdict


https://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/26/movies/glen-campbell-on-the-road-with-alzheimers-in-ill-be-me.html


https://www.aarp.org/entertainment/movies-for-grownups/info-2018/what-they-had-review.html


More Information about the statistics about Alzheimer's Disease please visit:


https://www.alz.org/global/overview.asp


https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/facts-figures



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