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An Alzheimer's Story
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produced by Kenneth Paul Rosenberg and Ruth Neuwald (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 1 hour 5 mins
This documentary provides the rare opportunity of following a family with an Alzheimer's victim for two years. When we first meet the Jasper family, it is apparent that Anna has difficulty remembering. Her husband, Jack, is horrified to learn that she has Alzheimer's disease. As she declines, Jack and his daughter...
produced by Kenneth Paul Rosenberg and Ruth Neuwald (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 1 hour 5 mins
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Amazing Lives, Can't Stop Growing
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directed by Carol White, fl. 2009; produced by Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
Joseph Merrick, 'The Elephant Man', suffered from Proteus Syndrome – a rare genetic disorder where parts of the body grow out of all proportion. We meet 4 year old sufferer Abigail Lider and her family as they travel to Maryland USA for a week of tests. They also travel to meet other Proteus sufferers learning t...
directed by Carol White, fl. 2009; produced by Electric Sky, in Amazing Lives (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 50 mins
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Beloved Strangers: Caring for a Loved One With Alzheimer's Disease
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produced by Beverly Baroff (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2003), 29 mins
Four million people in America now suffer from Alzheimer's Disease, and with the aging of the Boomers, the prevalence of Alzheimer's is expected to double within the next decade. Caring for an Alzheimer's patient is one of the most difficult of all caregiving roles. This video profiles three stories, among them, a...
produced by Beverly Baroff (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2003), 29 mins
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Can't Afford to Grow Old
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directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 1 hour 7 mins
As you age you probably will want to live with the familiar comforts of your home, but you'd better be healthy and wealthy. The reality of aging in America is that there is no help in paying for a nurse or a housekeeper if you become disabled and need assistance. All your family can do is place you in a nursing ho...
directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 1 hour 7 mins
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Caring for Your Child With a Tracheostomy, Chapter 2, Skin Care
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produced by Mayo Clinic, in Caring for Your Child With a Tracheostomy, Chapter 2 (Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2013), 3 mins
Instructional video on how to clean the skin around the stoma after your child's tracheostomy.
produced by Mayo Clinic, in Caring for Your Child With a Tracheostomy, Chapter 2 (Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2013), 3 mins
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China Dolls: Fragile Bodies, Strong Minds
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directed by Benny Yip, fl. 2011; produced by Kwok Fong, fl. 2011 (Hong Kong (State): Phoenix Satellite Television Company Limited), 35 mins
The story features two families with members suffered from Brittle Bone Disease in Shandong and Hebei in China. This was both a physically and mentally challenged trip for the production crew. It was shocking to reveal the survival status of children with rare diseases in the most remote areas of China, yet heart-...
directed by Benny Yip, fl. 2011; produced by Kwok Fong, fl. 2011 (Hong Kong (State): Phoenix Satellite Television Company Limited), 35 mins
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Contact Lenses
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produced by Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2013), 9 mins
This instructional video, produced by the Mayo Clinic, discusses different types of contact lenses and how to use them.
produced by Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2013), 9 mins
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Dax's Case
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directed by Donald Pasquella; produced by Keith Burton and Donald Pasquella (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1984), 59 mins
This gripping documentary poses the ultimate bioethical problem. Does a patient have the right to refuse treatment? Taking the painful case of Dax Cowart, who in his twenties was critically burned in a propane gas explosion, the film examines the issue from all perspectives. The accident left Dax sightless, helple...
directed by Donald Pasquella; produced by Keith Burton and Donald Pasquella (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1984), 59 mins
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A Diary of Healing (2010)
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directed by Marie Mandy, fl. 2013; produced by Frank Eskenazi, fl. 2010, The Factory Productions and Fontana Film GmbH (Paris, Ile-de-France: CAT&Docs), 1 hour 33 mins,
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The director learns she has breast cancer, and her life is turned upside down. Her journey through the medical world, part of an artistic and personal quest, achieves unprecedented intimacy with the disease. The film weaves a dialogue between conventional and alternative medicines, as the patient explores both phy...
directed by Marie Mandy, fl. 2013; produced by Frank Eskenazi, fl. 2010, The Factory Productions and Fontana Film GmbH (Paris, Ile-de-France: CAT&Docs), 1 hour 33 mins,
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Forty Minutes, Our Darren
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directed by Catrine Clay, fl. 1982-2014; presented by Jane Asher, 1946-; produced by Catrine Clay, fl. 1982-2014, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Forty Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1989), 40 mins
This documentary, produced by Catrine Clay, is about Darren Lillywhite, who became a paraplegic after a car accident.
directed by Catrine Clay, fl. 1982-2014; presented by Jane Asher, 1946-; produced by Catrine Clay, fl. 1982-2014, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Forty Minutes (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1989), 40 mins
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