Apr 10, 2009

Maria Shriver “Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am?" (HBO)

HBO will debut “Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am?" on Monday, May 11 at 7:30 PM.
“Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am? With Maria Shriver” is geared toward children and young teens coping with a grandparent’s illness, and presents vignettes that can help a child understand and deal with a relative’s gradual decline into Alzheimer’s.
The Alzheimer's Project

To watch -- “Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am?" -- on the internet go here.

In the tradition of its Emmy®-winning Addiction project in 2007, HBO will use all of its digital platforms to support a multi-part campaign focusing on Alzheimer's disease: its causes, symptoms, treatment and possible cures. Collectively titled The Alzheimer's Project, the initiative includes four HBO documentaries premiering from May 10-12; 15 short supplemental films; a companion book; a robust hbo.com website; and a nationwide community-based outreach campaign.

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