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Alzheimer's Disease in Louisiana (2011) [Part 1 of 2]

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-12-02

Duration: 00:09:23

Subjects: Health | Alzheimer's Disease | Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Auten, Barbara Interviewee
  • Keller, Jeffrey Interviewee
  • Tullier, Iva Interviewee
  • Robillard, Terry Interviewee
  • Roan, Dorothy Interviewee
  • Boudreaux, June Interviewee

Description

This segment from the December 2, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the first part of Shauna Sanford’s report on Alzheimer’s Disease in Louisiana. Sanford interviews: Barbara Auten of Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area on the “Faces of Alzheimer’s” photograph exhibit; Dr. Jeffrey Keller of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge on the Alzheimer’s Disease statistics in Louisiana; Iva Tullier and Terry Robillard, two daughters of Alzheimer’s patients; and Dorothy Roan and June Boudreaux, two Alzheimer’s patients. This report includes highlights from the “Faces of Alzheimer’s” exhibit and a meeting of Alzheimer’s patients at Charlie’s Place in Baton Rouge. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford