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Memory Loss & Dementia videos

The Freedem films address your fears about memory loss and dementia and provide practical advice about brain health.

SabinaBrennanThese films were developed by the NEIL Programme at Trinity College Dublin to address your fears about memory loss and dementia and provide practical advice about brain health. Each 2-minute film answers a key question related to brain health and dementia that will increase your understanding of how memory works, allay your fears or inspire you to consider your brain health and take actions that will improve the quality of your life. Dr Sabina Brennan Assistant Director, NEIL (Neuro-Enhancement for Independent Lives)Research Programme and Director of the NEIL Memory Research Unit, Trinity College Dublin
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    Can your memory go completely?
    Learn about different types of memory and take comfort in knowing that it is simply not possible to lose your memory completely.
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    How does memory work?
    Find out how memories are made and what you can do to help your memory?
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    When should I be concerned about my memory?
    Knowing when a memory problem warrants a visit to the doctor can be tricky. This film may help you to decide whether it might be worth chatting to your doctor.
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    I have trouble remembering things - am I getting dementia?
    It's important to know when to see your doctor about memory concerns but it's equally important to know that forgetting someone's name doesn't necessarily mean that you are getting dementia.
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    Why is attention important?
    You may be surprised to learn that some of your memory lapses are really failures of attention. Focussing your attention on what you are doing, when you are doing it, can help to reduce the number of absent-minded moments in your life.
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    I have Alzheimer's Disease - what can I do to help myself and improve my day-to-day life?
    While an Alzheimer's disease diagnosis can feel like a bad place to be, there are reasons to be hopeful as well as things that you can do to improve the quality of your life.
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    What can you do to keep your brain healthy?
    Find out how keeping active is important for brain health.
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    How can we include people with dementia in our community?
    If you have been diagnosed with dementia you need a community that is inclusive, understanding and friendly.
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    What's the difference between Alzheimer's Disease and dementia?
    If you have been confused by these terms in the past, or mistakenly thought that they were the same thing, you might want to watch this film.
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    I'm a doctor - is there a good way to check out a memory complaint?
    A five-step brain health check for doctors.
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"The material was created by TCD, through the NEIL Programmed at the Insitiude of Neuroscience with support from GENIO.© 2014 The Provost, Fellows, Foundations Scholars, and the Other Members of Board, of the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth, near Dublin. Permission to use this material was granted by TCD which reserves all rights in the material."

For further information visit the freedemliving website click here Films are also available on DVDs (€5 +p&p) from the Trinity Library Shop online or call 01 8962308 Read more about the NEIL Programme click here