Public invited to viewing party for Alzheimer’s documentary

Alzheimer's Disease

The Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics at UT Health San Antonio, in conjunction with the San Antonio Area Foundation, will host a viewing of a groundbreaking movie on Alzheimer’s disease, “You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t.”

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 5.5 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s disease. Among those living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2017, an estimated 5.3 million are age 65 and older, while approximately 200,000 individuals are under 65 and have younger-onset Alzheimer’s.

The film screening begins at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, in the Holly Auditorium at UT Health San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229. The 53-minute documentary will be followed by a conversation led by UT Health President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, with a panel of UT Health San Antonio faculty including:

—Bess Frost, Ph.D., Alzheimer’s research scientist

—Jason Schillerstrom, M.D., psychiatrist who specializes in care of senior adults

—Carole White, Ph.D., RN, nurse scientist with a focus on family caregiving

—Jerald Winakur, M.D., MACP, CMD, geriatrician and author

The event is free but space is limited. Registration is required and is open at

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