Books, Movies & More

Our Dementia community is enhanced through the efforts of both independent writers and researchers. 


In addition, people seek creative outlets to express feelings about their experiences through music, art, poetry, documentaries and even mainstream movies and media.

We do not endorse the works of others. All opinions and presentations expressed are those of independent creative efforts, and not necessarily the position shared by the Dementia Society of America in whole, or in part.


Please find a growing number of resources, references, and creative expressions that have come to our attention. If you would like your efforts to be listed here, please contact us. The "Learn more" links below will open non-Dementia Society websites in a separate web browser page, so you can keep your place here.


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An Unintended Journey: A Caregiver's Guide to Dementia

This book addresses the needs and challenges faced by adult children and other family members who are scrambling to make sense of what is happening to themselves and the loved ones in their care. Learn more.


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Other Publications

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Research and other medically-oriented reading

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Feature Films


Away From Her

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's-type Dementia faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home. Learn more.

The Notebook

A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences. Learn more.

Still Alice

A linguistics professor and her family find their bonds tested when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer's-type Dementia. Learn more.


True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's-type Dementia. Learn more.

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Educational Videos

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Documentaries, and smaller budget independent films


Angel's Perch

Angel's Perch is the story of Jack, a successful architect living in Pittsburgh, who must make the trip to his tiny hometown when his grandmother Polly, who is suffering from Alzheimer's-type Dementia, is found wandering outside her house one morning. Learn more.

My Million Dollar Mom

Independent film about a son who steps forward to care for his loving mother, living with Alzheimer's-type Dementia. Learn more.

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Broadcast Television

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Broadcast Radio

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