Day Away hosts movie “Still Alice” at Minot-Sleeper Library, Bristol, NH

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Saturday, June 13th, 2015 @ 3:00 pm

Minot-Sleeper Library, Bristol, NH

STILL ALICE

Movie Showing with light refreshments, followed by a panel discussion to address questions, regarding memory loss, Alzheimer’s Disease, related dementias and caregiving challenges. This program is sponsored by the Day Away Program that meets at Holy Trinity Parish in Bristol, and serves the Newfound area. The panel will include Fran Olson, social worker and Administrator of the Day Away program, Sandra Coleman, RN Director of the Day Away Program and Dr. Dana Merrithew, Speare Primary Care.

For more information call Rebecca Herr 603-744-6526.

RATED PG-13

Alice Howland (Julianne Moore), happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s disease, Alice and her family find their bonds thoroughly tested. Her struggle to stay connected to who she once was is frightening, heartbreaking, and inspiring. Also starring Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth, and Hunter Parrish.

-Winner of an Academy Award for Best Actress (Julianne Moore)
-Winner of a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama (Julianne Moore)
-Winner of a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Julianne Moore)
-Winner of a SAG Award for Best Actress (Julianne Moore)
-Winner of a Critics Choice Award for Best Actress (Julianne Moore)

Based on Lisa Genova’s extraordinary New York Times bestselling novel, an accomplished professor diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease learns that her worth is comprised of more than her ability to remember. Now a major motion picture from Sony Pictures Classics starring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kate Bosworth, and Kristen Stewart! Look for Lisa Genova’s next novel Inside the O’Briens.

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About Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or Dementia

Respite for Family/Caregivers Day Away is a great way for caregivers to take a break. Day Away is designed to provide a safe and comfortable atmosphere for our participants to help maintain their independence, encourage socialization, be mentally stimulated and remain active. We want to lighten your load. Trained volunteers and an RN director are here to provide 1-1 supervision for your loved one. The day passes quickly and is filled with failure-free activities and much joy for both the participants and volunteers. Day Away is nondenominational and open to all families and caregivers who feel the need for respite and relief from constant care and responsibility.
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