Dementia

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Duration: 1 hour

Louis travels to Phoenix, Arizona - the capital of dementia care. He spends time at Beatitudes, a residential institution, and also with those looking after loved ones at home to try to understand the struggle of living in a world of encroaching shadows - and of keeping relationships alive in circumstances that can be among the strangest and most challenging imaginable.

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Credits

Presenter
Louis Theroux
Executive Producer
Nick Mirsky
Director
Dan Child

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