The Truth About De­men­tia BBC1, 9pm

Macclesfield Express - - TVWEEK -

There are cur­rently 850,000 peo­ple in the UK liv­ing with de­men­tia and due to an age­ing pop­u­la­tion, it is be­lieved that by 2050, the num­ber could ex­ceed 2 mil­lion. Pre­sen­ter and Alzheimer’s am­bas­sador An­gela Rip­pon has seen for her­self the suf­fer­ing the dis­ease can cause – it took her mother’s life and is now start­ing to af­fect some of her friends. In this doc­u­men­tary, which picks up on some of the themes explored by An­gela’s pre­vi­ous se­ries, How to Stay Young, the pre­sen­ter meets peo­ple who are liv­ing with Alzheimer’s.

An­gela Rip­pon

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.