The new novel-turned-movie, “Still Alice,” may be relatable to many caregivers and members of senior communities. It focuses on the emotional and physical effects of Alzheimer’s disease in a relatable and understanding way that other films in the past might not have, while still bringing awareness to the condition.
The film, starring Julianne Moore, tells the honest but touching tale of a female Columbia linguistics professor named Alice who begins to lose her memory in her early 50s. Initially, Alice experiences a few incidences of memory loss but shrugs them off. However, she becomes frightened when she can’t remember …read more