Summary:Programme 1: Tonight's film takes two cases DORA TOWNEND and ROGER TOMKINS.
Description:Britain's population includes a million people with Alzheimer's Disease,a cruel condition that robs them first of the sharpness of recall,then of the capacity to reason and to speak and,finally,all human identity. In the US the figure is upwards of 5 million. It is the most prevalent neurological disorder in history. Each year,tens of thousands of healthy,bright people begin the Alzheimer descent into oblivion and eventual death.