The Pahrump Community Dementia Film Series
Dementia Friendly Pahrump has one mission for 2020: increase dementia awareness. Toward that end, we are hosting a series of four films on the topic of dementia.
These FREE community screenings will take place once each quarter throughout the year. Each film will be followed by a Q&A and discussion with someone involved in the making of the film, or with an expert on the film’s subject.
February 29, 2020
Our showing of Still Alice was a great success! It was amazing to see so many community members come to learn more about dementia.
Thank you to Dr. Peter Reed, of the Sanford Center of Aging, for facilitating such an engaging discussion following the film.
May 2, 2020
This documentary unpacks the immense power that music can have on the overall well-being of people living with dementia. In a healthcare system that often pushes people down, music holds the key to reawaken our souls and uncover our humanity.
Dr. Jennifer Carson, PhD
Director, Dementia Engagement, Education, and Research Program
University of Nevada, Reno
August 29, 2020
20 Questions, 100 Answers, 6 Perspectives
Honest answers about dementia from doctors, care partners, and people who live with it. Responses are expertly interwoven into a compelling commentary that challenges viewers to rethink their own understanding of dementia.
November 11, 2020
I’m Still Here
What does it feel like to people living with dementia when they are treated as if they aren’t even there? This research-informed drama explores how our words and actions — even when well-intended — often disempower people living with dementia and threaten their well-being.
Valley Electric Conference Center
800 E, NV-372, Pahrump, NV 89048
1:00 – 4:00 PM
Register to attend!
These screenings are completely free and open to the public. We only ask that you register so we know how many community members to expect.