Turning Point

Neil DeGrasse Tyson featured in Turning Point

BrightFocus Foundation, a presentation partner for Turning Point, invites you to watch a gripping new documentary about researchers on the cusp of a scientific breakthrough that could be the first step toward making Alzheimerʼs disease a distant memory. BrightFocus, through our Alzheimer’s Disease Research program, supports bold, innovative scientific research worldwide to discover a cure for Alzheimer’s. Join us.

BrightFocus Foundation is a presentation partner for Turning Point, a new award-winning documentary about scientists on the cusp of a breakthrough toward making Alzheimer’s disease a distant memory. Through our Alzheimer’s Disease Research program, BrightFocus supports bold, innovative scientific research worldwide to discover a cure for Alzheimer’s. We hope you'll join us.

Research is the only way to find a cure for Alzheimer’s. Please donate below, or text TPMOVIE to 50555 to give $10 straight from your mobile phone.*

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1 in 2 Americans over the age of 85 develop Alzheimer's.

Although it can be difficult to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, in an estimated 90 percent of cases, physicians can correctly diagnose the condition based on a:

  • Recent history of mental and behavioral symptoms
  • Physical exam and laboratory tests
  • Neuropsychological test, if needed, to identify specific problems in mental function and behavior

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See Turning Point

If you are interested in bringing Turning Point to your community, you can request information about hosting a screening at http://bit.ly/tpfilmrequest.

Upcoming screenings of James Keach’s groundbreaking documentary:

  • Minnesota Nurse Practitioners
    Friday, May 3, 2019
    Health Partners Neuroscience Center
    295 Phalen Blvd
    Saint Paul, MN 55130

  • Great Lakes Clinical Trials
    Wednesday, May 22. 2019
    5149 N Ashland Ave
    Chicago, IL 60640
    RSVP to Amber Holst by calling (847) 529-8805 or email her at aholst@greatlakesclinicaltrials.com.
    Seating is limited

  • Brain Matters Research & The Kane Center
    Friday, May 24, 2019
    11:00am - 1:00pm
    The Kane Center
    900 SE Salerno Road
    Stuart, Florida 34997

For more information on events, please email Amanda Boddicker at aboddicker@brightfocus.org.

To learn more about this film, please visit turningpointmovie.com.

To request a screening, please visit http://bit.ly/tpfilmrequest.

You can also follow the documentary on Facebook for more news and screening dates.

About Us: Funding Breakthrough Science

BrightFocus Foundation is a premier source of private research funding to defeat Alzheimer's, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. We are currently managing a global portfolio of nearly 200 research projects, a $40 million investment in the bold, innovative science that will find the cures for diseases of mind and sight. We share the latest research findings and best practices to empower families impacted by these diseases.

Recent BrightFocus-sponsored findings in Alzheimer's disease have indicated that

With further research, each of these discoveries may contribute to the development of new treatments and preventions.

To learn more, please explore these articles and resources:

The film was funded through a grant by Eli Lilly and Company to Volunteers of America. PCH Films retained full editorial control of all content and messaging in the film.

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