Story Line:Set in 1948 in the American South, Miss Daisy’s grown son hires an African-American man to be Miss Daisy’s chauffeur. Miss Daisy continues to lose her cognitive capacity, until she is moved into a nursing home.
Teaching With This Movie:Dementia vs Alzheimer’s
Create a chart that identifies the differences and similarities between dementia and alzheimer’s. What causes the 2 diseases? Using a model, what areas of the brain are most effected? Is there any current research that shows promises for helping people suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s?