Alzheimer Zeitgeist 2014
A year in review with a surprising twist
16 DECEMBER 2014, AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS
SummaryAt the end of every year Google looks back at the past 12 months with their Zeitgeist: Year In Review video. This year the Dutch Alzheimer’s Foundation created their own. A confusing version of Zeitgeist 2014 that shows the effects of Alzheimer’s disease.
At the moment almost 36 million people are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease worldwide. Up untill today no cure has been found to fight this devastating disease.
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