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Alzheimer's Patients and Caregiving

Barry Petersen describes his wife's diagnosis with early-onset Alzheimer's and his caregiving challenges.

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Barry Petersen, a CBS News correspondent, entered a dark chapter of his life when his wife, Jan, was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's. That led to his book, Jan's Story, which chronicles Jan's struggle with the disease and Barry's challenges as a caregiver.

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