CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 31, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(NYC) Econ. and emotional impact of Alzheimer's disease on victims' families examined; Ailene Roach's case cited as example [Daughter MARION - describes visits with mother.] [Dr. Don. PRICE - explains status of disease.] Disease's effect on human brain discussed. [Bernard NATHANSON - describes effect of wife Lucille Brahms Nathanson's Alzheimer's.] [Alzheimer's Center spokesperson Randi GOLDSTEIN - explains debilitating impact on families.] Govt.'s attitude toward Alzheimer's and economy assistance outlined. [NATHANSON - cites his frustration regarding econs.] [Attorney Peter STRAUSS - notes Medicaid is only program paying for long-term medical costs.] [Marion ROACH - resents government's attitude.]
REPORTER: Charles Osgood