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Medicine: Dementia Study #952055

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 02, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Alzheimer's Assn. statistics on Americans with dementia cited.

(Studio: Jon LaPook) A controversial new study on the deadly disease of dementia examined; scenes shown of 93-year-old Gertrude Buckley; details given about the fatal nature of advanced dementia. [Buckley's daughter Paula TISHEL%- comments on her mother's care.] [Hebrew SeniorLife/ Inst. for Aging Research Dr. Susan MITCHELL - comments on patient symptoms.] ["Dying from Dementia" author Dr. Greg SACHS@- says they need aggressive palliative care.]

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
LaPook, Jon
Duration:
00:03:10

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