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Medicine: Alzheimer's Disease / Baby Boomers #979912

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 17, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Statistics on US Alzheimer's disease cases cited. The start of a new CBS series on baby boomers and Alzheimer's disease called "Senior Moment" introduced.

(Studio and New York: Jon LaPook) A look at the early warnings of Alzheimer's disease presented; details given about the case of retired OB-GYN Dr. Max Gomez, whose finances were decimated after his illness. [Son CBS medical correspondent Dr. Max GOMEZ - recounts what happened to his father and how he was taken advantage of.] [NYU Langone Medical Center Dr. Mony John De LEON†, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Susan AXELROD†- talks about money problems as a symptom.] What families can do to protect a patient's finances outlined on screen.

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

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