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Alzheimers: Every Minute Counts

The Emotional Toll of Alzheimer's Disease

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Florida is at the epicenter of the Alzheimer's epidemic with at least half a million patients, one is Phyllis Shannon. Her son Rick is struggles with her dementia symptoms and the emotional realization that she can no longer live alone.

Aired: 01/25/17 | Rating: NR

Corporate funding is provided by Home Instead Senior Care. Major funding is provided by the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation. Additional funding by the Helen Daniels Bader Fund, a Bader Philanthropy; the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund; Charles M. Denny, Jr.; and Ellie Crosby - The Crosswols Foundation.

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