Rising Alzheimer's creates strain on caregivers

Associated Press
Rising Alzheimer's creates strain on caregivers

Retired physician David Hilfiker, of Washington, leaves the National Press Club on his bike after talking about his life with Aalzheimer's in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Hilfiker, was diagnosed in September 2012, and has been writing about the experience of losing his mental capacity in his blog "Watching the Lights Go Out." Nearly half of all seniors who need some form of long-term care, from help at home to full-time care in a facility, have dementia, the World Alzheimer Report said Thursday. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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