The Long Goodbye: Part 1

When CBS News Correspondent Barry Petersen’s wife was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at just 55 years old, it was the slow decline of her mental health that was difficult to handle. Eventually, Barry had to turn to the help of professionals in order to properly care for his wife. Watch as Barry shares how he and his wife struggled with the emotional, financial, and mental effects of Alzheimer’s disease on their relationship and their life.

Watch the video to see part one of Barry’s story.

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