Guest: Barry Petersen, CBS News Correspondent and Author
Veteran CBS News Correspondent, Barry Petersen, has spent his award-winning TV career covering wars and events that shaped the world, but he was not prepared for his wife, Jan's, diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer's and how it would impact his life. He shares his story in the book: Jan's Story: A Love Lost to the Long Goodbye of Alzheimer's which also was presented in a CBS Sunday Morning television documentary.
On this program, Barry Petersen describes what his journey was like and previews the powerful message he will presenting at An Evening To Remember, Friday, May 30, at the Concourse Hotel, sponsored by the Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin.
Joining Barry Petersen on the radio is Deanna Trudeson, Outreach Coordinator for the Alliance who supports the realization that one man's story is the story of many. She shares how people impacted by Alzheimers/Dementia can receive help.
For more information and to purchase tickets to An Evening To Remember, go to www.alzwisc.org or call 608-232-3400 or toll-free in Wisconsin, 888-308-6251.