Dementia in the News

February 23rd, 2011 No Comments

In The News: 91-Year Old Shoots Caregiver Daughter

The tragic story of a man suffering with dementia who shot his caregiver daughter in the stomach is making news today. Investigators say the WWII veteran got confused and pulled a gun on his daughter as she was helping him use a urinal during the overnight hours. The family did not realize a gun was still in the home; they had not seen it for seven years. The 61-year-old daughter is in the hospital fighting for her life. Visit for the full story.


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