Dementia Care Creates Big Financial Burden

Dementia Care Creates Big Financial Burden
In this Sept. 20, 2012 photo, a physical therapist guides a dementia patient through a puzzle at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale in the Bronx borough of New York. The Hebrew Home has a program that provides care and activity overnight for dementia victims with sleep problems. (AP Photo/Jim Fitzgerald)

The most rigorous study to date of how much it costs to care for Americans with dementia found that the financial burden is at least as high as that of heart disease or cancer. In fact, it is probably higher. ABC's Scott Goldberg reports.