Glen Campbell's wife says he needs full-time care as Alzheimer's progresses

June 20, 2014 12:03 PM

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Glen Campbell's wife says he needs full-time care as Alzheimer's progresses

Glen Campbell's Alzheimer's disease has progressed to the point where he needs full-time professional care, his wife said Thursday, explaining her decision to place the singer in a long-term care facility and responding publicly for the first time to criticism from Campbell's eldest daughter.

In an email to The Associated Press, Kim Campbell wrote that doctors persuaded her earlier this spring to discontinue care at the family's home, drawing criticism from Campbell's daughter Debby.

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