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Family's journey highlights need for research and support on dementia

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WILLMAR -- For Bill Taunton, the first five years after his beloved wife, Carol, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease were "the best time of my life."

The couple spent long hours together at their retirement home in Arizona. They went for walks in the mountains. They had brunch with friends.

Even under the shadow of dementia, "it was a beautiful time," Taunton said.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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