- New survey finds families struggle financially to care for loved ones with Alzheimer's
- At least 28% of care providers ate less or went hungry, others cut back on their own health care
- Many families also lose an average of $15,000 a year in wages
(CNN)Since Mike Boggs, 59, began having Alzheimer's-like symptoms two years ago and lost his job, he and his wife Pat, 56, have struggled to make ends meet. Their only income is Pat's job as a third-grade teacher in Sioux City, Iowa.