Judge: Casey Kasem’s Daughter In Charge Of Care
One of America's radio icon's is in serious trouble both medically and mentally. Casey Kasem, who has been a star in radio nationally for decades has been found to be missing, and in need of care. His family had to go to court to determine who would provide that care for the elderly star. "A Washington state judge on Friday said Casey Kasem's daughter, not her stepmother, is in charge of the medical care for the 82-year-old radio personality, who remains in critical condition with an infected bedsore.However, all members of Kasem's family can visit him at the hospital — just not at the same time, Kitsap County Superior Court Judge Jennifer Forbes ruled." Casey Kasem, a nationally recoginzed and honored radio star has has trouble of late with his care and who was providing that care. "
The former radio show host is suffering from a form of dementia called Lewy Body Disease, according to court records.His daughter said she is considering putting her father in hospice care at St. Anthony, the Kitsap Sun reported.Kasem gained fame with his radio music countdown shows, "American Top 40" and "Casey's Top 40." He also was the voice of Shaggy in the cartoon "Scooby Doo." http://nr.news-republic.com/Web/ArticleWeb.aspx?regionid=1&articleid=24203512