Casey Kasem, 82, maybe going gently into the night. He ham not ts been battling Parkinson’s disease and dementia for years. His wife Jean Kasem was accused of neglecting him but she was cleared after a thorough investigation from various authorities in the healthcare industry. Casey’s adult children accused her of not caring for their ill father, whose mental, physical and emotional health was failing. There is a limit that a health caregiver can do for an elderly man struck with several serious disorders. On Sunday, fans celebrated his 82nd birthday for him, although it was unknown if he could muster enough strength to appreciate his 82nd milestone.