Casey Kasem in critical condition with bedsore

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2003 file photo, Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)
FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2003 file photo, Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) – Ailing radio personality Casey Kasem is in critical condition with an infected bedsore at a Washington state hospital, as his daughter and wife head to court for another hearing in a dispute over his care.

St. Anthony Hospital in Gig Harbor said Thursday the 82-year-old Kasem is receiving care for a serious pressure ulcer he had when he was admitted Sunday.  The hospital declined further comment Friday.

Kerri Kasem, right, the daughter of ailing radio personality Casey Kasem, appears in Kitsap County Superior Court, along with Casey Kasem's wife Jean Kasem, second from left, and their attorneys Friday, May 30, 2014 in Port Orchard, Wash. Jean Kasem was in court as part of an ongoing dispute with Kerri Kasem, who has been given authority to determine whether her father is receiving adequate medical care. Casey and Jean Kasem have been staying with family friends in Washington state. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Kerri Kasem, right, the daughter of ailing radio personality Casey Kasem, appears in Kitsap County Superior Court, along with Casey Kasem’s wife Jean Kasem, second from left, and their attorneys Friday, May 30, 2014 in Port Orchard, Wash. Jean Kasem was in court as part of an ongoing dispute with Kerri Kasem, who has been given authority to determine whether her father is receiving adequate medical care. Casey and Jean Kasem have been staying with family friends in Washington state. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Meanwhile, a hearing is scheduled later Friday in Kitsap County Superior Court in the dispute between Kasem’s daughter Kerri Kasem and his wife Jean Kasem.

Court records say Jean Kasem has been in control of her husband’s medical care and has controlled access to him, blocking three of his children from seeing him in recent months.

However, a judge granted visits to Kerri Kasem and she brought a doctor. She has said her father has a form of dementia.

Kasem gained fame with his Top 40 radio music countdown shows.

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