Celebrities who had Alzheimer’s – Millennium Group

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Mexico City / 21.09.2022 10:15:12

Alzheimer’s is a condition that is known to be the most common form of dementia, that is, memory is lost in addition to other cognitive abilities. This disease undoubtedly interferes with people’s daily lives. and unfortunately there is no cure for it.

One of the symptoms that appear in the first stage is the difficulty to remember certain information that was recently learned, In addition, it also generates confusion and as the disease progresses mood swings, difficulty speaking, walking, among other difficulties.

Alzheimer’s is a disease that can affect anyone. Then youAnd we tell which celebrities came to have this condition.

Charlton Heston

The actor was recognized for participating in the iconic film Ben- How y The ten Commandments, but in 2022 the disease was detected. Finally, the famous died on April 5, 2008 at the age of 84.

Gene Wilder

The actor who played Willy Wonka died at the age of 83 in 1971 after complications from Alzheimer’s. AIn addition to this condition, the famous man also struggled against non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma since 1989.

Ronald Reagan

Before being the president of the United States from 1981 to 1989, Ronald Reagan was an actor and participated in films such as The Killers. It was in 1994 when The former president was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, he finally died in 2004.

Malcolm Young

The leader and founder of AC/DC during 2014 announced his sudden departure from the group due to health problems, however, he never specified what ailed him. A few days after announcing his retirement, the musician’s family revealed that he suffered from this type of dementia and that he had already lost his short-term memory. It was in 2017 when the Australian band confirmed Malcolm’s death.

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Sean Connery

Known for being the first to play James Bond, he had a long career on the big screen. The famous died on October 31, 2020 and shortly after his death his wife, Micheline Roquebrune, gave an interview to Daily Mail where he revealed that the actor suffered from Alzheimer’s.

“It was no longer life for him. Lately he was unable to express himself. At least he died in his sleep and it was very peaceful. I was with him the whole time and he just turned off. It’s what he wanted, to leave quietly.”