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7/25/19-Nile Rodgers' Mom

Chic's Nile Rodgers believes music is helping his mother Beverly through her battle with Alzheimer's. Beverly was first diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease 13 years ago, which is characterized by chronic memory loss and is the cause of the majority of cases of dementia. And speaking to BBC Online, the star revealed although her memory is failing, his mother still remembers the lyrics to her favorite songs. "Every time we […]

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4/22/14-Glen Campbell's health decline

Music icon Glen Campbell has been moved into an Alzheimer's care facility. Campbell, 78, announced that he was suffering from Alzheimer's Disease in 2011 and, since that time, has recorded a final album ("Ghost in the Canvas") and mounted a farewell tour. A second album, "See You There," was also assembled from the sessions for Canvas. A family spokesperson told People "He was moved to an Alzhemier's facility last week. […]

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1/6/13-Bobby Womack has Alzheimer's

R&B legend and "Lost 45s" guest Bobby Womack has announced that he was suffering from the early stages of Alzheimer's Disease, saying 'It's not bad yet but will get worse.' He issued a statement thanking his fans for the love and support they have shown since the announcement: "Thanks to all of my fans for their prayers and well wishes. I truly appreciate and can feel your love. With the […]

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