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My Husband has dementia – Actress Joke Silva opens up on actor’s health

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Veteran actress, Joke Silva  has publicly spoken about the state of her husband, Olu Jacobs’ health.

Recall that there were rumors that the veteran actor was ill after pictures of him went viral on social media.

The actress in an interview with Chude Jideonwo has revealed that Olu Jacobs has dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB).

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According to her,

“This has been going on for a couple of years. My husband is dealing with issues and it is been going on for a couple of years. It is known as dementia with Lewy Body.

“It is a degenerative disease that affects the brain and it is almost like a Parkinson type of disease, it affects the brain and affects the person.

She expressed that it’s been hard on her husband because he doesn’t understand what is going on and also on family members as well.

“We have gone through it over the past couple of years but we thank God.

“We have gone through some times and situations recently that I wish I had the old you here so I don’t battle these times on my own but we are grateful for the moment of clarity. I miss the times we worked together.”




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