Peter Falk, best known for his roles as the rumpled detective from television’s Columbo and as the storytelling grandpa from “The Princess Bride,” has passed away. Falk had been struggling in recent years with Alzheimer’s disease, but no official cause of death has been released. He was 83-years-old.
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Ed Watson has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and he wants to get married to his longtime partner soon so that he’ll remember it. The longer the California Supreme Court waits to decide if gay people can marry or not, the more some people will suffer like this couple. Help them out if you can by signing the petition.
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A couple’s journey through Alzheimer’s.
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The daughter of Columbo claims her father “requires full-time custodial care for his health and safety,” now that he suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia. It may not explain the mug shirt incident, but it’s still really sad.