We will only use your email address to send you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details on your data protection rights.
Chris Gascoigne has played Peter Barlow on Coronation Street since 2000. The actor has been praised for his portrayal over the years, including several nods at the British Soap Awards. The actor has often kept his private and public characters separate but the star took a different path in a rare interview in 2009.
The star touchingly spoke about Granne’s battle with dementia and how her deterioration affected his childhood.
Speaking to Manchester Evening News, Chris recalled how his grandparents came to live with him and his parents after the family realized something was wrong..
He said he vividly remembers going to visit his grandparents in the Northeast and discovering they had a fridge full of cheese but no other food in the house..
A Korean star has revealed how many childhood memories of his childhood are linked to certain incidents related to his antics.
He described that he would wake up most nights as his grandmother entered his bedroom, which was at the end of the hallway, often half her clothes, and began to open the drawers saying she would return home to Newcastle to make his grandfather’s tea. .
Don’t Miss Coronavirus Mouthwash: What is a mouthwash containing cetylpyridinium chloride amid a new study? [INSIGHT] HOW TO LIVE LONGER: Kalonji has been shown to lower cholesterol and blood sugar – what is it? [TIPS] Coronavirus Update: Mouthwash is a fast and effective killer of COVID-19, new study suggests [tip]
This prompted everyone in the house to come to her aid. He also remembers how his grandmother was so polite to everyone who came to the family home in Nottinghamshire.
He said, « You’re going to be very welcome. But as soon as they sat down, I could see her looking at them trying to figure out who they were.
“I could tell even as a child that she was a very intelligent woman and it must have been very difficult and confusing for her..
“Dementia is a syndrome (a group of related symptoms) associated with a continual decline in brain functioning,” the NHS explains.
There are many subtypes of dementia, and the type of dementia that a person identifies is determined by the affected area of the brain.
There are some symptoms common to all forms of dementia, although they may appear at different points.
Memory loss is a common feature of dementia and is often one of the first signs.
« At first, memory lapses may be confused with normal forgetfulness which often increases as people age, or as they become stressed, » explains the Alzheimer’s Society (AS).
However, according to AS, in a person with dementia it will gradually become apparent that memory problems become more severe and persistent..
Check out the front and back pages for today and download the newspaper
Ask again the problems and use the historic Daily Express
Coronation Street, Peter Barlow, Carla Connor, Chris Gascoyne, Soap opera, Alison King
World News – GB – Chris Gascoigne of Coronation Street shares his family with dementia – symptoms
Donnez votre avis et abonnez-vous pour plus d’infos
Vidéo du jour: