Kathy Griffin on her mother’s battle with dementia


The final 17 months have been troublesome for Kathy Griffin as she’s been caring for her her ailing mom, Maggie.

Maggie, 98, is battling dementia — and now solely is aware of Kathy’s title and the phrase “I like you.”

Kathy, 58, took to Twitter on Thursday to element her emotions and pay tribute to her mom.

“She has quickly fallen into the throes of dementia,” Kathy mentioned. “That is by no means simple for any baby, I do know it is a actuality that thousands and thousands of individuals take care of yearly. However in relation to my mother that is notably exhausting as a result of her sharp thoughts was all the pieces.”

The comic added her mom maintained her sharp thoughts till the previous couple of months.

“I wish to guarantee you all that she will not be in ache and she or he is getting the very best 24-hour care,” she added. “By way of how she is now, at this level she solely is aware of my title and I like you.”

The truth star additionally went on to ask followers to share any recollections they’ve of Maggie and to ship any images they could have taken collectively.

“What I’m most happy with once I involves ‘My Life On The D’ Listing is that present gave me the chance to point out the world how naturally humorous my mother and father had been,” she added. “When folks inform me they really feel like they know my mother, I at all times reply ‘you do!’ She by no means placed on a present, she was the present.”

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