Princess Yasmin Aga Khan discusses her mother, Rita Hayworth, and Alzheimer’s disease

When Hollywood star Rita Hayworth was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 1981 at the age of 62, her daughter Princess Yasmin Aga Khan took on the role of her conservator.


Princess Yasmin, who is president of Alzheimer’s Disease International, a federation of Alzheimer’s associations worldwide, spoke with The Globe and Mail about how the disease affected her family.

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Author: ismailimail

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  1. She is such a special daughter to have cared for her mother and continues her quest every year on this disease.


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