Friday, February 23

Actress Carme Elías announces that she suffers from Alzheimer’s

The film and theater actress Carme Elías, 71, announced this Saturday in Barcelona that she suffers from Alzheimer’s.

The Catalan interpreter has revealed this circumstance when collecting the special prize of the film festival on the brain Brain Film Fest at the Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB).

“Finally, after a long and painful journey of doctors, pills, fears, uncertainty and a lot of courage, the unspeakable word arrives: Alzheimer’s”, assured Elías, who has thanked the Pasqual Maragall Foundation for inviting it “to give visibility and leave testimony of a disease that still has no going back”.