WATCH: My Husband Is Dealing With Lewy Body Dementia – Actress Joke Silva Opens Up
Celebrated Nigerian actress Joke Silva has opened up on a long-held family secret.
The actress who has been married to legendary actor Olu Jacobs in a new interview has revealed the husband is suffering from Lewy body dementia, a health condition that causes a progressive decline in mental abilities.
Speaking to Chude Jideonwo, Joke Silva said, “well, he is dealing with issues and it’s been going on for a couple of years. It’s known as dementia with lewy body…it’s hard on him because he doesn’t know what’s going on and it’s hard on the family too”
Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs have been married since 1989 and are blessed with two children.
Aside from being married, the two have shared several screen memories togther.
Watch the emotional video below.