This is genuinely sad.
David Cassidy has been diagnosed with dementia. The 66-year-old Partridge Family star revealed that he is battling the memory loss disease, which has run in his family for several generations.
Former teen idol David Cassidy, 66, told People magazine he was fighting dementia, a disease which his mother also suffered from.This came a day after weekend performances in which he forgot his words and appeared to fall off stage. Cassidy had decided to stop touring as a musician to concentrate on his health. Cassidy says: "I want to focus on what I am, who I am and how I've been, without any distractions," he said. 'I want to love. I want to enjoy life."