Tony Hawk talks about Alzheimer’s disease

Skateboarder Tony Hawk posted an emotional account of his 92-year old mother who has Alzheimer’s disease in a social media post Saturday.

The post has been shared more than 10,000 times on Facebook and 4,000 times on Twitter.



My mom turns 92 tomorrow. She has Alzheimer's and today was the first time that she didn't recognize me during our…

Posted by Tony Hawk on Saturday, March 12, 2016


This isn’t the first time Hawk has taken to social media to share his mother’s struggle. The skateboarder is honest abou the family caregiver experience and encourages his fans to call their moms and hold fond memories close.





Topics: Alzheimer's/Dementia