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Emma Heming, Bruce Willis’ wife, celebrates their ‘hard’ wedding anniversary after his dementia diagnosis

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Emma Heming Willis has been open about her experience since her husband, Bruce Willis, was diagnosed with dementia, and this time she shared a story about their wedding anniversary.

Emma Heming Willis, wife of actor Bruce Willis, took to Instagram on their 14th wedding anniversary to express her experience as a carer to her husband, who has frontotemporal dementia.

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As the pair celebrates their 14th wedding anniversary, Emma Heming Willis has spoken up about the difficulty of caring for her husband, who was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia.

On March 21, Heming Willis tweeted a photo of a bouquet of flowers sent to her by a friend to commemorate the occasion, explaining how such acts of compassion make a difference to carers.

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She urged her followers to support people who care for loved ones, rather than asking what they could do.

“That made me think about how difficult these’special events’ may be on caretakers,” Emma continued in the caption. “While our person would normally acknowledge the occurrence, their evolving brains just cannot. That is exactly what it is.”

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Heming Willis also mentioned how difficult it can be for carers during important moments when their loved one’s evolving brain cannot recognise the event.

She encouraged people to be kind to carers they knew without being asked, adding it will stick with them for a long time.

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“Well here’s my point. If you know someone who is caring for someone else, don’t hesitate to help “She went on to say. “I’ll remember this random act of kindness for a long time.”

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Heming Willis has been candid about her husband’s dementia diagnosis, posting updates on her social media platforms to raise dementia awareness.

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Willis’ family reported in February that he had been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia, a disease that affects behaviour, speech, and communication skills.

Willis’ family also disclosed that he had retired from acting due to aphasia, a disorder that limits a person’s capacity to communicate.

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Heming Willis has been documenting her experiences as a carer to her husband on social media, exposing the difficulties and challenges of caring for someone with dementia.

She published a photo of herself with famous dementia care specialist Teepa Snow in March 2022, demonstrating her dedication to studying the best ways to care for her husband.

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Fans and celebrities alike have expressed their love and support for Heming Willis’ Instagram post. Tallulah Willis, Willis’ daughter, responded on the page, expressing her love for her stepmother and father.

Many people have been moved by Heming Willis’ message of kindness and compassion, particularly those who have cared for a loved one with dementia.

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Written by Sarah Joseph

Hi, fellow readers! So glad you found my little writing nook on the internet. I am a freelance writer, occasionally moonlighting as a digital marketer as well. I love to read, mostly focusing on high-fantasy and thrillers. Here, on Geekybar, I share my thoughts and views on breaking and recent news form all around the world. Oh, and I LOVE covering all the celeb gossips so stick around for some really interesting stuff!

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