Beloved animal and wildlife skilled, Jack Hanna, has been identified with dementia, his household introduced on Wednesday, April 7.
The 74-year-old star’s daughters, Kathaleen, Suzanne and Julie disclosed their father’s prognosis, whereas additionally explaining that he can be stepping away from the highlight attributable to his sickness.
“Medical doctors have identified our dad, Jack Hanna, with dementia, now believed to be Alzheimer’s illness,” Jack’s household wrote in a press release that was shared on the star’s official Twitter account. “His situation has progressed a lot quicker in the previous couple of months than any of us might have anticipated.”
“Sadly, Dad is now not capable of take part in public life as he used to,” their assertion continued, “the place individuals all around the world watched, discovered, and laughed alongside him.”
The wildlife skilled rose to fame after often showing—with unique animals no much less—on speak exhibits equivalent to The Tonight Present Starring Johnny Carson, Good Morning America, Late Evening with David Letterman, Maury and plenty of others.