Kris Kristofferson says his memory loss was due to ticks, not dementia
June 9th, 2016 by Carmen Chai, Global News
For years, doctors were telling Kris Kristofferson he was grappling with Alzheimer’s disease as his memory quickly deteriorated. Turns out, he had Lyme disease – a discovery that has helped the 80-year-old country singer take back his health.
In a candid interview with Rolling Stone Country, Kristofferson conceded that his memory had slipped so much, he’d often forget what he was doing in the moment.