Horace Accavallo He is one of the greatest legends in the rich history of Argentine boxing. In addition to being a star, he was the first boxer
Horacio Accavallo, symbol of Argentine boxing and the…
Horace Accavallo He is one of the greatest legends in the rich history of Argentine boxing. In addition to being a star, he was the first boxer to break all stereotypes.
Unfortunately, no opponent gave him so many complications. Accavallo like Alzheimer’s did. This disease was diagnosed more than a decade ago, and there is no going back.
Knowing the above, many medical advances have come up with effective treatments to be able to alleviate the symptoms and improve the quality of life of the patient, in addition to dealing with those close to them.
The family of Roquino stars in an awareness campaign about this pathology, in which important information about treatments and how to help patients are disclosed.
Horace Accavallo in the fight with which he was consecrated worldwide, during the year 1966.
Horacio Accavallo son leads the campaign
During an exclusive interview for LEFT PUNCH, Horace Accavallo son revealed the reality in which his father finds himself. His state of health is as critical as it is painful for his fans.
“my dad is not well“he counted. “He has suffered from Alzheimer’s for 12 years, that’s why she stopped appearing in the media. He spent eight years with home hospitalization. He is now with a gastric button and has a fixed tracheostomy. He has to be admitted to a neuron recovery clinic”.
Accavallo, worthy heir to his father, does not see the fact of lowering his arms as an option. Together with his entire family, he will fight to the end and help all who are reached by this campaign.
“It arose from Sergio Pollaccia, winner of several creative marketing awards. His mom had Alzheimer’s, and she works for NGO range. This foundation is in charge of fighting Alzheimer’s and providing support to family members, who accompany the patient and suffer with him, ”she continued.
Media work for the disease
Horace Accavallo son, with the help of Sergio Pollaccio and NGO rangelaunched this campaign with the firm intention of reaching information about this disease to those who need it most.
“The idea is to promote this disease, which is very quiet”, he commented. “When the symptoms begin, it is because it is already advanced. We decided to do something for those who accompany the sick. We also have to fight Alzheimer’s“.
Also, Accavallo recommended to the common people to stay informed and be attentive to any indication of Alzheimer’s. For that, he asked them to soak up information.
“It is important that they approach the Gamma Foundation, to their social networks. There are manuals and even support groups for relatives of patients. This improves the moment within this progressive and incurable disease, in which the symptoms can be alleviated.“, he finished.
The request is as clear as the slogan: “A fight you won’t forget. #Don’tHangTheGloves against Alzheimer’s“.