The former young heartthrob informed Individuals journal that dementia operates in his members of the family, impacting both his grandpa and his mom.
"I was in refusal, but a part of me always realized this was coming," he said to Individuals, regarding the infection.
Cassidy said he would take a step back from traveling.
"I want to pay attention to what I am, who I am and how I've been without any disruptions. I want to really like. I want to take it easy," he informed the journal.
CNN achieved out to Cassidy's associates.
A members of the family history
In 2012, he talked to CNN about the results of dementia on his mom, celebrity Evelyn Keep, who passed away that season at the age of 89.
"To observe someone who brought up you, who was so brilliant, to look at them reduce their mind and vanish could well be the most agonizing thing I've ever knowledgeable," he said.
Cassidy came to popularity with his part as Keith Partridge in the hit Nineteen seventies TV show "The Partridge Family," enjoying the oldest of five kids. He started traveling the world executing his hit music such as "I Think I Love You," stuffing show places with shouting young ladies. Right at that moment, his fan team was larger than Elvis and The Beatles.
He ongoing to execute for nearly 50 years.
Over the past end of the week, Cassidy had been executing in Agoura Mountains, Florida, and fought to keep in mind lines to his music.
Cassidy exposed his dementia analysis in the Individuals article released Thursday.
Danny Bonaduce, who performed his sibling on "The Partridge Family" tweeted: "If you're a fan, now is a wonderful a chance to deliver him your ex and good luck."
In past years, Cassidy talked openly about his challenges with liquor.
He was caught for generating while impaired on three individual events during a four-year period between 2010 and 2014. Cassidy said his problems with liquor was "very humbling and it's also embarrassing," in interviews with CNN in 2014.