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Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity Rocks Netflix with Alzheimer's Awareness Variety Show

The special meaning behind Hilarity for Charity

Most people don't understand how Rogen’s crass and crude comedy can have a connection to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. However, there is actually a deeper meaning to the show’s program that not many people may notice. His wife, Lauren’s mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s at just 55 years old. 

At that time, no one wanted to talk about the disease because there was this stigma about Alzheimer’s. It has been pretty sad for Lauren because her mother was always the funny, sweet and loving. Her humor was still very much alive even during the first stages of the diagnosis. However, 5 years passed and her mother wasn’t the same person she is. According to Lauren, she’s a “shell of who she used to be.”