On Father’s Day, Bruce Willis’ wife makes an agonizing plea amid the actor’s fight with dementia.

Emma Heming Willis, Bruce Willis’ wife, has made a wrenching appeal months after learning that her husband had dementia.

Emma celebrated her 45th birthday and Father’s Day the same day, so she posted images on Instagram to commemorate both events.

In the captions of those posts, Emma praised caregivers everywhere, a position she has become accustomed to due to her husband’s illness.

Hollywood legend After receiving an aphasia diagnosis, Bruce gave up acting last year. His capacity to speak was affected, among other things, making it harder for him to function on set.