Hold on Etta James, Hold on...

There are several reports out now that Etta James health has taken a turn for the worst. The music legand has been battling a sickness for the past year and seems to be in the final stages of leukemia. She has also been diagnosed with dementia and Hepatitis C.

Curently, she’s in a home under the care of a live-in doctor from Riverside Community Hospital and two others who have placed her on oxygen. Her husband is with her 24 hours a day, and her sons visit regularly. Please keep Etta and her family lifted up.

Details from the Reuters.com,
Dr. Elaine James, who is no relation to the singer, told a California newspaper in a video interview that the 73-year-old "At Last" singer has leukemia, dementia and kidney disease among her "many, many illnesses."

"At the present time, Etta is considered terminally ill," the doctor told the Press-Enterprise newspaper in Riverside, California, east of Los Angeles. Dr. James added that the diagnosis was made about two weeks ago by three medical specialists including an oncologist and an internist from a local hospital where the singer is frequently treated.

James' two sons, Donto and Sametto, told Reuters on Friday that they were not sure the terminally ill diagnosis was accurate and it was announced without the family's agreement



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