Dad With Alzheimer’s Remembers Song Lyrics While Singing With His Son
If you’ve ever had a loved one suffer from Alzheimer’s, you know just how sad it can be to watch someone become unfamiliar with everything around them. This is something that Simon McDermott knows all too well as he watches his 80-year-old father, Ted, struggle with Alzheimer’s. Although Ted’s memory fails him most of the time, Simon has found a very cool way to connect with his father. When Simon plays his father’s favorite songs, Ted comes to life and sings word-for-word. While he may not be able to remember names, faces, and places, Ted is still able to create lasting memories with his loving son.