TOUCHING STORY: Father Forgets His Family Because of Alzheimer's but His Son Thought of Something Brilliant That Changed Their Lives!


The elderly are the most common victims of Alzheimer's Disease. In the United Kingdom, there are 886,333 victims of Alzheimer's according to rightdiagnosis.com.

Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that causes problems in memory-retenion, thinking and behavior, according to Alz.org. People with the disease tend to forget their family, friends and some events in their life.

That's why Simon McDermott, the son of Ted McDermott who has an Alzheimer's, struggled when his Dad started to forget him and his mother.

"But he started forgetting who I was, and who mum was. He also started getting extreme aggression. That was the crisis point," Simon said. 

However, Simon did not give up on his Father, and he had a brilliant idea to follow it through.

TOUCHING STORY: Father Forgets His Family Because of Alzheimer's but His Son Thought of Something Brilliant That Changed Their Lives!

Ted was a singer back in the day and according to Simon, singing is what he loves to do.

"My dad's been a singer all his life and entertainer all his life. He's a real character and he loves singing. He's got a good voice," Simon said.

That is why he gave his father the album Songaminute with Ted MacDermott. Simon believes that through this album, he can help his Father remember.

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