Every day at 11 a.m. sharp, David Thompson makes the same walk, sits in the same chair, and sings the same songs until noon. The reason he does this? For his wife, Eleanor who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease ten years ago and placed in long-term care. He chose singing because Eleanor has always loved music and spent many years of her life in a choir. Also, Thompson says singing may be the only way he can connect with his wife due to her condition. For more information, please see the article below:
Original Article: https://www.capitaldaily.ca/news/dumpling-drop-alzheimer-society