Saturday 23 September 2017

WATCH: Heart-warming video of 80-year-old man with Alzheimer's singing with his son

A carpool sing-a-long between a father and son has raised thousands for the Alzheimer's Society after going viral.

Dashcam video shared by Simon McDermott, 40, shows him driving his father, Ted, 80, in his car while singing old time hit Quando, Quando, Quando.

Ted had a lengthy career as an entertainer, including working as a Butlin's Redcoat. He earned the nickname "The Songaminute Man" due to the many tracks he knew off by heart.

The 80-year-old was diagnosed with dementia in 2013.

The video, and a few others, have helped raise nearly €58,000 for the Alzheimer's Society after Simon son set up a Just Giving fundraising page.

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