Saturday, November 19, 2011

Alzheimer's Patient Dotty Sings and Talks to Parrot (Video)

Dotty performs live, and talks with Harvey the Parrot

By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

Dotty is 95 years old and lives with Alzheimer's. She was diagnosed in 2004.

I learned something today that I had never heard before. Dotty mentioned the Lobster Club in south Philadelphia in the video.

The Lobster Club turned 100 years old in 2007. After a little investigation, I found out it is about a block and one half from where my mother lived as a young girl.

The members of the Lobster Club also performed in the famous Mummers Day Parade on New Year's Day in Philly.

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