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Angela has a rare form of dementia and can’t speak… but music triggers something in her brain

August 27, 2019

Belfast Telegraph: Retired teacher Angela Smyth, a talented singer and musician, is no longer able to speak due to the effects of the illness. Ahead of Palliative Care Week, her husband Pat tells Stephanie Bell about the exceptional support the couple has received at the NI Hospice.

Pat Smyth marvels at the fact that his wife Angela can still sing as beautifully as she ever did, even though dementia has robbed her of the ability to speak.

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