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All In The Mind is Radio National's weekly foray into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour - everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.


The funny side of Alzheimer's

June 5th, 2016

Episode 118 of 137 episodes

Michelle Wyatt’s father sat devotedly by his wife’s side in the dementia ward every day from eight o’clock in the morning until eight o’clock at night.It was an intense and poignant journey through Alzheimer’s disease for the whole family—but along the way they used their wicked sense of humour to get them through.Michelle Wyatt tells the intimate story of how she and her family coped with their mother’s disease with love, compassion, and lots of laughs.