The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration is the place to turn for accurate information, compassion and hope when lives are touched by frontotemporal degeneration. FTD, also called frontotemporal dementia or frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD), is a disease process that causes a group of brain disorders characterized by changes in behavior and personality, language and/or motor skills, and a deterioration in a person’s ability to function.
If you are new to AFTD, it is helpful to begin with the overview and pages for those facing a new diagnosis.
|AFTD’s Holiday Appeal: The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes a time of giving thanks. AFTD is grateful for you and your generous support. Your gift will make a difference in the lives of those dealing with FTD. As many of you know and as Dorian shares in the attached story, the journey comes with many challenges. Make your tax-deductible donation today. You gift gives HOPE to those affected by this disease.|
AFTD Guidance for State Alzheimer’s Plans: AFTD has crafted a Guidance document that identifies the primary challenges for people coping with an FTD disorder and the need for each state to address these challenges in their respective Alzheimer’s disease plans. Click here to learn more about the state plans and the Guidance document that AFTD created.
Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2103: AFTD proudly announces the release of its 2013 Annual Report. AFTD uses $.81 of each $1 donated towards FTD research, caregiver/patient support, education, advocacy and awarness. You are invited to review the year’s achievements detailed in the report. As always, AFTD is grateful for the continued support of the community we serve.
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