New York Publication Tells Rep. Hinchey’s FTD Story

Posted on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Earlier this summer, the family of Maurice Hinchey announced that the former Congressman from New York has been living with the primary progressive aphasia variant of FTD, “gradually and insidiously eroding” a voice that had spoken up for environmental conservation, human rights, and economic opportunity for nearly four decades. Hinchey’s wife, Ilene Marder Hinchey, and his children went public with his disease in the hopes that his story can help “raise awareness and prevent people from being misdiagnosed.” An August 1 article published in the Chronogram, a publication based in New York’s Hudson Valley, details Hinchey’s story; AFTD CEO Susan L-J Dickinson is quoted throughout the article.