Hinchey Family Announces that Former Congressman Maurice D. Hinchey Has Been Diagnosed with FTD

Posted on Thursday, June 29th, 2017

The family of former New York Congressman Maurice D. Hinchey has announced that he has the primary progressive aphasia variant of FTD. Hinchey’s PPA symptoms began as the occasional lost word, but within a relatively short time the disease further affected his eloquent sense of language. Hinchey’s distinguished career in public service spanned 38 years in the U.S. House of Representatives and New York State Assembly. A full press release can be seen here.