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The FDA’s recent approval of a new drug to treat ALS signals important and promising developments for our community. In clinical trials, the drug, which will be marketed as Relyvrio…MORE
ADTD is pleased to announce an official partnership with Nicole Petrie, a social media influencer and AFTD volunteer who is also a care partner for her mother. Over the next…MORE
AFTD Ambassador Jerry Horn recently took part in a Facebook Live event hosted by the E.A. Roberts Alzheimer’s Center to talk about FTD and share his firsthand experiences as a…MORE
A karate ace in the UK shared his experiences of wanting to help people and stay active after his motor neuron disease (MND) diagnosis. The first signs that Liam Blaney…MORE
An article published by Xtra Magazine illustrated the difficulties that members of the LGBTQIA+ community experience when trying to find long-term care for FTD and other dementias. Care partner…MORE
At International Dementia Conference, Panelists Call for More Funding and Training for Specialized Dementia Care
Panelists at the International Dementia Conference in Sydney called for increased funding and training to address the need for greater access to specialized dementia care. FTD care partner Lynne Sewell…MORE
A recent article in Northwest Asian Weekly highlights how a disconnection between care infrastructure and culture can make dementia care more difficult for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI)…MORE
Dementia advocate Patrick Ettenes recently shared his experience with FTD with the Times of Malta, and underscored the need for better support for people with dementia in the LGBTQIA+ community.…MORE
AFTD Ambassador Deb Scharper shared the difficulties that she faced trying to get an accurate FTD diagnosis for her husband in a story published by The Healthy. Scharper’s husband, Tommy,…MORE
An editorial recently published in The Hill emphasized the benefits of telehealth care for people with FTD, Alzheimer’s disease, and other forms of dementia. Jason Karlawish, MD, a professor…MORE
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