Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

AFTD’s mission is to improve the quality of life of people affected by FTD and drive research to a cure. We work every day to advance:

  • Research. We promote and fund research toward diagnosis, treatment and a cure.
  • Awareness. We stimulate greater public awareness and understanding.
  • Support. We provide information and support to those directly impacted.
  • Education. We promote and provide education for healthcare professionals.
  • Advocacy. We advocate for research and appropriate, affordable services.

Our Vision

AFTD envisions a world with compassionate care, effective support, and a future free of FTD.

Our Values


Information is the key to unlocking the future we seek.


We recognize the importance of finding others who understand.


AFTD connects a community. Together, we can end this disease.


We learn by listening, knowing the power of a single story.


We strive to honor, help and empower all on this journey.