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COVID-19 and FTD

“Atlantic” Magazine Highlights Person Diagnosed with FTD

An article published in The Atlantic details the lives of persons diagnosed with dementia amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including one man diagnosed with FTD, and how the pandemic is impacting their health and lives.   The article, published March 24, tells Joe Licata’s story of his rapid decline in performing independent tasks, his difficulties with impulse…


Help & Hope #72

Issue #72: March 2021 In this issue you can register for AFTD’s 2021 Education Conference, get ideas for managing loneliness and isolation during the pandemic, learn how to host an independent event, get information about how to participate in FTD…


Help & Hope #71

Issue #71: February 2021 In this issue you can learn about the recent expansion of our Comstock Respite Grant in response to COVID-19, get updates about the 10th anniversary of our With Love campaign and find out how to get…


FTD Caregiving in a Pandemic

Dear Friends, I hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy during this still rather uncertain and stressful time. In my daily work at the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease at Northwestern University, I…