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“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…


Persons with FTD Advisory Council Member Shares Story of Advocacy and Volunteerism

Katie Brandt (left), Amy Shives (center), and Sharon Denny   AFTD volunteer Amy Shives, MEd, discussed her experience of being diagnosed with FTD and the ways in which AFTD’s mission is informed directly by persons diagnosed on the latest Massachusetts General Hospital-led “Community Forum Friday” conversation.   Shives and AFTD Senior…