One of the difficult aspects of FTD is that the loved one is still physically present. In Poem, Lori Ruhlman wrestles with the emotion of that reality.
A wife describes the heartbreak of learning of her husband’s diagnosis and the struggles of managing the aftermath. Click here to read her story. She also created a YouTube video about their journey.
While having a particularly bad day, Robin Albright chooses to see that there is hope. Click here to read a particularly hopeful piece.
In this essay, a husband describes his path to accepting his wife’s diagnosis. Click here to read.
This poem describes one caregiver’s experience with the toll caregiving exacts.
In this poem a daughter writes of the desire for people to view her father as the man she remembers, even as his illness progresses.
About one month after making the decision to move his wife to a long-term care facility, Robin Jones penned Thoughts About Kit…. The poem captures the conflicting emotions he experienced the day of the move.
A young adult whose father had FTD shares her personal experience with his illness. In part, the article describes her journey through the dissonance of planning for her father’s passing and then funeral at a time when many peers were…