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Spotlight On…Bob and Evelyn Moore

When Evelyn Moore was diagnosed with FTD in 2014 at age 60, her husband, Bob Moore, didn’t…

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Mom of Young Woman with FTD Writes About Need for Quality In-Home Care

A New Hampshire newspaper featured an editorial on June 5 emphasizing the importance of quality in-home caregiver…

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Spotlight On…Teresa Webb, Persons with FTD Advisory Council

Teresa Webb and her wife Denise   With COVID-19 restrictions and limitations still impacting this year’s Pride…

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Sparks of Silver, by Sarah Kneeland

Sparks of silver in her hair Cast glints of sunlight everywhere. Her gaze laid bare my soul…

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AFTD Board Member Kristin Holloway Discusses FTD Research Fund in “San Francisco Business Times”

AFTD Board of Directors member Kristin Holloway and her husband, Lee Holloway, were featured in a May…

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Husband with FTD, Mistaken for Having Midlife Crisis, Profiled in UK Newspaper

A UK-based newspaper highlighted persons impacted by FTD, including one man living with FTD who many believed…

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Spotlight on… Amy Shives, AFTD’s Persons with FTD Advisory Council

Amy Shives had one mission for this year’s upcoming AFTD Education Conference: To ensure that the voices,…

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Spotlight On…Laura and Sarah Silver

The adage “a picture is worth a thousand words” holds more truth than cliché for mother-daughter duo…

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Spotlight on… Steve Perlis, AFTD Persons with FTD Advisory Council

In 2018, Steve Perlis talked himself out of being a spokesperson for persons diagnosed with FTD, reluctant to be considered the “poster…

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Spotlight on… Anne Fargusson, AFTD Persons with FTD Advisory Council

It’s been nearly two decades since Anne Fargusson started feeling the effects of FTD. Today, she is…

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