It’s the most common dementia for those under 60, yet it’s widely misunderstood and too often misdiagnosed. In this section you will learn the essential facts about FTD.
FTD strikes earlier in life than other dementias, which can devastate family relationships, finances and even the health of caregivers. This section will help you manage the challenges of an FTD diagnosis.
Research studies and clinical trials are gaining momentum. In this section, you will learn how families and caregivers can participate in efforts to improve treatments and unlock a cure.
Bring help and support to the next family affected by FTD. In this section you will learn how you can volunteer your time and talents, raise much-needed funds, and provide your own generous donation.
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World FTD Awareness Week, a week of events, activism and engagement, is organized each year by World FTD United, an international coalition of which AFTD is a member.