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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.
In some cases, the changes that lead to FTD are caused by variants in a person’s genes. In this section, you’ll find out more about the causes of FTD, genetic counseling, and genetic testing options.
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.
Today’s research can lead to tomorrow’s breakthroughs. In this section, you’ll learn about research funding opportunities, new AFTD initiatives, and more.