Learn More About FTD

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Do you know enough about young-onset dementia?

FTD, known as frontotemporal dementia, frontotemporal degeneration or Pick’s disease, is the most common dementia diagnosed before age 60.

FTD brings progressive changes to behavior, personality, language, and/or movement. Today, there are no treatments, nor is there a cure.

But there are reasons for hope: Research is advancing, and AFTD can offer resources, support and connection. We’re the nation’s leader in addressing FTD, and we’re here to help.

Resources

Have questions about FTD? Contact AFTD’s HelpLine at 1-866-507-7222 or email [email protected].

Watch CBS’s 60 Minutes: “The Cruelest Disease You’ve Never Heard Of: Frontotemporal Dementia”

https://www.cbsnews.com/video/frontotemporal-dementia-devastating-prevalent-and-little-understood-60-minutes-2019-09-15/

Share Hope: Read and Share FTD Stories

https://www.theaftd.org/world-ftd-awareness-2019-2020/

BvFTD: Know the Signs… Know the Symptoms:

https://www.theaftd.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/FTD-Signs-and-Symptoms-bvFTD.pdf

What is Primary Progressive Aphasia?

https://www.theaftd.org/what-is-ftd/primary-progressive-aphasia/

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