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THIS IS FOR MOM

My mom started showing signs of FTD before she was even 50. When we got the diagnosis, we had no idea what to expect. We had no idea how it would change all of our lives.

In my eyes, even with the changes brought on by FTD, my mom has been and will forever be “The World’s Best Mom.”  She has always been known in our community for going above and beyond for her family and all those she loves. I’m so grateful that I have the opportunity to do the same for her.

I’m participating in this challenge to raise awareness, to increase education, and to find a cure. Join me if you know how it feels to lose someone to dementia. Join me because no one deserves to go through FTD, and because we need your help to end this disease!

Mom, this one’s for you. 🔥

Nicole

GET TO KNOW FTD FACTS

60000+ People Affected in U.S

3.6 Average Years to an Accurate Diagnosis

0 Approved Treatments

FRONTOTEMPORAL DEGENERATION

Young Dementia

The most common dementia under 60 isn’t Alzheimer’s. It’s FTD: primarily affecting people aged 45 to 64, and as young as 21.

Help, Support, and a Caring Community

For families facing an FTD diagnosis, AFTD offers information, resources, support, and connections to others who understand.

AFTD Drives Research

AFTD funds field-defining research, and we partner with other leading organizations to advance a future free of dementia.

Reasons for Hope

Understanding of this disease is growing, and clinical trials are taking root. Together, we can achieve a world without FTD. Join us!

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TAKE A SHOT FIGHT FTD

This journey and these times can be overwhelming. It can feel like there’s no way to help. By taking part in the #FTDHotShotChallenge you can make a difference for thousands of families. Take your shot. All it takes is a few minutes and a willingness to make your voice heard.

AFTD encourages participants in the #FTDHotShotChallenge to avoid taking actions that could risk your health, and we aren’t responsible for any injury that could occur to you based on participation. Use a hot sauce that you’re familiar and comfortable with, in a reasonable quantity. If hot sauce isn’t part of your diet or if you aren’t certain of your reaction, use ketchup or an alternative that’s safe for you. What’s most important is getting involved, and rallying your friends to do the same!

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