May 6, 2012

When Frontotemporal Dementia Makes a Spouse a Stranger

You and I are in this together and I am not going anywhere.

Alzheimer's Reading Room

Families and caregivers of persons living with Frontotemporal Dementia often feel left out by the Alzheimer's community. That is not the case here in the Alzheimer's Reading Room. I picked the brand name long before I understood the different types of dementia. Everyone is included here.

Frontotemporal Dementia is a rare and very aggressive form of dementia. There is no cure.

The video below about Michael and Ruth French is intense and moving.

To read more about Frontotemporal Dementia, Michael, and Ruth in the New York Times go here -- When Illness Makes a Spouse a Stranger.

Also see --
What is Frontotemporal Dementia?
Frontotemporal Dementia: Information for Patients, Families, and Caregivers
Caregivers of Frontotemporal Dementia Patients

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Original content Bob DeMarco, the Alzheimer's Reading Room