When Dementia Isn’t Alzheimer’s — FTD Awareness

An article written by Sharon Hall, who is the caretaker of her husband, who has been diagnosed with Frontotemporal Degeneration, and her elderly mother. She calls them ‘The Twins.’ 

huff“The world stopped. The breath seemed to leave my body. My husband had not changed intentionally, his brain was degenerating in the very places that make him, him. Deep inside me I knew. I knew this was what happened. I had spent the last year and a half struggling through the worst part of my life. Thinking that the man who was so tender and loving had turned into a beast, and maybe it had something to do with me.”

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