FTD – Planning for Hope: Living with Frontotemporal Disease

From co-producers Susan Grant, an FTD patient, and her caregiver Cindy Dilks, “Planning for Hope” captures some of the most brilliant and passionate researchers exploring early diagnoses for this rare disease.

Frontotemporal Disease or Dementia (FTD) has been misdiagnosed along with other neurodegenerative diseases that cause dementia in young people in their 40s, at the peak of their careers and in the prime of their lives.

Most importantly, families have stepped forward in this poignant documentary to share their heart-wrenching stories of perpetual grieving, amidst financial struggles and caring for their loved ones.

Sharing another aspect of hope, professionals explore financial and estate planning for FTD victims and their families.

Today, there is no single known cause, treatment or cure for FTD. However, the film provides hope for the future as science is moving at a fast pace.

This trailer introduces Frontotemporal Disease (FTD), a dementia second in prevalence to Alzheimer’s Disease.

You also may download a free eBook that accompanies this film, “Know the Early Signs of FTD” at http://www.slideshare.net/FTDPlanning… that will aid you in recognizing the early warning signs of FTD and show you how to approach getting a diagnosis.

Early detection matters.
Know the early signs of FTD.

2 thoughts on “FTD – Planning for Hope: Living with Frontotemporal Disease

  1. Pingback: FTD – Fears, Tears and Dedication | FTD is my Niche (apparently!)

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