Here is an interview I did with Rob Perry who lost his mother, aged 55 to FTD in 2013. His questions certainly made me think! Let me know what you think…..
For this blog post I have interviewed Debra Thelwell whose husband, Alan, sadly passed away in 2012. He was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) in 2007.
It has been a pleasure to conduct this interview with Debra; she has blogged extensively about her experiences of FTD and recently published a memoir: The Dance: Our journey through frontotemporal dementia
As always, I hope this post raises awareness of the disease and in particular the sheer scale of the havoc that it causes. This is the first interview in which I have questioned somebody who has experience of adapting to life post-FTD and it is clear from Debra’s answers that this is an endless and ever changing process.
I understand that your husband sadly passed away two years ago after living with FTD. Perhaps you could start by explaining your story in more detail?
My husband and I had been married…
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