ALS and Frontotemporal Dementia

Diseases can come with running mates

Alison Acheson
Jun 9, 2020 · 5 min read
photo: Juan Pablo Rodriguez for Unsplash

When I was caregiving my spouse for the ten and a half months that we knew he had ALS, no one ever mentioned frontotemporal dementia (FTD).

Yet even in the first two or three months, as I took over more of the household routine and business, I became aware that something had been amiss far longer than we’d thought. I found…