Blogs by a family member

A peculiar life is a blog written by Sophie who has lost a number of family members to familial Alzheimer’s disease. She has tested positive for the mutated gene, which means in time she too will develop Alzheimer’s disease. 

Jessica writes a blog titled FTD & me which shares her journey and experiences with her mum who was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia at the age of 62. The aim of her blog is to raise awareness of FTD and to provide relatable content for people in a similar situation. 

Janes husband was diagnosed with dementia in 2017 at the age of 58. She started writing a blog called Memory for two to try to focus on the positive aspects of living a life affected by dementia, and to in turn keep her focused on the positive aspects of their life together. She says that most of the time it works!  

Mum has dementia is a blog written by the daughter of a lady who was diagnosed with young onset Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 58. The blog is about their joint struggle with dementia. 

Candace’s mum Robin was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia at the age of 57. Candace writes a blog Our FTD journey – care giving from a daughter’s perspective – in order to share their experiences and to help support others. They live in America.  

Linda’s husband Ken was diagnosed with young onset dementia aged 53 and their lives changed forever. Linda started writing a blog called Telling tales in order to help others to understand the impact of dementia on families. 

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