What Should I Know as a Family Member of a Frontotemporal Dementia Patient?

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I think the first things we need to know is that this is not your fault and it's not your loved one's fault. One of the first things I do with families is sit them down and explain to them that this is a disease. This is not driven by malice, ill will, this is a disease of their part of the brain that allows us to behave appropriately.