How long do you find a person with FTD Dementia been able to live after diagnosis?

Follow
Share

I am starting to suspect a person diagnosed with FTD Dementia can live tens of years after diagnosis.

This question has been closed for answers. Ask a New Question.
5

Answers

Show:
So lanejohn you look at facilities for this person, because caring for them on your own has a 30% chance of killing you first.
Helpful Answer (0)
Report

On the other site I mentioned before there are a number of international members, including several from the UK.
Helpful Answer (0)
Report

We can trace back the start of our mums FTD to 1999. Shes still with us at home.
Helpful Answer (0)
Report

From the ALZ website:
Like other types of dementia, FTD shortens lifespan. Studies suggest that most people with FTD survive an average of six to eight years, but survival can range from two to 20 years.
Helpful Answer (1)
Report

Yes, a person can live a long time. Check out the web forum devoted to FTD, ftdsupportforumdotcom. You'll find many issues discussed.
Helpful Answer (0)
Report

This question has been closed for answers. Ask a New Question.
Related
Questions