I’m sorry to hear that news. Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a type of dementia that affects the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain, which can result in changes in behavior, personality, and language difficulties.
It’s important to note that FTD is a rare form of dementia and can occur in people under the age of 65. Early symptoms may include changes in behavior and personality, such as apathy, loss of inhibitions, social withdrawal, and decreased empathy. Language difficulties may include difficulty finding the right word, trouble understanding language, or difficulty with grammar and syntax.
There is currently no cure for FTD, but treatment may help manage symptoms and improve quality of life. This can include medication, therapy, and support from family and caregivers. It’s important for individuals with FTD and their families to seek support and guidance from healthcare professionals.
My thoughts are with Bruce Willis and his family during this difficult time.