In this episode, Stephanie shares the real and raw experience of her mom’s diagnosis and how her father responded to the changes and ultimate FTD diagnosis of her mom.
Stephanie discusses what it can be like when a family member is not at a place of acceptance, or is at a different stage of accepting a loved one’s diagnosis when it comes to a degenerative disease. Stephanie additionally discusses how her relationship with her father shifted when he had difficulty accepting her mom’s diagnosis and what the relationship with her father is like now.
(Please note: full consent was provided by all parties to share this story. All additional parties remain anonymous for this episode for confidentiality purposes).
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