Michael French has frontotemporal dementia, for which there is no treatment. As his condition deteriorated, his wife, Ruth, had to move him to a nursing home, where she spends most days.

By Béatrice de Géa, Nick Harbaugh, Soo-Jeong Kang and Nancy Donaldson

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