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The Dr. Lawrence Albert Memorial Fund – Established by the Arnow Family, the Dr. Lawrence Albert Memorial Fund was created to pay tribute to their father, a loving man who valued spirited intellectual discussion and science. The Fund’s focus is on providing learning opportunities to professionals in the field of FTD research, who aim to find effective treatments, and one day, a cure. Generous gifts like this one are critical to AFTD’s ability to advance both research and support. To learn more about Dr. Albert, who lived with PPA, please click here. For information on establishing a Named Fund, contact Development Manager Pam McGonigle at: [email protected], or 267-758-8648.
Have you registered for AFTD’s conference in Minneapolis? Registration Closes May 6th! AFTD’s annual Education Conference provides opportunities for all members of our community – researchers, medical professionals, caregivers and persons living with FTD – to meet in person, share resources and learn about the latest developments in FTD research. Secure your seat today: https://tinyurl.com/aftd2016
Where the Light Gets In Discussing her new memoir with AFTD, actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley said: “When caregivers, patients, family members and friends DO mess up (as we all inevitably do), I want them to forgive themselves… and know they are not alone. This is a challenging illness, and it is impossible to get through it perfectly, or even somewhat gracefully.” Read more of this engaging interview here.