In conjuction with AFTD’s first-ever Food for Thought awareness week and campaign, Patrick Meehan, congressman from Pennsylvania issued official remarks about FTD on October 3, 2013, in honor of patients, families and caregivers coping with FTD. Click here to read the Extensions of Remarks from the Congressional Record for Oct. 3.
FTD in the News
Todd and Deborah Dolan raise awareness of FTD with their Minneapolis news station with an event on Sunday, October 13. Click here for the story.
Dr. Tiffany Chow, a member of AFTD’s Medical Advisory Council, and Dr. Geri Hall, a member of AFTD’s Long-term Care Education Committee, both contributed to an article published on Examiner.com in conjunction with FTD Awareness Week (Sept. 30 – Oct. 6, 2013). Click here to read the story, which also features AFTD’s documentary, It Is What It Is.
Philadelphia resident Addie Kaplan spoke with Rosella Eleanor LeFevre about her husband’s decline after being diagnosed with FTD. Dr. Murray Grossman of AFTD’s Medical Advisory Committee also contributed to the story about former artist and professor Patrick Ross Arnold. Ms. Kaplan will host an open house to auction off some of Patrick’s works on October 5-6.
On Tuesday, Oct. 1, AFTD Executive Director Susan Dickinson and FTD caregivers Paul Lester and Cheryl Sparks spoke live on Internet radio with Lori La Bey of Alzheimer’s Speaks. To listen to the recording, click this link and move the cursor to the 53:30 minute mark.