AFTD’s 2017 Hope Rising Benefit took place in New York City on October 12. AFTD honored U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer with the Susan Newhouse & Si Newhouse Award of Hope, and AFTD CEO Susan L-J Dickinson announced the establishment of the David Geffen Fund. The event received coverage on the website of Vogue magazine.
The average annual cost of FTD is nearly $120,000 — twice the cost of Alzheimer’s. Read more in the first-ever study published in the U.S. to focus solely on FTD’s economic and social burden. Click here to read the study, co-written by AFTD and published in Neurology. Then download talking points and an infographic to help you share highlights of our findings.
AFTD recognized World FTD Awareness Week 2017 by launching a series of short videos with the theme “Think It’s Alzheimer’s? Think Again.” And even though World FTD Awareness Week is over, we encourage you to keep sharing your FTD stories. Click here to learn ways you can help the world #ThinkFTD.