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Partners in FTD Care #23: Understanding and Managing Apathy

This AFTD resource outlines various strategies for coping with apathy in FTD, including verbal cuing, tailoring activities…

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Partners in FTD Care #22: Challenges in Diagnosing FTD

This issue of Partners in FTD Care explains why FTD is so unusually difficult to diagnose. It…

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Partners in FTD Care #21: Family Participation in FTD Research

While participating in FTD research is immensely valuable, it also presents unique obstacles to families as they…

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Partners in FTD Care #20: Comfort Care and Hospice in Advanced FTD

Because FTD often strikes at a relatively young age, many people are diagnosed before they have adequately…

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Partners in FTD Care #19: The Importance of Individualized Activities in FTD Care

This issue explains how care partners can work with to develop individualized plan based on their loved…

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Partners in FTD Care #18: FTD When There are Kids in the Home

Because 60% of persons diagnosed with FTD are between the ages of 45-64, the chances of young…

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Partners in FTD Care #17: Maximizing Communication Success in Primary Progressive Aphasia

This issue explores the case of Ben M. as he progresses through the stages of nonfluent/agrammatic PPA….

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Partners in FTD Care #16: Residential Long-Term Care and FTD

Transitioning from home-based care to residential long-term care can present challenges for individuals living with FTD, for…

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Partners In FTD Care #15: Falls and Dysphagia in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

This issue explores the case of Jackie Riddle, who faced progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) and moved into…

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Partners in FTD Care #14: Changes in Eating, and Managing Related Compulsive Behaviors

Changes in eating, combined with the ritualistic and repetitive behaviors and diminished social awareness that accompany FTD,…

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