Last Monday, to mark World FTD Awareness Week 2018, 92.1 KKDV began airing a PSA about FTD — the most common form of dementia for people under 60 — thanks to the efforts of AFTD volunteer Patrick Gutierrez.
This week, we are premiering a short video bringing awareness to FTD, its uniquely challenging symptoms, and AFTD’s role in delivering information and support to all affected. Produced in conjunction with Discovery, this 30-second public service announcement will air on…
In recognition of National Volunteer Week 2018 (April 15-21), AFTD honors our amazing volunteers, who devote their time to furthering our shared mission of bringing help and hope to families across the U.S. and throughout the world.
Tracey Lind addresses attendees at AFTD’s 2018 Annual Education Conference in Chicago.
Presented by Susan L-J Dickinson, MS, CGC, Chief Executive Officer at the 2018 AFTD Education Conference, Chicago
AFTD 2018 Education Conference Breakout Session: Living with PPA — Practical Communication Strategies
Emily Rogalski, PhD, of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Becky Khayum, MS, of MemoryCare Corporation present skills, tools and strategies to help maintain communication with a loved one with PPA. 2018 Annual Education Conference, Chicago
Sharon Denny, AFTD Program Director Panelists: Joseph A. Becker, Nancy Cummings, Sharon Hall, Robin Riddle, Teresa Webb AFTD 2018 Education Conference, Chicago *Please note that sound quality for this presentation dramatically improves at the 26:45 mark.
Borna Bonakdarpour, MD, from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine provides information on pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments and how to work with your doctor for optimal care. AFTD 2018 Annual Education Conference, Chicago
Welcome by Gail Andersen, AFTD Board Chair Greeting from Amy Bouschart-Callea and Frank Callea, FTD Advocates and AFTD Volunteers The State of the Art in FTD: A Clinical Overview of the FTD Disorders, Marsel Mesulam, MD PPA Research: What It…
Emily Dwosh from UBC Hospital Clinic for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders explores how genetic counseling can help support individuals and families as they adjust to an FTD diagnosis. Her presentation focuses on the importance of the family history, the…