FTD: The Dementia No One Knows About

Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD): The Dementia No One Knows About

Monday, March 14, 2016, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, New York City’s Manhattan Office

360 Lexington Avenue, 3rd Floor (Between 40th & 41st Streets)

New York, NY 10017

Speakers:

Dr. Edward Huey, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Neurology, Columbia University and Jill Goldman, MS, MPhil, CGC, Senior Staff Associate & Genetic Counselor, Columbia University.

This event is co-sponsored by AFTD. Topics covered will include:

-Symptoms and behaviors of FTD.

-How FTD differs from Alzheimer’s.

-What healthcare professionals will look for to pinpoint the disease.

-The role of genetics.

The event is free, but registration is required. Call Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, New York City at 646-744-2900, or log on to www.alznyc.org/educationreg to register for these meetings.

An event flyer is available here.