New England Region
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
AFTD Regional Coordinator Volunteer
AFTD’s regional coordinator volunteers are the “local” ambassadors for AFTD and the principal coordinator of volunteer activities focusing on awareness, fundraising and all other aspects of the mission in his/her region. They represent AFTD throughout their region and support the volunteers. Questions not related to volunteering should be directed to AFTD’s HelpLine at 866-507-7222 or firstname.lastname@example.org and an AFTD staff member will be happy to assist you.
New England Regional Coordinator Volunteer
Kerri Keane, AFTD Volunteer Manager (providing temporary coverage)
Research and Medical Centers with FTD Focus
- Massachusetts General Hospital
Department of Neurology, FTD Unit
15 Parkman St.
Boston, MA 02114
Contact: Ms. Daisy Hochberg (617) 726-5571 or MGHFTDUnit@partners.org
Support Groups in this Region
Denotes group is led by an AFTD affiliated leader who has participated in additional FTD training.
Note: Before attending your first group, please contact your facilitator to affirm the date and time, as both are subject to change.
|CT – Farmington
||3rd Sunday of the month, 1 p.m.||Meghan Roscoe
|Arden Courts of Farmington
45 South Rd.
Farmington, CT 06032
|ME – Bangor||3rd Wednesday of the month, 2 p.m.–4 p.m.||Dorian Bannister
|The Acadia Hospital
268 Stillwater Ave.
Bangor, ME 04402
|MA – Boston area
||Last Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m.–9 p.m.||Katie Brandt
|Newton Wellesley Hospital
2014 Washington St.
Newton, MA 02462
|MA – Cambridge
||2nd Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m.–9 p.m.||Amy Almeida
|Mount Auburn Hospital
330 Mount Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
(Clough Board Room)
|MA – Holyoke||2nd Wednesday of each month, 4:30-6 p.m.||Sandy Wallis
|Holyoke Senior Center
291 Pine St.
|MA – Topsfield
||2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month, 5:15 – 7:30pm||Mary E MacDonald
|Rest.Stop.Ranch Caretaker’s Cottage
202 Haverhill Road
|NH – Manchester
||2nd Wednesday of the month, 9:30-11:00am||Shirley Gordon
|Easter Seals NH
555 Auburn Street
Manchester, NH 03103
|RI – East Providence||1st Tuesday of the month, 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.||Doreen Putnam, CDP
|Brookdale East Bay Assisted Living
1440 Wampanog Trail
East Providence, RI
|*(Phone based for adult children affected by FTD)||3rd Thursday of the month from 5 p.m.–6:30 p.m.||Led and organized by University of California, San Francisco:
Jamie C. Fong, M.S., CGC
|National phone-based support group. Contact facilitator for access number.|