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Alzheimer’s Association — 37th Annual Wisconsin State Conference

Held annually, the Wisconsin State Conference conference attracts hundreds of professional and family care providers. The audience includes nurses, CNAs, social workers therapists, adult day care staff, administrators, physicians, home…

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Vestavia Hills, AL — In-Person Meet & Greet

Join and learn from others who understand the FTD journey at this in-person AFTD Meet & Greet event in Vestavia Hills, Alabama — and get information about a new support…

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AFTD Webinar: Person-Centered Care for Corticobasal Syndrome and Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

Corticobasal syndrome (CBS) and progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) are FTD disorders that primarily affect movement and are sometimes called atypical parkinsonism. But how do these two disorders compare, both to…

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FTD Social Satellite Event at Neuroscience 2022

If you’re attending this year’s Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in San Diego, AFTD invites you to join us for our in-person FTD Social. Catch up on the latest in…

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Holiday Hacks for FTD-Related Challenges

The holidays are upon us, with all the hustle and bustle. It can be a happy time for all. But it can come with challenges for those with FTD. AFTD’s…

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National Family Caregiver Month: AFTD Comstock Respite Grants and Self-Care

FTD can be exhausting for people with a diagnosis and care partners alike. The around-the-clock work of caring for someone with FTD can lead care partners to neglect their own…

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Veteran Reporter Writes About Living with Primary Progressive Aphasia and Corticobasal Syndrome

Ian Black, a former editor and reporter for The Guardian, recently wrote an article for the newspaper sharing his experiences getting a diagnosis for and living with primary progressive aphasia…

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National Family Caregiver Month: AFTD Support Groups are Here to Help

The FTD journey can be an isolating experience for people with a diagnosis and care partners alike. However, you don’t have to make the journey alone; there are many former…

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Nicole Petrie’s Burger Bomb Recipe for Caregivers

AFTD’s official partnership with Nicole Petrie has produced another TikTok video with an easy-to-make vegan recipe that everyone will enjoy. Nicole (@nicolepetrie) is a social media influencer and a caregiver…

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Advocacy Update: AFTD Offers Comments at NAPA Meeting

As part of AFTD’s advocacy efforts, Advocacy Manager Matt Sharp virtually attended the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA) Advisory Council quarterly meeting last Monday, October 24. NAPA was formed by…

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