Part of the National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center webinar series sponsored by the Administration for Community Living.
Includes complimentary CEUs
This web seminar provides an overview of frontotemporal degeneration (FTD) disorders and how they differ from Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Attendees will learn the symptoms, approaches to care and importance of support for the family system. An individual living with FTD and his wife will share their experiences and strategies for maintaining quality of life.
Participants in this web seminar will be able to:
- Identify three ways FTD differs from Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias;
- Identify the three main clinical presentations of FTD and their symptoms; and,
- Describe two positive approaches to care in FTD.
Sharon S. Denny, M.A., is program director at the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD). For the past six years she has led a committee of clinicians and family caregivers who publish Partners in FTD Care, an education initiative for healthcare providers interested in FTD.