2018 NADRC Webinar: Frontotemporal Degeneration: Importance of Knowledge, Advocacy, & Support to Advance Quality Care (weblink)

This January 16, 2018 webinar provides an overview of frontotemporal degeneration (FTD) disorders and how they differ from Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Viewers 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.

Presenters: Sharon S. Denny, Brandt and Marie Henderson

Webinar can be accessed at https://youtu.be/QuvEHzTgopg

PLEASE NOTE: Captions will automatically appear on the left side of the screen and the Closed Captioning tab in Youtube will not work.

Also: Dementia: cognitive impairment, Alzheimer, Alzheimer’s disease, vascular, multi-infarct, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, FTD, aphasia primary progressive, AIDS, Lewy body disease, LBD, Pick, Picks disease, behavior