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The Nine Most Common Forms of Dementia

Conversations with Dr. Tam Cummings - A Monthly Education Series for the Dementia Caregiver

THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021 11:00 A.M.- 12:15 P.M. ET, 10:00 A.M.- 11:15 A.M. CT

Featuring Guest Speaker Tam Cummings, Ph.D., Gerontologist Author, Untangling Alzheimer’s: The Guide for Families and Professionals

Nine dementias account for 98% of all dementias. Recognizing the signs and features of each dementia helps family and professional caregivers recognize and identify which form or forms of dementia their loved one is displaying.

Knowing the form of dementia a loved one has allows us to provide better care, teaches family caregivers to recognize and understand behaviors associated with particular dementias and helps us realistically plan for care that will include falls, fractures and UTIs. 

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“Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD), The Most Common Dementia Under Age 60"

TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2021 3:00 P.M.- 4:15 P.M. ET, 2:00 P.M.- 3:15 P.M. CT

Featuring Guest Speakers:
Sharon Denny, MA, Senior Director of Programs and
Esther Kane, BSN, RN-CDP, Support & Education Director
both with The Association of Frontotemporal Degeneration

During this webinar, Sharon Denny and Esther Kane will discuss:

  • What is FTD?
  • How does FTD differ from Alzheimer’s disease?
  • Understanding the symptoms of FTD
    Approaches to care and the role of residential care
  • Barriers to diagnosis and why
    Options for treatment- targeted care is needed
  • FTD’s impact on the family
    Resources for families and professionals

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Past Events

Missed our latest event? Below you'll find a list of recorded webinars that you can watch at your own convenience.