Frontotemporal Disorders Awareness Lunch
You're invited to a special lunch to promote awareness about frontotemporal dementia (FTD), primary progressive aphasia (PPA), and other less common young-onset dementias that often start in one's 40's or 50's.
Wednesday, October 8 Awareness Lunch 1:00 -2:00 pm:
An informal discussion of multidisciplinary services available to families affected by these diseases. Lunch will be served.
- Lisa Radin, author of “What If It's Not Alzheimer’s”, and co-faciliator of the FTD and PPA support group. Lisa will discuss the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration, support group and other caregiver services.
- Natasha Swan, PhD, postdoctoral fellow in clinical neuropsychology at the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, and co-facilitator of the FTD and PPA support group. Dr. Swan will discuss the role of neuropsychology, social work, physical and occupational therapies, and speech language pathology in caring for our patients.
We have a limited number of seats available, which are expected to fill up fast, so please RSVP for this free event today!
Don't Forget About Lunch and Learn also on October 8!
12:00 - 1:00 pm: What if it's not Alzheimer's Disease? A lecture on a group of unusual disorders associated with changes in behavior and personality by Gabriel Leger, MD, Director, Young-Onset Dementia Program, Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. No RSVP required for this program.
The FTD Awareness Lunch will immediately follow the scheduled Lunch and Learn program.