Alzheimerʼs Association Annual Education Conference

The Alzheimerʼs Association, Connecticut Chapter, is holding its 19th Annual Education Conference on April 7th in Cromwell, CT. Details.

logo 2According to their web site, “This full-day conference is designed for both professionals and family caregivers. Our aim is to share best practices and creative interventions for the care, treatment and preservation of the quality of life of persons with Alzheimerʼs and related dementias.”

I’ve been to the conference three times and have to found it to be very helpful. Would highly recommend it for caregivers.

There is a session on FTD. “This session will review the symptoms, diagnostic criteria and key points about providing clinical care for patients with behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia and primary progressive aphasia.” The presenter is Scott M. McGinnis, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital Frontotemporal Disorders Unit.