AFTD’s 2017 Education Conference will be held on May 5th, 2017 at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore, MD.
AFTD’s Education Conference provides opportunities for all members of the FTD community – researchers, medical professionals, caregivers and persons living with FTD – to meet in person, share resources and learn about the latest developments in FTD research.
Online registration will open in January.
If you are like me, thinking about year end giving.
Here is a link to the AFTD site where you can donate online.
Meet others affected by FTD for an informal gathering of local families, friends, caregivers, community professionals and persons diagnosed with FTD on Saturday, 12/10. See the invitation for the details, who to contact with questions and to RSVP, space is limited.
Date: Sunday, November 20th, 1:00-2:30pm
Location: Arden Courts Memory Care, 45 South Rd, Farmington, CT., a little over an hour from the Norwalk area.
RSVP: email@example.com to confirm. Sponsored by the CT FTD Foundation.
Arden Courts will provide respite care in a separate room if you bring the person with FTD with you. Just let them know in advance in the RSVP email.
Meetings are the third Sunday of every month at Arden Courts Memory Care, 45 South Rd, Farmington, CT. Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm. Hosted by the CT FTD Foundation, meetings are free. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you haven’t seen it, here is it. The first publicly aired PSA about FTD has reached more than 12 million viewers since August 2016.
The Hope Rising benefit honored David Zaslav, President and CEO of Discovery Communications, whose generosity made it possible.
There is still time to get involved and donate!
Food for Thought (FFT), the grassroots campaign created to educate people about FTD, while raising money to help fight this disease, started on September 25 and ends on October 9, 2016.
Here is a link to events accepting online donations.
On September 29, the AFTD held its inaugural benefit, Hope Rising, in New York City at the Pierre Hotel.
More than 400 people attended. Paula Zahn emceed and Tony-Award winning performer Kelli O’Hara sang for the evening’s guests.
Olivia Goldring and Susan Suchan, who has been diagnosed with FTD/PPA, shared their personal perspectives on how FTD impacts individuals and families, and their hopes for the future.