Frontotemporal Degeneration and Primary Progressive Aphasia

Family Caregiver and Professional Education and Support Conference

Saturday, March 24, 2022

Northwestern University
Thorne Auditorium, Rubloff Building
375 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

The purpose of the conference is to educate professionals and families about FTD and PPA and provide information on caring for those diagnosed with FTD and PPA and their families.

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The day will open with an update on FTD and PPA research and treatment by Dr. Diana Kerwin. This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Geri Hall, advance practice nurse from Banner Alzheimer’s Institute - Phoenix, who has lectured and published widely on behavioral interventions and communication strategies in dementia, specifically FTD and PPA. A panel of clinicians and caregivers will follow the keynote lecture. Afternoon breakout sessions and a closing plenary on stress and caregiving by Dr. Jennifer Medina will conclude the day.