Practical Strategies for Care in Lewy Body Dementia and Frontotemporal Degeneration

Start time
10:00 AM Pacific
End time
11:00 AM Pacific

Sponsored by Lewy Body Dementia Association

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People with non-Alzheimer’s dementias experience different changes in behavior than those with Alzheimer’s disease. Attendees will learn about common behavioral changes in Lewy body dementia and frontotemporal degeneration, the importance of understanding what contributes to these behaviors, and types of proactive strategies to help minimize them.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Participants will be able to identify contributing factors to behavioral issues in FTD and LBD.
  • Participants will understand the need for a strategic approach to addressing the symptoms of LBD and FTD
  • Participants will be able to apply at least two of the strategies that are recommended for addressing symptoms of LBD and FTD

Presenters

Pamela Corsentino Pamela Corsentino is a Gerontologist and Licensed Professional Counselor. She is the Director of Support Services for the Lewy Body Dementia Association
Sharon Denny Sharon S. Denny, MA is Senior Director of Programs at the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) where she leads strategic development of support and education for people with FTD, their families, and healthcare professionals. An advocate for high-quality and responsive services, she has promoted inclusion of people living with FTD, built a national network of AFTD-affiliated support groups, and directed professional education initiatives.
Jennifer Pilcher Dr. Pilcher has a doctorate in Gerontology and has had career-long experience working with people with dementia and their families. She is the founder of Clear Guidance, a care management practice that specializes in atypical dementias, including FTD and LBD.