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Frontotemporal Dementia: What, How, Why?

September 13, 2023

What is frontotemporal degeneration (FTD)? Did you know it is the most common form of dementia for people under the age of 60? Learn more about FTD, including the signs and symptoms, how it differs from other dementias, and the resources available locally and through AFTD.


Esther Kane, MSN, RN-CDP, The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration

Esther joined AFTD as its Director of Support & Education in November 2020. Previously, Esther served as Director of Wellness at CareOne Management, a company that provides elder-care services throughout the Northeast United States. She brings clinical, educational, managerial, and marketing skills along with a passion for quality care for those who are living with neurological conditions. Her work reflects a strong commitment to the importance of education and training throughout the spectrum of diagnosis and delivery of quality care. In her role, Esther will ensure that AFTD’s support services and educational programs advance early diagnosis and improve access to quality care and effective support, as well as ensure that clinical information provided to healthcare professionals and the AFTD community is current and accurate.





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