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Understanding Frontotemporal Dementias (FTDs) (Streaming)


Frontotemporal Dementias (FTDs), an umbrella term for a range of disorders affecting the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain, are particularly challenging for families and professional care partners. Odd, often impulsive behaviors, and potential loss of language are just a few symptoms causing frustration and anxiety.


  • why proper screenings truly matter, and where to get them
  • about causes and symptoms of different types of FTDs
  • which changes happen in the brain, and how they affect the person living with FTD
  • how to deal with challenging behaviors without sacrificing the relationship
  • which medications can help or potentially cause harm
  • how to best manage the disease with current treatment options
  • why supportive communication and a Positive Physical Approach™ are vital to offer the greatest quality of life, for the person with FTD and care partner alike

Video Features:

  • Over two and one half hours of information, tips, and techniques (Duration 161 minutes)

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Chapter 1: Changing Behavior
Length: 4 minutes

Chapter 2: Understanding the Brain
Length: 69 minutes

Chapter 3: Different Areas of the Brain
Length: 3 minutes

Chapter 4: Something is Wrong
Length: 19 minutes

Chapter 5: PPA Approaches and Skills
Length: 12 minutes

Chapter 6: Is This Always Dementia?
Length: 14 minutes

Chapter 7: FTD Younger Onset
Length: 5 minutes

Chapter 8: Safety Awareness
Length: 10 minutes

Chapter 9: More Behavior Details
Length: 9 minutes

Chapter 10: Questions & Answers
Length: 16 minutes

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