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Managing FTD's Challenging Behaviors

  • Broadcast in Caregiving
Denise Brown

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Geri Hall, PhD, ARNP, FAAN, Banner Alzheimer's Institute, joins us to answer your questions about your family member's FTD diagnosis.

Dr. Hall will share suggestions on how to manage FTD's challenging behaviors, how to cope with the management of the day, and how to explain the disease to other family members and friends. You can call into the live 30-minute show with your questions or email them to ftdpodcastquestions@yahoo.com prior to the show.

This podcast recording also will be available on CareGiving.com's website after the show. CareGiving.com hosts a chat for those who care for a family member with FTD every Monday at 7 p.m. ET (6 p.m. CT, 5 p.m. MT, 4 p.m. PT).

About Dr. Hall

Geri Hall, an internationally-recognized advanced practice nurse who holds a nursing doctorate, is widely respected for her research in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. She developed the Progressively Lowered Stress Threshold Model, a framework for planning care of dementia patients and measuring outcomes by studying the presence or absence of behavior symptoms such as agitation and depression. The model is widely by used by professionals in the United States, Australia and South Korea.