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Talking FTD With Geri: Language Strategies for PPA and FTD.

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Sharon Hall and her guests will share successful language strategies to use with persons with FTD. Sharon cares for her husband, diagnosed with FTD in the fall of 2015, and moderates our weekly FTD chat on CareGiving.com. 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).

Joining Sharon for the discussion will be:

Emily Rogalski, PhD, is Associate Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine as well as Director of Neuroimaging at Cognitive Neurology & Alzheimer's Disease Center and Director, SuperAging & PPA Research Programs.

Becky Khayum M.S., CCC-SLP, President and Speech Pathologist. Becky is a co-founder of MemoryCare and also serves as President and Speech Pathologist. Becky has developed a passion for helping those with Alzheimer's, Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) and other memory disorders. Prior to starting MemoryCare, she held various leadership roles in nursing homes and assisted living facilities around the Chicago region. Becky holds a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Arizona and a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders from Purdue University.