New Support Group for current/past Family Caregivers of persons with Frontotemporal Degeneration

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[March 22, 2017]  A Frontotemporal Degeneration-specific Caregiver Support Group will meet Saturday, March 25, 2017 and will continue to meet on the fourth Saturday of each month from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM. The meetings will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Tremont 112 W Pearl St, Tremont.

Deanna Hellman Baker and Katrina Hellman having completing the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration’s affiliated support group training program are now AFTD Affiliated Support Group Leaders. Supporting AFTD’s mission to bring support to all that need it across the US, the affiliation process ensures that group members receive the most accurate and current information about FTD available.

For more information about the group and how to care for a loved one with FTD contact: Katrina Hellman at  or Deanna Baker at

About FTD

FTD is the most prevalent form of dementia for individuals under 60 in the U.S; roughly 60% of cases occur in people 45-64 years old. The hallmark of FTD is a gradual, progressive decline in behavior and/or language, with memory usually relatively preserved.

About AFTD

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration is the leading nonprofit working to improve the quality of life of people affected by FTD in the United States, and to drive research to a cure. Learn more at

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