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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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FTD/PPA Support Group

Support Group for Caregivers of People with Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) and Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA)

Click here to view the FTD/PPA Support Group flyer

Support Group Description

This monthly support group is for caregivers of people living with Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) and Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA). Members of this support group benefit by sharing experiences and learning from others who truly understand what they are going through. This group is open and ongoing and welcomes new caregivers to join.

Group Sessions Provide

  • Caregiver Information and Support
  • Disease Information and Education
  • Coping Strategies
  • Emotional support
  • Caregiving Resources

Meeting Location

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E. Huron St.
Fienberg Building Floor 3- Room B*
Chicago IL, 60611

*Room subject to change

Meeting Times

Meetings occur on the third Monday of each month from 6-7:30pm, on the third Monday of each month. Please arrive promptly at 6pm.

Below are the dates for upcoming meetings in 2014.

    • January 20th
    • February 17th
    • March 17th
    • April 21st
    • May 19th
    • June 16th
    • July 21st
    • August 18th
    • September 15th
    • October 20th
    • November 17th
    • December 15th

Fee

There is no fee to participate in this support group. Group participants can receive discounted parking if using the Northwestern Hospital parking garage (250 E. Huron Ave.)

Sponsorship

This program is facilitated for the community by the Northwestern Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center (CNADC). Support the CNADC

For More Information

For more information please contact Darby Morhardt, PhD, LCSW at 312-908-9432.

This page last updated Mar 26, 2014

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