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Foster The Journey is a program dedicated to the wives, husbands, daughters, sons, family members, friends and anyone who takes care of loved ones with dementia. 238 more words


AFTD Kids and Teens Web Site

Hearing two people in the NYC support group I go to, mothers who have young children and are struggling with what to tell  them, got me to post again this info re the AFTD web site developed for kids and teens.  65 more words


Caregiver Support Group at the Norwalk Senior Center

Date: April 9th, 10:30 to 11:30am

Location: Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk

The Caregiver Support Group at the Norwalk Senior Center is for caregivers of family members or friends diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or Dementia. 129 more words

Caregiver Support Group

Ancient Myths, Modern Messages - Shining a Light on Dementia

A panel presentation to share information on the basics of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and the services, therapies and resources available to support those with a diagnosis. 19 more words


FTD Event in Fairfield, Oct. 9

Just found out about this – from the AFTD web site –

Food for Thought in CT– Brian Kelahan will host “To Whom I May Concern”, patients and caregivers read their personal stories of coping with FTD, at the Fairfield Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Fairfield, CT, on October 9th at 6pm. 32 more words


How Healthy Communities Improved My Health and Nutrition Habits

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest blog post by Carla Simon who has competed in Special Olympics for six years. She is also on the Special Olympics Arizona Athlete Input Council. 445 more words

Tim Martin reblogged this on specialolympicsarizona and commented:

Today, I would like to share a guest blog post that was authored by Special Olympics Arizona Athlete, Carla Simon. Through her words, Carla is able to shed light on how the programs at Special Olympics can impact the lives of our athletes everywhere. I was excited to find out that this blog post was originally published on The World of Special Olympics Blog, and it is my pleasure to have the opportunity to share it with the Special Olympics Arizona community as well. Carla is currently in New Jersey competing with Team Arizona in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. With two Silver medals and one Gold received so far, her accomplishments truly speak to what dedication and hard-work can achieve. Make sure you check back in a few weeks for a full re-cap on the accomplishments of Team Arizona in the 2014 USA Games!

AFTD’s 2014 Education Conference and Annual Meeting

The AFTD will host its education conference and annual meeting in White Plains, NY.  on Friday, March 14, 2014,  10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The keynote speaker will be former NBC Chief Health and Science Correspondent Robert Bazell. 33 more words