Welcome to The Connecticut Frontotemporal Dementia Foundation, Inc.

We are thrilled to let you know that our March 7th, 2015 Wine Tasting will be held at a new location -  CoCo Key Water Resort-Hotel-Convention Center in Waterbury.  The Bigfoot Band is back and will be providing live music. And CoCo Key will provide appetizers for you to enjoy, you will NOT be able to bring your own food but we hope it will make the experience more enjoyable. 


The wine tasting goes from 7pm to 11pm, tickets are $35.00 and $40.00 at the door.  You may buy tickets online or send a check to PO Box 462 Marion, CT 06444.  


Invite friends and family for a fun night out and thank you for supporting our cause!


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It Just Makes Sense - February 1-7, 2015

During the week of February 1 through February 7, 2015, we are holding our 4th annual IT JUST MAKES SENSE campaign. You may help by sponsoring a dress down day with the proceeds to benefit The CT FTD Foundation. Please help us make sense of this devastating disease.


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Finally a CT news channel who wants to help get the word out on FTD,
check out the piece Fox 61 CT did on FTD and our family!
Thanks to Mike Magnoli for your time in helping us educate CT about FTD. 
View it at www.FOXCT.com.  

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In Memory of
Kevin Michael Harvey

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Frontotemporal Dementia is the disease you've never heard of. Commonly referred to as FTD, Frontotemporal Dementia is a dementia similar to Alzheimer's Disease.  While Alzheimer's Disease accounts for 50 to 80 percent of those diagnosed with dementia, FTD represents 10 to 20 percent of dementia cases, affecting men and women equally. The frontal and/or temporal lobes are what gets damaged from the disease. 

Frontotemporal Dementia is characterized by changes in behavior, personality, language and/or motor skills, as well as deterioration in a person's ability to function. FTD is a progressive disease striking a younger population with symptoms typically occurring between the ages of 50 to early 60's. The effects of FTD however, are just as devastating as those of Alzheimer's and tragically there is no cure.

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FTD: "It Is What It Is" DVD    
"It Is What It Is" chronicles four families as they confront FTD. By telling their stories, these families reflect experiences common to many and become harbingers of hope.  The DVD is accompanied by a 12-page informational booklet on frontotemporal degeneration, which is also available to download free of charge. 

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Mar 7 at 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sunday, Mar 15 at 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Sunday, Apr 19 at 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Sunday, May 17 at 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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