Advocacy. Education. Support.
Katie is a powerful advocate with experience presenting at the State House in Boston and on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. By sharing her family’s experience with FTD, public aid systems, and caregiving, she has the ability to inspire policy makers and elected officials. Katie is the co-chair of the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA) Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care and Services in Washington, DC.
Katie has presented on the local, national and international stage at colleges, conferences, and in health care settings. She connects with students, caregivers, physicians, and health care professionals by sharing the experience of caring for a loved one with FTD as well as strategies for caring for patients and caregivers. Presentations include an overview of FTD and can be tailored to fit your unique needs.
Katie is a co-facilitator of the Boston-area FTD Support Group. She is the Director of Caregiver Support Services and Public Relations in The Massachusetts General Hospital Frontotemporal Disorders Unit. She provides one on one support to caregivers, has experience coordinating in-person and virtual educational experiences for persons living with a diagnosis, their care partners and community-based providers. Katie is a certified trainer in Habilitation Therapy, The DICE Approach and is a Powerful Tools for Caregiver facilitator.
Contact Katie to find out how she can support your families, colleagues, and communities.