New England

Regional Network Coordinator | Research and Medical Centers with FTD Focus | Support Groups in this Region

Upcoming Events

The Connecticut Frontotemporal Dementia Foundation – The Harvey family of Connecticut created a foundation to raise money for FTD research in memory of their father and husband, Kevin.  They are selling beads for charm bracelets with “Harvey’s Hugs” on them; 50% of their sales will benefit AFTD.

AFTD Regional Network Coordinator

Katie Brandt –

Research and Medical Centers with FTD Focus

Massachusetts General Hospital

Department of Neurology, FTD Unit
15 Parkman St.
Boston, MA 02114

Contact: Ms. Daisy Hochberg
(617) 726-5571 or

Support Groups in this Region

Connecticut – Farmington area

Sponsored the CT FTD Foundation and hosted by Arden Courts of Farmington.

Meeting time: 3rd Sunday of the month at 1:00 P.M. (the next meeting will be on December 22, 2013 but subsequent meeting will be on 3rd Sunday)

Meeting location: Arden Courts of Farmington 45 South Road Farmington, CT 06032

Contact: Meghan Roscoe at to RSVP prior to attending meeting

Arden Courts will provide free respite care for a loved-one with FTD during the support group meetings. Please contact Arden Courts for details at 860-677-4060

Maine- Bangor area

Meeting time:
3rd Wednesday of the month, 2-4p.m.

The Acadia Hospital
268 Stillwater Ave.
Bangor, ME 04402

Please ask the front desk for directions to the meeting room.

Dorian Bannister via email at or Nita Vautour at

Massachusetts - Boston area

Meeting time:
Last Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.


Newton Wellesley Hospital, Silverman Board Room
2014 Washington Street
Newton, MA


Barbara Neufeld or Katie Brandt via email at

 For more information about this support group, go to

New Hampshire - Salem

Meeting time:
Please contact facilitator for meeting dates and times.

Group temporarily not meeting.  Contact AFTD at or 866-507-7222 for details about where and when  meetings are expected to resume.