FTD Talk Show: Long-Term Care--When to Consider, How to Pay for It

question-mark2Geri Hall, PhD, ARNP, FAAN, Banner Alzheimer's Institute, joined Sharon Hall and I to discuss when to consider long-term care for your family member as well as how to pay for it and how to help your family transition to the faciilty. Sharon cares for her husband, diagnosed with FTD last fall, and moderates our weekly FTD chat on Caregiving.com.

You can listen to our show via the player below. And, feel free to share your questions, stories and show ideas in our comments section, below.

Caregiving.com hosts a chat for those who care for a family member with FTD every Monday at 7 p.m. ET (6 p.m. CT, 5 p.m. MT, 4 p.m. PT).

About Dr. Hall

Geri Hall, an internationally-recognized advanced practice nurse who holds a nursing doctorate, is widely respected for her research in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. She developed the Progressively Lowered Stress Threshold Model, a framework for planning care of dementia patients and measuring outcomes by studying the presence or absence of behavior symptoms such as agitation and depression. The model is widely by used by professionals in the United States, Australia and South Korea.

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