What To Do After A Prion Disease Diagnosis Teleconference
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 7:00pm

Families who receive a prion disease diagnosis often have many questions about the diagnosis and their next steps. They must quickly determine how to care for the patient, and where.

Join this virtual teleconference on Tuesday, June 9 at 7 p.m. ET with Brian Appleby, MD, Medical Director, CJD Foundation, and Director, National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center, and Lauren Somple, MSW, LISW-S, Clinical Social Worker, University Hospitals Foley Elder Health Center of Cleveland, to hear more about:

  • Understanding the CJD diagnosis
  • Developing a care plan
  • What hospice can provide to support the patient and family
  • How to apply for SSDI
  • What else to consider after receiving a diagnosis

To register and receive dial-in instructions and a participant code, email help@cjdfoundation.org or call 1-800-659-1991.