Katie Brandt, M. S.

Katie Brandt is the Director of Caregiver Support Services and Public Relations in the MGH Frontotemporal Disorders Unit where she is an educator, advocate and fundraiser for families living with young-onset and atypical forms of Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementia. Katie is a former FTD caregiver to her late husband and a current Alzheimer’s caregiver for her father.  Katie’s personal experience caring for loved ones with dementia, and her work with families at MGH today, inspires her as a global advocate and fundraiser for clinical care and research efforts dedicated to FTD and Alzheimer’s Disease. Katie is a member of the federal National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA) Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care and Services, a member of the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Advisory Council and a co-facilitator of the Boston-area FTD Support Group.