Podcast: Thinking and Memory Problems with Parkinson’s
Friday, 18th October 2019

Many people often think of memory when they talk about cognition, but what other functions are affected? Our Vice President of Medical Communications, Dr. Rachel Dolhun, moderates a conversation with Ava Butler, the wife of a person with Lewy body dementia; Dr. Katie Amodeo, assistant professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the University of Rochester; and Dr. Stephen Gomperts, assistant professor of Neurology and director of the Lewy Body Dementia Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, where they discuss:

  • Cognitive changes with age, Parkinson’s and other brain diseases
  • How doctors treat this symptom and strategies to manage cognitive decline
  • Current research addressing this symptom

Learn more about cognition and Parkinson’s by reading this great guide – Navigating Cognitive Changes Parkinson’s disease.

Source: The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research