Podcast: What Comes Next? Living with Parkinson’s Years after Diagnosis
Wednesday, 4th August 2021
Karen Jaffe, MD, member of MJFF’s Patient Council, leads a thoughtful discussion with experts on physical, social and emotional changes you may notice after living with PD for some time.
In this audio from our partners at The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Third Thursdays Webinar replay, hear panellists examine how engaging with the things you love, connecting with others, finding support and staying active and informed are some key ways to take charge of Parkinson’s.
- Henry Hansmann, diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2009, who shares how the disease has impacted his work life and what he has found helpful in managing everyday life with Parkinson’s.
- Veronica Bruno, MD, who details what symptoms people may be experiencing years after diagnosis and strategies to help manage those symptoms.
- Vikram Khurana, MD, PhD, who offers hope and optimism about the robust Parkinson’s pipeline and approaches to slow and stop disease, including stem cell therapies.
- And Marc Jaffe, Karen’s husband and care partner, who explains the importance of maintaining social connections and finding ways to get involved in your loved one’s care.