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Experts Discuss: Thinking and Memory, Parkinson's and a Pandemic

Our host and experts discuss a question that many people with Parkinson’s and their families worry about — how do you know when cognitive symptoms are a result of the disease or just natural aging? This episode is a real and hopeful conversation about what to look for, how to talk with loved ones and doctors, and how to care for loved ones with mild thinking or memory changes.

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Expert Panelists:

Host and person with Parkinson's Larry Gifford leads a discussion with:

  • Rachel Dolhun, MD, senior vice president of medical communications at MJFF and a fellowship-trained movement disorder specialist
  • Melissa Armstrong, MD, MSc, FAAN, associate professor and associate chair of faculty development and director at the Dorothy Mangurian Clinical-Research Headquarters for Lewy Body Dementia at University of Florida’s Department of Neurology
  • Pamela Bland, person with Parkinson’s and retired nurse and educator, with Dana Bland, her husband, care partner and self-described busybody

View a transcript of this podcast.

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