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Podcast: Brain Boost: A Conversation on Thinking, Memory and Parkinson’s (Webinar)

In this audio from our Third Thursdays Webinar, Rachel Dolhun, MD, senior vice president of medical communications at The Michael J. Fox Foundation leads a discussion on thinking and memory changes that can happen in Parkinson’s disease.

Panelists include: 

  • Melissa Armstrong, MD, MSc, FAAN, who explains different parts of cognition including executive function, language and memory and highlights the value of exercise for boosting brain health.
  • Lenora Higginbotham, MD, who offers strategies to ease cognitive changes as well as advice for care partners.
  • Steve Brody, who shares what has helped him navigate a diagnosis of Lewy body dementia.

Dr. Dolhun also notes that the Foundation’s landmark study, the Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative, is recruiting people with and without Parkinson’s. Learn more here.

Want to see the slides and other resources from the webinar? Watch on demand

Rather listen on-the-go? Subscribe to our Michael J. Fox Foundation Parkinson's Podcast on iTunes or through any podcast app on your smartphone or tablet. 

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