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What's on Your Mind? Thinking and Memory Problems in Parkinson's

September 19, 2019

This is an archived event that took place on Thursday, September 19, 2019.

Our panelists discuss thinking and memory changes that can happen with Parkinson's disease, strategies to lower the risk of these symptoms or ease their effects, and research toward new treatments.

Webinar Details


Thursday, September 19, 2019


1 hr


12:00 pm ET
  • Continuing Medical Education Information for Health Care Professionals

    MJFF offers Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for practicing health care professionals for each Third Thursday Webinar. Click the link in the Resource List after viewing the webinar to take the post-test survey and receive your CME credit.

    Date of Original Release: September 19, 2019
    Date Credit Expires: September 19, 2021

    Learning Objectives
    • Define cognition.
    • Describe how cognition changes with age and disease.
    • Understand the experience of cognitive changes.
    • Discuss strategies to potentially prevent and manage cognitive change.
    • Summarize current evaluation and management of cognitive change.
    • Explain ongoing research into cognition.
    Target Audience

    This educational activity is designed for primary care physicians, family practice physicians, general medicine physicians, geriatricians, general neurologists, movement disorder specialists and any other health care practitioners who manage patients with Parkinson's disease.


    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Oakstone Publishing and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. The Oakstone Publishing is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Oakstone Publishing designates this enduring materials for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


    Oakstone Publishing has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.


    Rachel Dolhun, MD
    Vice President, Medical Communications
    The Michael J. Fox Foundation
    Nothing to disclose

    Ava Butler
    Wife of Richard, who died in 2017 with Parkinson’s and Lewy body dementia
    Nothing to disclose

    Katie Amodeo, MD
    Assistant Professor, Neurology
    University of Rochester
    Nothing to disclose

    Stephen Gomperts, MD, PhD
    Director, Lewy Body Dementia Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Assistant Professor, Neurology
    Harvard Medical School 
    Disclosures: Advisory role to Sanofi, Acadia, Hillhurst, LBDA

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