Expert Briefing: Mental Well-being and Memory

Gregory Pontone, MD, MHS
Director, Parkinson’s Neuropsychiatry Clinical Programs
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Morris K. Udall Parkinson's Disease Research Center
Associate Professor
Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology

3 Learning Objectives

1) Describe normal, age-related, cognitive changes and strategies to stay well
2) Discuss the medications that may cause cognitive impairment in PD
3) Review how PD may affect cognition as it progresses over time

Brief Description

In this presentation I will review how normal aging affects cognitive performance and the best-evidence practices to support cognition. I will discuss how PD affects cognition as the disease progresses, including the evidence-based treatments for cognitive impairment and dementia in PD. I will discuss how medications can adversely affect cognition in PD and which ones to avoid

GGregory Pontone, M.D., M.H.S. Gregory Pontone, M.D., M.H.S. is an Associate Professor and Director of the Parkinson's disease Neuropsychiatry Clinic in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. After completing a medicine internship and residency training in psychiatry at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Pontone completed a two-year fellowship in geriatric psychiatry and movement disorders focusing on Parkinson’s disease through the Clinical Research Program of the Morris K. Udall Parkinson’s Disease Research Center at Johns Hopkins.

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