Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to talk about “Mind, Memory, and Mood” in Palo Alto, November 9

Stanford Movement Disorder Specialist to talk about “Mind, Memory, and Mood” in Palo Alto, November 9

text_image_4-img-320-highKathleen Poston, MD, a movement disorder specialist at Stanford, will be talking about “Mind, Memory, & Mood” at the Palo Alto Parkinson’s Support Group meeting on Wednesday, November 9th, 2-3:30pm, at Avenidas.  She will provide an overview of the cognitive domains, and indicate which are problematic in Parkinson’s.  Dr. Poston will define “dementia” in the context of Parkinson’s Disease Dementia or Lewy Body Dementia.  And she will describe the common mood symptoms in PD.  This event is free and open to the public. No need to RSVP.

The Palo Alto Parkinson’s support group meeting is open to anyone in the community.  The meeting is held in the dining room at the Avenidas Senior Center in downtown Palo Alto at 450 Bryant St.

Dr. Poston, a neurologist, specializes in the treatment of movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s Disease, essential tremor, etc.  She is particularly interested in the use of imaging to diagnose movement disorders.