Joe Cordell speaking into a microphone for ElderTalk podcast

Attorney-CPA Joe Cordell and co-host Susan Arthur are joined by Debbie Guyer, the director of the Greater St. Louis chapter of the American Parkinson’s Disease Association to discuss Parkinson’s disease and its impact on the senior community. Debbie talks about Washington University’s leading research in the field of Parkinson’s disease, as well as the causation of the disease.

Debbie highlights the predictive profile of symptoms that can develop into Parkinson’s disease and discusses the activities and exercises that are beneficial in fighting Parkinson’s disease symptoms. She also talks about the impact of support groups that exist for Parkinson’s disease.

Debbie discusses the resources available to those with Parkinson’s disease, including the blog of Dr. Rebecca Glibert. She talks about the social and day-to-day challenges that those with Parkinson’s disease face, as well as the celebrity cases, such as Michael J. Fox and Alan Alda, that have brought Parkinson’s disease and Parkinson’s disease treatment to the forefront.

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease [Episode 106]