SEASIDE — Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon is presenting “Cognitive Changes in Parkinson’s Disease,” an educational event with Dr. Richard Rosenbaum, medical director of the Portland Parkinson’s Program, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Bob Chisholm Community Center, 1225 Avenue A in Seaside.
Rosenbaum is a neurologist in the field of Parkinson’s care and research, and author of the book “Understanding Parkinson’s: A Personal and Professional View.”
He will be discussing ways Parkinson’s disease can affect thinking, memory and mood, how to determine whether this may be a problem, as well as treatment strategies for cognitive challenges.
People with Parkinson’s, as well as their family members and care partners, are encouraged to attend, meet others in the community, and grow in their knowledge and abilities to cope with the challenges of Parkinson’s Disease.
Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon has several support groups in the coastal communities, a helpline and lending library, web-based educational programs, and a social worker available to assist individuals with in navigating resources.