Modifiable Risk Factors for Dementia

Whilst the number of people with Dementia is rising worldwide this may not be the whole story. Research is identifying that...

Comparing Parkinson’s Disease and Lewy Body Dementia

Same same…but different. Both Parkinson’s and Lewy Body Dementia share similar pathologies when studied down the microscope and clinically they can...

Using a Voice Amplifier to Improve Communication

Speech difficulties are particularly common in more advanced Parkinson’s disease.  Whilst speech therapy strategies should be adopted by all patients ideally...

Tips for long haul travel

Concerns around long haul travel are often heightened in people with Neurodegenerative conditions like Dementia, Parkinson’s and related diseases. Identifying strategies...

Pregnancy in Parkinson’s Disease

Pregnancy is not a frequent topic in Parkinson’s patients but with around 5% of patients being under 40y, this issue does...

Community Support Services

Navigating Community Support Services in Australia is a challenge. Watch Prof Simon Lewis interviewing Clinical Nurse Consultant, Marilia Pereira about myagedcare...

Professor Simon Lewis - Neurologist

Living with Parkinson’s Disease: A Survivor’s Guide

Check out this video, which is intended to give people living with Parkinson’s some tips on how to live the best...

Memory problems in Parkinson’s Disease

The rates of cognitive decline and dementia are higher in Parkinson’s Disease.  Listen here to the facts and tips on how...

The role of Cognitive Training – Physiotherapy – Exercise – Speech Therapy

Non-pharmacological approaches are critical for Parkinson’s Disease and related conditions.  Here I discuss the role of Cognitive Training – Physiotherapy – Exercise...