Today, Dr. Angela and Dr. Stephanie speak with Dr. Anne Lipton, Board certified neurologist who specializes in dementia. Dr. Lipton shares who is more likely to get dementia, when to be worried about changes in memory, and how to mitigate potential risk factors that make one vulnerable to dementia.
Bonus! Dr. Lipton is a science fiction nerd who speaks about her many fandoms! She tells about what the movies and TV get wrong about neurological issues, and she talks about her fiction writing and upcoming contribution to a book about putting the science back in science fiction.
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Dr. Lipton is a board-certified neurologist with specialization in dementia, She has been recognized as one of the best doctors in the U.S., as well as one of the most influential. Her experience includes compassionate clinical care for patients with dementia and their families; speaking to professional and lay audiences; and teaching medical professionals, students, and trainees. She has performed clinical, imaging, laboratory, and pathological research and written numerous papers, chapters, and books pertaining to dementia. She is the lead author of The Common Sense Guide to Dementia for Clinicians and Caregivers and now speaks and writes full-time. Her accolades include her selection as a Texas Monthly Super Doctor, one of the Best Doctors in America by Best Doctors, Inc., and one of the nation’s most influential doctors by USA Today.