Date Presented Accepted for AOTA INSPIRE 2021 but unable to be presented due to online event limitations.
The current guideline criteria for diagnosing people with Parkinson's disease with mild cognitive impairment include neuropsychological tests to assess cognitive functioning. Assessments that reflect real-life confrontations can identify functional cognitive decline. OTs can contribute in implementing evaluations and developing performance-based interventions to promote daily life performance and quality of life and prevent the onset of increased disability.
Primary Author and Speaker: Sonya Meyer
Additional Authors and Speakers: Sara Rosenblum
Contributing Authors: Netta Gemerman, Ariella Richardson, Tal Nevo, and Sharon Hassin-Baer
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