Dec 22, 2019
Long Live The Brains is a podcast created by Dr. Philip Tipton, a neurologist, with a passion for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and others. Neurodegenerative disease is the epidemic of our generation and with the lack of effective treatments, the future looks bleak. Dr. Tipton uses the power of interviews to give you a close-up look at the diseases with the goal of providing accurate information to the general public.
In the first episode, Dr. Tipton interviews his wife, Megan Tipton. As a granddaughter, Megan had a front row seat as her maternal grandfather was slowly taken by Alzheimer's disease. Shortly after this, Megan's paternal grandmother was also diagnosed with the same disease. Megan talks about what it was like to watch her grandparents slowly transform to the point of no longer recognizing her. Listen to how Megan coped with these challenging issues with poetry.