Preventing Dementia with Mitchell and Emily Clionsky

Preventing Dementia with Mitchell and Emily Clionsky – 149

In episode 149, Jill and Chris talk with Emily and Mitchell Clionsky, the authors of Dementia Prevention: Using Your Head to Save Your Brain. Their book is the culmination of 45 years of extensive clinical evaluation and treatment.

A husband-and-wife team, they have a combined 70 years of professional and clinical experience in medicine and neuropsychology and have treated 20,000 patients.

Emily Clionsky, MD, completed residencies in internal medicine and in psychiatry, and is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Mitchell Clionsky, PhD, is a board-certified neuropsychologist who specializes in evaluating and treating patients with cognitive impairment, dementia, ADHD, and traumatic brain injury.

They partner at a private practice, Clionsky Neuro Systems, Inc., based in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Dementia Prevention by Mitch and Emily Clionsky

Their book brings together proven science from a very wide spectrum of medical specialties that often do not talk to one another or read the others’ research.

They have built a visual model of more than 20 factors that impact dementia risk, including 15 that are changeable in adulthood. Check out the Dementia Prevention Checklist so you can see your individual strengths and vulnerabilities.


Checklist: Dementia Prevention Checklist

Book: Dementia Prevention: Using Your Head to Save Your Brain

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