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Family Caregiver: Activities for Patients with Lewy Body Dementia and Cognitive Disorders

(ATLANTA) - December 2, 2013 - The Lewy Body Dementia Association is partnering with R.O.S. Therapy Systems, the company that created the first and only activity system for older adults with physical and cognitive disorders, to help create awareness of Lewy Body Dementia and help family caregivers by introducing them to Activities 101 for the Family Caregiver, a new book with common sense suggestions and advice on how to effectively engage their loved one in activities.

“This book is a great addition to the repertoire of tools that can be used by caregivers as they look to engage their patients and loved ones in activities that enhance their care”, said Mike Koehler, President of the Board of LBDA. We are pleased to partner with R.O.S. to offer it to those who provide care and grateful for the donation to the LBDA”

For a limited time, the book is available for free with a $15 donation to the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA). LBDA is the United States only nonprofit organization dedicated to Lewy Body Dementia.

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The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA), is located in metropolitan Atlanta in the city of Lilburn, Georgia Atlanta is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the Lewy body dementias (LBD), supporting people with LBD, their families and caregivers, and promoting scientific advances. Through outreach, education and research, LBDA supports those affected by Lewy body dementias. To learn more about LBD and LBDA please visit www.lbda.org. Since 2003, LBDA has become the leading provider of LBD educational resources and LBD caregiver support.

Built from a backyard project to help one man enjoy life during his 25-year battle with Parkinson’s disease and dementia, R.O.S. Therapy Systems has quickly grown into a company providing joy and engaging activities to those with LBD, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Stroke, Developmental Disabilities and a host of other issues throughout North America.