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Lewy Body Digest eNewsletter

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  1. Long-Term Care Helps Caregiver Enjoy Time with Husband

  2. International Dementia with Lewy Bodies Conference 2015

  3. LBD Story: Facing Tough Choices at the End of Life

  4. Daytime Sleepiness is More Common in DLB than AD

  5. LBD Frequently Asked Question:  When to Consider Antipsychotic Medications in LBD?

  6. Leg-It-For-Lewy 5K Run/Walk 2015

  7. Volunteer Corner 

  1. LBD and Robin Williams: Shining a Light on a Little-Known Disease
  2. LBD Researchers Confirm Need for Large-Scale Studies
  3. Life with Lewy
  4. First Regulatory Approval for DLB Treatment Comes from Japan
  5. Support Families with LBD when You Shop on Amazon
  6. Family and Friends Gather in New York to Support LBD
  7. Bring LBDA to Your Community in 2015
  8. LBD Frequently Asked Question
  9. Tis the Season!
  10. Volunteer Corner
  1. Could Alzheimer's Drug Extend Survival in LBD?
  2. LBD Frequently Asked Question
  3. Paper Highlights how LBDA & LBS Support Families and Healthcare Workers
  4. Let's Clear Up the Confusion
  5. News You Can Use: Simplify Your Medicines
  6. Diet and Exercise as LBD Progresses
  7. Volunteer Corner
  1. Letters to the Editor
  2. Volunteer Corner: LBDA Volunteer Challenges You To Help Spread the Word About Lewy
  3. Memantine Improves Attention and Episodic Memory in Mild to Moderate Lewy Body Dementias
  4. LBD Booklet Wins Platinum Generations Award
  5. Book Excerpt - Window of Opportunity: Living with the Reality of Parkinson's and the Threat of Dementia
  1. Volunteer Corner
  2. Lace Up Your Sneakers For The Leg-It-For-Lewy 5K Run/Walk
  3. LBDA's Lewy Who? PR Campaign Making Nationwide Impact
  4. Caregiver Balance: Learning the Hard Way
  5. News You Can Use: Fall Prevention Tips
  6. The Dog Days of Summer: Avoiding Hyperthermia


  1. LBDA Helps Educate Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter About LBD
  2. Immunotherapy Shows Promise in New Mouse Model of Lewy Body Disease
  3. Encouraging Independence: Daily Routines and Supportive Care in LBD
  4. Four Lessons
  5. How Did We Reach This Point?
  6. Long-Term Caregiving May Shorten Life Up to Eight Years
  7. Making the Workplace Supportive for Caregivers
  8. New Film Explores Music’s Impact on Neurological Disorders
  1. Letters to the Editor
  2. Health Tip: Protect your Cognitive Vitality
  3. LBDA Volunteers Make a Splash at 2014 AARP Conference in Boston
  4. Volunteer Corner: Caring for an Ideal Mom
  5. New LBDA Publication: Medications Glossary
  6. LBDA’s Spring Annual Fund Underway
  1. Can Exercise Help Older Women at Risk for Dementia?
  2. Adult Day Service Boosts Beneficial Stress Hormone in Caregivers
  3. LBD Caregiving and Employment – A Challenging Combination
  4. Loving Through Lewy
  5. A Top Institution Offers Family Seminar On LBD
  6. Consider LBDA for Employee Matching Gifts Programs
  7. LBDA Webinar - Living with LBD: The Firsthand Perspective
  1. LBDA Announces Launch of “Lewy Who?” Disease Awareness National PR Campaign
  2. Exercise May Be An Effective Treatment For People With Dementia
  3. Ask the Expert: Progression Rates To Clinical Milestones In Parkinson’s
  4. Dementia Risk Greatest for Older Native Americans and African-Americans with Diabetes
  5. Volunteer Corner
  6. Identifying the Enemy
  7. LBDA Spring Fundraising Campaign To Launch Soon
  1. Researchers Seek Volunteers for Dementia Clinical Trials
  2. Ask the Expert:  Why Do Many People with LBD Respond Poorly to Surgery?
  3. Missing You Sooooo Much! Coping with the Transitions of a Spouse with LBD
  4. Sleep Hygiene: Rules for Better Sleep
  5. Volunteer Corner
  6. Help Raise LBD Awareness with a Community Fundraiser
  7. Resource of the Month: NIH booklet on LBD