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Lewy Body Digest eNewsletter

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  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
  1. Federal Budget Includes New Funding for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research
  2. NIH Drafts Parkinson's Research Strategy
  3. Leg-It-For-Lewy” Walks/5K a Fun Way To Raise Funds for LBDA
  4. Need Support? Talk with Someone Who Understands.
  5. February is American Health Month
  6. NIH Booket Still Available
  7. Volunteer Corner
  1. Disability Benefits for Veterans with Brain Injury and LBD
  2. Want to Raise LBD Awareness? Host a Community Fundraiser in 2014!
  3. LBD Stories: An LBD Acrostic Poem
  4. Volunteer Corner: Taking Care of You
  5. Resource of the Month: NIH Booklet on LBD
  6. 8th Annual Drug Discovery for Neurodegeneration Conference
  1. Book Excerpt: Dementia with Lewy Bodies & Parkinson’s Disease Dementia
  2. LBD Story: Once a Pharmacist, Always a Pharmacist
  3. Volunteer Corner: What’s Next After Awareness Month?
  4. Live in Chicago? Support LBDA at Ham BINGO night!
  5. Rave Reviews for Cerebrum Story on LBD
  6. Composite Risk Score May Aid in Diagnosing DLB
  7. Resource of the Month: Treating Behavioral Symptoms in LBD