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  1. New Study Shows Caregivers Benefit from Adult Day Services
  2. LBDA Webinar: Caring for the Family Caregiver, Strategies for Healthy Living and Coping, Dr. Epstein-Lubow
  3. New Online Resource Provides LBD Support Network
  4. LBD Story:  Isabel Bearman Bucher, “The Stream”
  5. LBDA Volunteer Corner
  6. Encouraging Eating: Advice for At-home Dementia Caregivers
  1. New Study on Incidence of Parkinsonism
  2. LBDA Volunteer Corner
  3. Setting National Priorities for LBD Research
  4. Ask the Expert: Why can’t all people with LBD take the same medications?
  5. Happy Birthday to LBDA!
  6. Caregiver Tips for Hospital Stays
  7. Finding Dementia Sufferers Who Get Lost While Driving
  1. How Can You Create Lewy Body Dementia Awareness in Your Community?
  2. Webinar: Easy Ways to Raise LBD Awareness
  3. Seven Deadly Emotions of Caregiving
  4. LBD Story: Grandma Evelyn’s Mice
  5. Cancer Drug Prevents Build-up of Toxic Brain Protein in Parkinson’s Mouse Model
  6. After the Caregiving Ends
  1. LBDA Needs You! Host an LBD Flower Day in Your Community
  2. Sleep Disorder Increases Odds of DLB by Five Times More Than Alzheimer’s
  3. Bruce Borror Cruises the Wabash River to Benefit LBDA
  4. MCI with Visual Spatial or Attention Deficits Progresses to DLB over Alzheimer's
  5. Cost of Dementia Care Higher Than Cancer
  6. In Caregiving, Anxiety Can Be Contagious
  7. Longevity May be Impacted by Orthostatic Hypotension in LBD