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Press Releases

10/14/2013 - Expanding its national awareness campaign for October, LBD Awareness Month, the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) has released a public service announcement by Oscar winning actress Whoopi Goldberg

10/01/2013 - Today LBDA begins celebrating its nationwide Lewy body dementia (LBD) awareness movement, “A Month to Remember.” LBDA invites volunteers to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the organization by joining the movement and “Standing Strong with LBDA” to build awareness for LBD in their communities in October. 

08/26/2013 - Lewy Body Dementia Association Introduces RxSavingsPlusSM a Free and Easy Way to Save on Prescriptions

08/19/2013 - The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) announced today the launch of new resources for physicians and their patients.

08/13/2013 - The Lewy Body Dementia Association announced today that together with Leaders Engaged on Alzheimer’s Disease (LEAD) they are signing on to support and call for Congressional co-sponsorship of the Health Outcomes, Planning and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer’s Act (S.709/H.R. 1507).

06/19/2013 - The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) applauds the progress being made on the National Alzheimer’s Plan, just updated to show achievements, newly set goals in dementia research, care and services.
 

05/01/2013 - The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) is partnering with FTD to launch its first annual national “LBD Flower Day” campaign. 

04/15/2013 - Bruce Borror is taking a 300 mile boat trip from Lafayette, Indiana down the Wabash River to the Ohio River to create awareness of Lewy body dementia (LBD).  Bruce is setting out on this adventure in honor of his father who has been diagnosed with LBD and currently lives in Indianapolis. Bruce is also raising funds to benefit the Lewy Body Dementia Association, the only 501 (c) 3 nonprofit dedicated to supporting those affected by LBD through outreach, education and research. 

03/25/2013 - The Lewy Body Dementia Association(LBDA) and the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation(ADDF) have awarded $100,000 each to Omar El-Agnaf, PhD, of United Arab Amirates University and Michelle Mielke, PhD, of Mayo Clinic Rochester to provide one year of support for their research projects focused on developing indicators, or biomarkers, for dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB).