Essays on LBD Caregiving

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As the caregiver, I had to start over by redefining who I was in the marriage relationship. The progressive dementia meant that this process would be one-sided, would constantly be shifting, and would always move toward greater loss.

A volunteer is called to advocate for Lewy body dementia 10 years after losing his mother to the disease.

The discovery of biomarkers is crucial to the effective diagnosis and treatment of Lewy body dementia. Researchers are making exciting progress in identifying early warning signs of the disease.

The challenge of any marriage is to grow together, not apart. Lewy body dementia changes the dynamic of that challenge, but does not eliminate it.