Finding Purpose – Even in the Presence of Lewy
What is purpose? According to research, purpose can be defined as setting long-term goals which are personally meaningful and make a positive contribution to the world. Our sense of purpose […]Read More
Holiday Changes – When Celebrations May Need Updating
The holidays can be a shared time with a host of traditions, connections with others, and special foods. They may involve religious rites, symbols, or service and often include travel, […]Read More
Why is Gratitude Important?
In an article recently published by Harvard University – studies have shown that both feeling and expressing gratitude can be directly associated with increased levels of happiness, positive emotions, remembrance […]Read More
October: A Month to Increase Awareness both in Lewy Body Dementia and in Health Literacy
October is Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Month! Thank you for all you are doing to promote increased awareness in your communities. It is also the awareness month of a lesser […]Read More
The Importance of Fall Prevention
According to the CDC, falls remain the leading cause of injury in older adults – with over 36 million reported falls each year and 1 out of every 5 of […]Read More
LBDA Issues Position Statement on Aducanumab
Key Highlights: The FDA approved marketing of aducanumab for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease under a special accelerated approval process. Aducanumab has not yet been proven to slow the progression […]Read More
Frequently Asked Questions about Aducanumab
On June 7, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved aducanumab, marketed under the name Aduhelm™ for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Here at LBDA, we know that raises […]Read More
Hydration – why it is so important?
Warmer weather is upon us and with it comes blue skies, sunshine, and fun activities outdoors. However, it can also increase a few risks – one of which is dehydration. […]Read More
Take Time for Pause
Wow! 2021 is flying by and it is difficult to believe that we are now in May and are celebrating Mother’s Day! When the world seems to move this fast […]Read More
Financial Scams – Increasing awareness to avoid risk!
A person calls, emails, texts, pays a visit to your home, or messages you and they appear knowledgeable, helpful, professional, and kind. They have a solution or opportunity to offer, […]Read More