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What Is Lewy Body Dementia?

Lewy body dementia (LBD) is the 2nd most common type of progressive dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. LBD is not a rare disease. It affects more than a million people and […]
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Lewy Body Dementia: Information for Patients, Families, and Professionals

Lewy body dementia (LBD) is a complex, challenging, and surprisingly common brain disease. Although lesser known than its “cousins” Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, LBD is not a rare disorder. […]
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LBD and Coronavirus: Prevention is the Best Medicine

With all of the news about the coronavirus and the condition “COVID-19,” here are some things that LBD families should keep in mind in the coming weeks and months. This […]
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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 […]
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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, […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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. […]
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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 […]
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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, […]
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