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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LBDA Volunteer Selected for Federal Advisory Council

We are delighted to announce that LBDA’s nominee to the federal Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care and Services, Helen Bundy Medsger, has been appointed to the Council. LBDA applauds the decision by Secretary Xavier Becerra, U.S. Department of Health and […]
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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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Finding Support that is Actually Supportive

Support is something that may promote certain interests, uphold, defend, assist, help, pay the cost of, serve as the foundation of, and keep something going. And, when one is facing […]
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LBD Diagnosis & Assessment

Neurological Exam | Motor Assessment | Psychiatric Assessment | Sleep Assessment | Autonomic Assessment | Blood Test and Imaging | DLB Diagnostic Criteria | PDD Diagnostic Criteria Neurological Exam A […]
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Clinical Management

The LBD Spectrum | Cause and Pathology | Risk Factors | Genetics | Research The LBD Spectrum Lewy body dementia (LBD) is a brain disease characterized by a spectrum of […]
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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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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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