August 2014 Newsletter

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Volunteer Corner

Learn some key tips volunteers can share with caregivers to help them get through some tough days. Read more.

Lace Up Your Sneakers For The Leg-It-For-Lewy 5K Run/Walk

Lace Up Your Sneakers For The Leg-It-For-Lewy 5K Run/Walk

Help LBDA continue to raise awareness of LBD and provide support to those affected by this disease by participating in the Leg-It-For-Lewy 5K Run/Walk on October 11, 2014, in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Learn more.

LBDA's Lewy Who PR Campaign Making Nationwide Impact

LBDA's Lewy Who? PR Campaign Making Nationwide Impact

The Lewy Who? campaign is in full-swing, and the results thus far have been significant. Learn more.

 Learning the Hard Way

Caregiver Balance: Learning the Hard Way

LBDA staff member shares her personal experience with caring for a loved one with LBD and her struggle to maintain a healthy balance. Read her story.

Fall Prevention Tips

News You Can Use: Fall Prevention Tips

People with LBD are at increased risk of falling. Home safety tips may help decrease the chance of this occurring. Learn more.

 Avoiding Hyperthermia

The Dog Days of Summer: Avoiding Hyperthermia

Some people with LBD have problems with poor regulation of body temperature. With the heat of summer at its height, it is important that everyone be aware of the dangers of hyperthermia. Learn how to prevent it.