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Caregiving Publications

Learn how to deal with disasters and emergencies that impact those with LBD and dementia.

To make it easier for LBD families, some healthcare professionals in specialty centers are using technology to provide healthcare services remotely. This virtual method of seeing patients is called telehealth or telemedicine. 

This is one of the most frequently-asked questions we receive at LBDA. We have put together some practical tips to help LBD families find doctors with experience in diagnosing and treating LBD.

While it may be uncomfortable to consider caregiving needs of end-stage LBD, palliative care and hospice help both the person with LBD and the caregiver.

This white paper examines the experience of hundreds of LBD caregivers seeking medical care for LBD and the psychosocial impact of being an LBD caregiver.

Anticipating behavioral changes in dementia and understanding the causes helps caregivers deal with them more effectively.  This is a must-read for caregivers.