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New criteria for diagnosing dementia with Lewy bodies now allows clinicians to combine both clinical  symptoms with biomarker test results. This provides healthcare professionals greater flexibility for diagnosis a disorder which presents in a variety of ways.

Atlanta, GA - 2/16/2017 - The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) is celebrating a huge milestone this week as they reach over 100 Support Groups nationwide!  This accomplishment speaks volumes for the organization because LBDA is extending it’s reach and capacity to further help those in need of support and services. 

Atlanta, GA - 09/28/2016 - To drive awareness of a common but little-known dementia, Lewy body dementia (LBD), the Lewy Body Dementia Association and families across the nation stand together in solidarity, making October, Lewy Body Awareness Month.

Atlanta, GA - 09/28/2016 - The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) announced a new white paper that explores the state of the science for the most misdiagnosed form of dementia. The white paper was developed to create an awareness that there are increasing research opportunities to gain critical insights into LBD. Lewy body dementia is now recognized to be among the top three causes of dementia in the U.S.

Atlanta, Ga - 07/20/2016 - The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) and HCR ManorCare announced today that the two organizations are working together to provide a collaborative approach to providing support to those affected by Lewy body dementia.

Atlanta, GA—05/3/16— Angela Taylor, Director of Programs for The Lewy Body Dementia Association(LBDA) recently addressed attendees at the National Institutes of Health’s 2016 Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementia (ADRD) Summit on the need for an open national dialog on changing the nomenclature frequently used to describe different forms of dementia. 

Atlanta, GA—12/23/15—Todd Graham, vice-president of the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) Board of Directors has announced that Marshall Cannon has been named new board secretary for the association. 

Atlanta, GA—12/16/15—Todd Graham, vice-president of the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) Board of Directors has announced that Christina (Tina) Christie has been named new board president for the association.

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