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LBD Biofluid/Tissue Biomarker Symposium

Virtual

The Lewy Body Dementia Association’s Research Centers of Excellence invites the scientific and research community to attend its LBD Biofluid/Tissue Biomarker Symposium on Monday, January 25, 2021 from Noon to 4:00 pm EST. This is a virtual event. There will be an esteemed international collective of speakers who will present data in two sessions, with […]

Quarterly NAPA Advisory Council Meeting

Virtual

Do you want to know more about what the federal government is doing to address dementia? Consider attending a meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services. The council meets quarterly to discuss the effectiveness of government programs targeting the needs of individuals and caregivers coping with the consequences of dementia The […]

SPARK: A CME Course on Lewy Body Dementia 2021- Livestream

Virtual

Lewy body dementia (LBD) is a brain disease involving two related clinical disorders: dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Parkinson’s disease dementia (PDD). DLB is the second most common form of degenerative dementia in the elderly next to Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The Mayo Clinic - an LBDA Research Center Of Excellence - is hosting a […]

National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center Webinar: Exploring Male Caregiving for People Living with Dementia

Virtual

Effective Alzheimer’s disease and dementia caregiving requires skills and understanding that are not entirely intuitive. For many men, these challenges are heightened because they are not socialized to be caregivers. This does not mean that males aren’t eager to be caregivers. However, because of the ever-changing nature of dementia disease, caregiving cannot be approached as […]

Dr. Daniel Kaufer Memorial Caregiver Conference: Behaviors, Awareness, Attitudes and Action

Virtual

For many caregivers, the most stressful part of the dementia journey is managing behavioral changes. This two-day conference on February 10 & 11, 2021 will look at behaviors through a Lewy Body dementia lens. The conference will discuss the challenges involved in managing behavioral changes and will provide helpful skills to increase behavioral understanding and […]

Columbia’s Living with Lewy Body Disorders Lunch Seminar – 2021

Exercise for Lewy Body Disorders Presented by Dr. Lori Quinn, Associate Professor of Movement Science and Kinesiology at Teachers College at Columbia University Join Columbia Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain - an LBDA Research Center Of Excellence - over Zoom Thursdays in February and March 2021. Bring your lunch […]

Columbia’s Living with Lewy Body Disorders Lunch Seminar – 2021

Cognitive Impairment in Lewy Body Disorders Presented by Dr. Elise Van Vliet, Associate Professor of Neuropsychology in the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain at Columbia University Irving Medical Center Join Columbia Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain - an LBDA Research Center Of Excellence […]

Columbia’s Living with Lewy Body Disorders Lunch Seminar – 2021

Palliative Care/Hospice Care Planning Presented by Dr. Reena Gottesman, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center Join Columbia Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain - an LBDA Research Center Of Excellence - over Zoom Thursdays in February and March 2021. Bring your lunch and learn from our […]

Columbia’s Living with Lewy Body Disorders Lunch Seminar – 2021

Fall Prevention for Lewy Body Disorders Presented by Dr. Ashwini K. Rao, Professor of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine in the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center Join Columbia Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain - an LBDA Research Center Of Excellence - over Zoom Thursdays […]

The Approach to Clinical Care via Telemedicine – CME Credit Webinar

Virtual

The COVID-19 pandemic necessitated transition of care to telemedicine due to public health concerns. Those with LBD represent a particularly vulnerable population to the complications of COVID-19 given advanced age and the clinical features inherent to LBD. While the call for telemedicine during COVID-19 is clear, it is less clear how in-office diagnosis and care […]

Understanding Current Research on Virtual Assessment – CME Credit Webinar

Virtual

The COVID-19 pandemic necessitated transition of care to telemedicine due to public health concerns. Those with LBD represent a particularly vulnerable population to the complications of COVID-19 given advanced age and the clinical features inherent to LBD. While the call for telemedicine during COVID-19 is clear, it is less clear how in-office diagnosis and care […]

Impact of COVID-19 in Those with LBD – CME Credit Webinar

Virtual

The COVID-19 pandemic necessitated transition of care to telemedicine due to public health concerns. Those with LBD represent a particularly vulnerable population to the complications of COVID-19 given advanced age and the clinical features inherent to LBD. While the call for telemedicine during COVID-19 is clear, it is less clear how in-office diagnosis and care […]