Mary Alice Jackson, Our Journey Comes To An End

When we did the last interview In August 2020, I had just moved Mom, Mary Alice, from memory care into my townhome. During that time, my husband and I decided […]
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Lillian O’Connor – Finding Strength While Living with LBD

Lillian O’Connor was a churchgoing, avid reader. Prior to she and her husband downsizing, her home was filled with books. She now carries her Kindle wherever she goes and remains […]
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A Former Care Partner Supports the LBD Community

Pat was in real estate and her husband, Art, were hoping to retire soon. It started with shaking and he would eventually be diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. A year later, […]
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Dennis Pack Traverses the Appalachian Trail for LBD Awareness

Dennis Pack is a 59-year-old father to two adult children, and a grandfather to two girls. He has been married 37 years and he is a family man. It is […]
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Daddy, it’s me, Sean!

A while back, Our teenage son had a pretty emotional moment. He was trying to talk to his daddy but he wasn’t making any connection with him. His daddy just […]
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Helping LBD Resident Navigate LTC

Linda H., at her stage of LBD, is thriving in full time nursing home care. Living alone had become frightening for her. Now, she enjoys sitting by the nurse’s station […]
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Barbara Leipow – Dorothy Mangurian Volunteer of the Year Award Recipient

Barbara Leipow is one of the recipients of this year’s Dorothy Mangurian Volunteer of the Year Award. Her background in nursing and personal experience with LBDA help her provide experienced […]
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Kathy Teyler Jarrett – Dorothy Mangurian Volunteer of the Year Award Recipient

Kathy Teyler Jarrett is one of two recipients for this year’s Dorothy Mangorian Volunteer of the Year Award. She is dedicated to supporting the LBD community through service, and she […]
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Husband

I am my wife’s primary provider and caregiver and we are both retired as of June, 2018. In November, 2017 my wife, Debbie, was diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment in […]
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A Mother Managing Lewy

Michelle Pagans, a 53-year-old mother to a teen daughter and 27-year-old son, is taking on motherhood and Lewy body dementia (LBD) at the same time. In 2018, she started experiencing […]
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