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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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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Art Show #3, and Art’s will

As I write this we are four days away from our 3rd Annual Art Lee Art Show and Fundraiser! I can’t believe it! We are looking forward to this weekend […]
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Love is Greater Than Lewy

When you make a commitment to someone, you never envision hurdles or heartbreak along the way. This was the case with the Fowlers. Kathy Fowler is a full-time caregiver to […]
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Don’t Assume

My dad was originally diagnosed with Alzheimers 4 years ago, by a neurologist recommended to us by a friend. The Dr patted my mom on the arm and said “There’s […]
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Lewy Body Dementia Professional Interview

For Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Month 2019, LBDA staff interviewed Pamela Corsentino, Director of Support Services at Lewy Body Dementia Association, for insights into her role as an LBD professional.  […]
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Love Binds

Pat and Ron Potter-Efron's story began over 50 years ago at Mcalester College. They were both Merit scholars and they originally met during a photoshoot for scholar winners. Though it […]
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Wonder Twins Raising Awareness

Abigail and Liliana are ten-year-old twins who have put their incredible talents together to raise awareness of Lewy body dementia! They were inspired to help the mission of LBDA in […]
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The Man in the Mirror

My dad was a great father, husband, Papa, funny, loving, personable, smart, jack of all trades, with the most beautiful blue eyes that friends and family still talk about. Dad […]
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30 Minutes of Wonderful

I met my husband when I was 47. He was a 59 year old widower. He asked me out 3 times over 8 months before I accepted, and I only […]
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