Helping my LBD Mom Enjoy her new Norm

Linda H., at her stage of LBD, has moved from nearly full time home care to full time nursing home care. We hadn’t realize that she had reached a stage […]
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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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The Strength of Deborah

Lewy body dementia (LBD) does not pick and choose who it will affect. LBD does not care about status, or what kind of support you may or may not have. […]
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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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2018 Art Show and LBDA Fundraiser, in the history books!

Recently my family hosted an art show/fundraiser with my LBD husband’s oil paintings, prints, and notecards; all on display, and for sale at a local gallery. This was our second […]
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Managing LBD Care – By a Family Caregiver

I wrote “Aging with Dignity” 1 year 2 months ago, based on my experience as a Family Caregiver for Linda H, who lives on her own with LBD. In the […]
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Ms

My Mom was taken so quickly and my Dad committed suicide 7 months before she passed away on his birthday. She was in long term care and we never knew […]
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My Mother’s Story

My kind and loving mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s when it became obvious that her memory was impaired. She was put on drugs to treat Alzheimer’s, which did nothing to […]
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Medical Assistant

I was best friends with my grandma. As a child, I spent most of my time with her since she watched me after school until my parents got out of […]
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Miss

I dont know where to start? Im 34 my names donna and i look after my mum joan who has just turned 73, she has mixed dementia lewy bodies and […]
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