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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Widower/former LBD caregiver

My wife, Balinda, died six months ago. She was originally diagnosed as having LBD with Parkinsonisms in January 2012. She was diagnosed by a neurologist at Emory who she was […]
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A Little Pinch Goes a Long Way… to Advancing LBD Research

Being diagnosed with LBD “hit him like a ton of bricks,” said Bob Rodgers, 71 of New Jersey. He’d already learned a little bit about LBD after a neurologist said […]
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Lewy Bodies – Our Story

We first noticed something was not quite right when my Dad turned 75. He had continually worked part time in a delivery job but had been forced to give it […]
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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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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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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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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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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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