Daughter/Caregiver

My dad was diagnosed with LBD several years ago. It’s hard to see a once strong, independent, vibrant man slowly deteriorate He’s not used to family, friends, and caregivers 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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Dorene’s Story

When I look back, my mother Dorene showed symptoms of Lewy body many years before I realized that something was very wrong. Through the years she was diagnosed with vascular dementia, Alzheimer's, […]
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Down the rabbit hole

My mom was my best friend. I was the only girl in a family of six kids, so we were very close. She would come out to visit me from […]
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Dreaming of Mom

My mother began to lose the core of herself during the last year of her life. I noticed this when she stopped reading, couldn’t write her Haiku anymore, couldn’t balance […]
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Early Onset LBD

My husband, Ken, was diagnosed with Lewy body dementia four years ago. He was highly educated and 60 years old. We had been together for over 10 years, having met […]
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Elevator Ride

Elevator Ride Every Sunday I take my mother, who is 65 and has LBD, to Sunday services. I have 3 children, ages 7-12, and between getting them ready and my […]
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Enlightenment

No, thank you, is my response to LBD. However, some choices are out of our control. You don’t even know that the battle is upon you until the invasion is […]
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Father and Son

Hi my name is Ron Hansen and I am 53 and married to Lynda, dad to Katharine (Kate) and Sarah and son to Gary and Beverly Hansen. As a native […]
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Father of the Bride

My husband Glynne is a 60-year-old man with Lewy Body Dementia, he was diagnosed 4 years ago; he first showed signs when he was 53. His disease has progressed signicantly […]
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