father with LBD

My father (67yo) has recently been diagnosed with LBD – well the specialist keeps talking about LBD, although we initially thought it was parkinsons. But the symptoms match what others […]
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For Better, For Worse

When Ted came home from his brother-in-law’s funeral several years ago, he told me that he wanted us to leave for Europe as soon as possible. His sister’s husband was […]
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For Love of the Game

My mother and I walked down the halls of the assisted living home. She turns to me and mustered up the words any five year old would, “What time is […]
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Forever Changed

August 2014, will mark one year that our lives changed forever. Little did I know that my dad was about to be diagnosed with the evilest disease I’ve ever witnessed. […]
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From Dancing to Disaster

My mom probably has Lewy Body Dementia. She was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease but has symptoms more in line with Lewy Body. My mom often shakes when getting up to […]
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From planning a wedding to a funeral?

My fiance who is 63 was diagnosed with Parkinsons months ago. I noticed memory problems, simple things he couldn’t remember how to do. Then one night he saw “people” in […]
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Gone a Year, Not Forgotten

It’s a year ago next week my dear husband Ben passed away after four years with LBD. I knew something was terribly wrong when I found him at the back […]
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Gone Too Soon

My husband of thirty-three years passed away last October of Lewy Body Dementia. It apparently began to reveal itself with sleep disturbances going back about eight years ago.  In the […]
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Goodbye to My Steam Man

Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) takes prisoners, and it does not discriminate. When LBD targets someone, there isn't a cure and no escape—it’s a one-way journey with a guaranteed rough ride […]
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Gramma Evelyn

My mother, Evelyn, was recently diagnosed with Lewy body dementia. She had always been a very independent lady and lived by herself ever since I was married in 1988. She […]
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