June 2016 Newsletter



Register Today for LBDA's LBD University Webinar, Ask the Expert

Interested in learning more about clinical trials? Join LBDA on Wed., June 15 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern for our upcoming LBD University webinar, Ask the Expert, featuring Dr. Daniel Kaufer. You can submit questions about participating in clinical trials in advance when you register for this exciting free event. Register today! And don’t forget to watch Dr. Kaufer talk about the importance about participating in clinical trials.


LBDA Spring Appeal - The Dale Weight Story

Dale Weight’s family is just one of the many families that have dealt with this tragic life changing illness. Through his story, his family reminds us that we are not alone when dealing with LBD. Read his family’s candid conversation as they remind us that we are all walking a similar path. Make a difference here.


Caregivers, Don’t Forget to Take Care of Yourself!

The benefits of exercise go beyond building muscle and maintaining a healthy weight—exercise can help you keep doing what’s most important to you! Get up and get moving today—try these Go4Life exercises.


New Caregiving Brief from LBDA: Community Resources

From home meal delivery to adult day programs, every community offers a variety of services that can help families facing LBD. Don’t wait until you need a new service to begin your research. Learn more.


Symposium News: Surgery and Cognition

For many older adults, surgery can lead to delirium, cognitive decline, and perhaps even a higher long-term risk of dementia. These risks are poorly understood and often under-recognized. On June 21, 2016 in New York City, the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation and New York Academy of Science will convene leading scientists to discuss the challenges and opportunities to create biomarkers and therapeutics for these vulnerable patients. Learn more.


Mark Your Calendar – Virtual LBD5k

Join us virtually anywhere on October 22nd for the LBD5K and walk with us to raise awareness. Learn more.


Host an Event and Beat Lewy

Check out how you can host an event and raise awareness. Learn more.


Father's Day is June 19th

Find a great gift for your special Dad and support LBDA. Shop AmazonSmile here.