July 2016 Newsletter


Lewy body dementia: What is it and why does it take so long to find a diagnosis?

Dr. James Leverenz, Director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and Chair, Scientific Advisory Council, Lewy Body Dementia Association recently talked with a reporter from the Radio Health Journal on LBD and its challenges. Listen to Dr. James Leverenz interview here.


Be Prepared for Extreme Heat

As summer is upon us, it’s time to plan for the impact of periods of extreme heat. Whether you are an older adult or are caring for a person with LBD, each person's requirements and abilities are unique. By evaluating your own personal needs and making an emergency plan, you can be better prepared for any situation. Learn more.


R.O.S. Therapy System Book Offer

LBDA is working to provide relevant resources to assist Lewy body dementia patients, their families, and physicians. Here are additional resources to assist you. Click here.


Don't Tell

A poem by Carol Pappas. Read it here.


Plan Ahead for Safety

Safety can be a big concern for caregivers of people with any form of dementia. Check out these resources from the National Institute on Aging: Disaster Preparedness, Driving Safety, Going to the Hospital, Home Safety, Wandering.


Lace Up and Join Us for the LBDA Virtual LBD5k

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