LBDA

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June 9, 2018 - 9:00pm Cary , NC 2nd Annual LBD 5K: Lace up to bring Lewy Down!

June 12, 2018 - 9:00am Oceanside , CA MOAB Racing to Beat Lewy

June 21, 2018 - 10:30am Lewy Body Resource & Education Day

June 28, 2018 - 2:00pm Swampscott , MA Lifting the Fog From Lewy Body

June 29, 2018 - 11:00am Shortsville , NY Neal Badger Memorial Golf Tournament

July 13, 2018 - 6:00pm 3rd Annual Cruise for a Cure

July 14, 2018 - 9:00am State Center , IA 3rd Annual Let's Beat Lewy Golf Tournament

September 23, 2018 - 10:00am Jamison , PA 5th Annual Lewy Body Dementia Walk for Awareness

Lewy Body Digest

Healthcare reform news, call for volunteers, and caregiving tips...

One man's experience with LBD, volunteer spotlight on Paula Rice Biever, and caregiving insights...

Blooming this month on our road to our 15th anniversary is compassion. Compassion is a motivator. ..

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Through outreach, education and research, we support those affected by Lewy body dementias, their families and caregivers. We are dedicated to raising awareness and promoting scientific advances.

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At 57, basketball-loving Mike Oliver still schools opponents half his age, and he’s not letting Lewy body dementia dictate the terms of his life.

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December 31, 2007 - The combination of cognitive, motor and behavioral symptoms create a highly challenging set of demands for continuing care.

Several years ago I went to an auto supply store and asked if I could buy the kind of paper mats that mechanics leave in your car. They sold me a pack of two hundred, and I began using them in place of rugs on the bathroom floors. They make accidents easy to spot, working as blotters that make cleanup easier. Since they are disposable I am not constantly washing rugs.

Galvin JE, Duda JE, Kaufer DI, Lippa CF, Taylor A, Zarit SH, Lewy body dementia: caregiver burden and unmet needs. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2010 Apr-Jun;24(2):177-81.

Galvin JE, Duda JE, Kaufer DI, Lippa CF, Taylor A, Zarit SH, Lewy body dementia: The caregiver experience of clinical care. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2010 Apr 29. [Epub ahead of print]