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The Importance of Fall Prevention

According to the CDC, falls remain the leading cause of injury in older adults – with over 36 million reported falls each year and 1 out of every 5 of […]
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LBDA Issues Position Statement on Aducanumab

Key Highlights: The FDA approved marketing of aducanumab for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease under a special accelerated approval process. Aducanumab has not yet been proven to slow the progression […]
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Frequently Asked Questions about Aducanumab

On June 7, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved aducanumab, marketed under the name Aduhelm™ for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Here at LBDA, we know that raises […]
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Financial Scams – Increasing awareness to avoid risk!

A person calls, emails, texts, pays a visit to your home, or messages you and they appear knowledgeable, helpful, professional, and kind. They have a solution or opportunity to offer, […]
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The Social Security Administration Can Help

On behalf of the Social Security Administration (SSA), we want to let you know that during the current coronavirus pandemic, SSA continues to provide help to you and others in […]
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Diet and Exercise as LBD Progresses

Everyone knows that maintaining a healthy diet and staying physically active is important in life. But as LBD progresses, exercise and good nutrition can be a challenge. Cognitive skills and […]
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Simplify Your Medicines

by Pat Snyder Do you have multiple prescription medicines that need to be filled each month? Do you call the pharmacy at the last minute several times a month to […]
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The Dog Days of Summer: Avoiding Hyperthermia

Some people with LBD have problems with poor regulation of body temperature. This is due to a change in the nervous system that controls automated functions like breathing and digestion. […]
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News You Can Use: Fall Prevention Tips

Whether diagnosing dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) or Parkinson’s disease with dementia (PDD), increased risk of falling is a common problem in both subtypes of Lewy body dementia (LBD). Clinicians […]
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LBDA Helps Educate Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter About LBD

LBDA staff and volunteers have many opportunities to attend outreach events and professional meetings at the local and national level in an effort to increase awareness about LBD and to […]
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