Ask the Expert: Lewy Body Dementia Treatments

Q: Why can’t all people with LBD take the same medications? A: Understanding treatment response first requires you understand the difference between treating the disease process and treating the symptoms. […]
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Caregiving Publications

The Role of Palliative and Hospice Care in Lewy Body Dementia While it may be uncomfortable to consider caregiving needs of end-stage LBD, palliative care and hospice help both the […]
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Unexpected Benefits of Speech Therapy

By Pat Snyder, Author of Treasures in the Darkness A little before Thanksgiving 2012, Lucy Butler, John’s speech therapist, suggested that he begin to work on scripts. Scripts are short […]
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Staff

  LBDA Office LBDA lbda@lbda.org ALLISON FELDMAN Chief Executive Officer ANGELA TAYLOR Vice President of Strategic Partnerships KEITH FARGO Director of Scientific Initiatives IAN RICHARD Sr. Director of Marketing Communications […]
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Honor & Memorial Gifts

We are always honored to accept donations made in honor or in memory of a loved one. Honor/memorial gifts can be made securely online or mailed to: Lewy Body Dementia […]
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Privacy Policy

What information do we collect? We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out […]
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Order LBDA Materials

Place an order today for free resources from LBDA. The default order size, already entered in the quantity block, is the maximum number of each publication that can be ordered. […]
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LBDA Social Networking

Social networking is an easy way to connect with other people affected by disease with Lewy bodies. LBDA has active Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter communities. Connect with us to receive […]
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Submit An LBD Story

LBDA invites you to submit a personal LBD story for possible inclusion in our website, newsletter or other publications. Stories can be up to 1,000 words in length. Submissions must […]
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Volunteer of the Year Award

Volunteers are the cornerstone of LBDA. LBDA volunteers help raise awareness, provide support when it is most needed, raise funds to help LBDA grow, and connect people in our community […]
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Emergency Room Treatment of Psychosis

Developed in consultation with LBDA’s Scientific Advisory Council Click here to download a pdf of this document. Quick links: Overview Key Considerations BEFORE Treating Behavioral Disturbances in LBD Treatment Options Overview […]
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Additional Resources

LBDA is working to provide relevant resources to assist Lewy body dementia patients, their families, and physicians. It is our aim to make LBD as common as a term as Alzheimer’s some […]
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Lewy Digest

Sign up to receive LBDA’s e-news publication, the Lewy Digest, which includes up-to-the-minute information about LBD clinical and research advances, educational resources on LBD, inspiring stories, and more. Signing up with LBDA allows […]
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10 Things You Should Know about LBD

Lewy body dementias (LBD) affect an estimated 1.4 million individuals in the United States. At the Lewy Body Dementia Association, we understand that though many families are affected by this […]
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Disclaimer Regarding Creative Materials

LBDA invites you to submit a personal Lewy body dementia story or photograph for possible inclusion in our Web site, e-news or other publications. Personal stories can be submitted to […]
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Terms and Policies

Privacy and Security LBDA is committed to protecting the privacy and personal information of individuals who contact the Association. Information collected by LBDA is for the sole purpose of furthering […]
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Board of Directors

Our board is composed of a diverse group whose lives have been touched by LBD, as well as professionals with a deep dedication to our mission. Shannon McCarty-Caplan, President Shannon […]
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Materials

LBDA provides educational resources to assist individuals with LBD, their families and healthcare providers. Single copies may be downloaded and printed at your convenience. Click here for information on how […]
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Treatment Options

LBD is a multi-system disease and typically requires a comprehensive treatment approach, meaning a team of physicians from different specialties, who collaborate to provide optimum treatment of each symptom without […]
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More Ways to Advance LBDA’s Mission With Your Gift

You make it possible for LBDA to continue to serve those affected by Lewy body dementias. Your gifts enable us to provide support, education, and information to thousands of people […]
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