LBDAtv

LBDAtv features educational presentations by physicians on a growing range of topics relating to LBD. These presentations are each approximately 1 hour in length.  (Note: Due to file size limitations […]
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LBDA Scientific Advisory Council (SAC)

The LBDA Scientific Advisory Council (SAC) members are internationally recognized leaders in LBD research and clinical management. CHAIRPERSON Jennifer G. Goldman, M.D., M.S. Shirley Ryan Abilitylab Northwestern University Feinberg School of […]
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Volunteer

Volunteers are the cornerstone of our organization and are vital to raising awareness in the communities in which they live and work. Our team is composed of volunteers throughout the […]
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Plan a Community Fundraising Event

Are you looking for a way to get involved in the fight against Lewy body dementia, but you’re not sure where to start? Consider planning a community fundraising event. Plan […]
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Symptoms

Each person with LBD is different in terms of which symptoms they have in the beginning. The most common symptoms include changes in thinking, behavior, movement, and sleep. Dementia refers […]
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Contact LBDA

For single copies of LBDA publications: You can view and print all of our publications immediately for home use. Visit our Publications and Newsletter pages for a wealth of LBD […]
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LBDA Lewy Line

Those living with Lewy body dementia, care partners, and others can connect to the licensed professionals with LBDA Support Services through the LBDA Lewy Line or email. Support Services (and […]
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Diagnosis and Prognosis

How is LBD diagnosed? Doctors diagnose LBD based on the patient’s history, examination, and possibly other blood tests or brain scans to exclude other causes of dementia, movement disorders, or […]
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Is It LBD or Something Else?

Sometimes early dementia symptoms can be vague, making the type of dementia hard to identify. It may take several years for enough symptoms to develop to point to a specific […]
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What Is Lewy Body Dementia?

Lewy body dementia (LBD) is the 2nd most common type of progressive dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. LBD is not a rare disease. It affects more than a million people in […]
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About LBDA

The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the Lewy body dementias (LBD), supporting people with LBD, their families and caregivers and […]
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Caregiver Burden in Lewy Body Dementias

Disabling diseases like LBD affect not only the individual diagnosed with the illness, but also caregivers, families, and friends. Caregiver Burden in Lewy Body Dementias provides a quantitative overview of […]
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