10 Things You Should Know about LBD

Understanding Lewy Body Dementias Lewy body dementias (LBD) affect an estimated 1.4 million individuals and their families in the United States. At the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA), we understand […]
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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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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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Advice for People Living with Lewy Body Dementia

Coping with a diagnosis of LBD and all that follows can be challenging. Getting support from family, friends, and professionals is critical to ensuring the best possible quality of life. […]
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Caregiver Tips for Hospital Stays

Are you prepared for a trip to the hospital? Being an informed hospital consumer can help you work effectively with hospital staff. Even more important is being an empowered advocate […]
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Diagnosis and Prognosis

How is LBD Diagnosed? Doctors diagnose LBD based on the patient’s history, examination, and potentially other blood tests or brain scans to exclude other causes of dementia, movement disorders, or […]
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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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Health Tip: Protect your Cognitive Vitality

A new resource from the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of the science for specific strategies to prevent dementia. CognitiveVitality.org showcases the strength of […]
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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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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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