Care and Research Priorities in Lewy Body Dementia

The personal experiences of people with LBD and their care partners/caregivers can provide important insights that can inform research. The ‘lived experience’ sheds light about how LBD affects individuals, which […]
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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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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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Sleep Hygiene: Rules for Better Sleep

by Dr. Brad Boeve and Dr. Michael Silber Daytime Tips Wake up the same time every day. Set an alarm if you have to. Get out of bed right after […]
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