Carers Guide: Living with Lewys

Although this book has be around for several years and we list it in our Books Section. We thought it worth highlighting again, especially for new carers. The book can be purchased from Cando Books. If anyone has read this …

New guide to Lewy body dementias

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If you are looking for a guide to Lewy body dementias, Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Parkinson’s Disease Dementia: Patient, Family, and Clinician Working Together for Better Outcomes written by Dr. J. Eric Ahlskog may be of interest. In it, …

Living with Lewy body dementia

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Written in 2012 by physiotherapist Judy Towne Jennings, this comprehensive guide benefits from professional and personal experience of Dementia with Lewy Bodies. Judy writes from personal experience of caring for her husband Dean and her many years of treating movement …

My Life By Rita Heap

Rita Heap, died of LBD on 15th October 2012. During her first year in residential care she wrote her life story and copies were printed off for relatives and friends – it was particularly useful for those caring for her …

Over Streams and Squirrel Woods by Alys Williams

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Jenny Thomas wanted to write about a person who has a disease which slowly destroys the ability to communicate or recognise anyone, causes the loss of bodily functions, forces dependency and dehumanises the sufferer – as Lewy body dementia did …