In Memoriam Peter Ashley

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The LBS Chair Ashley Bayston remembers her friend Peter Ashley (the photo shows Peter with June Brown, LBS Patron) It was with great sadness and an enormous sense of loss that the Lewy Body Society learned of the death of …

The Lewy Body Society

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The Lewy Body Society is a wholly independent UK charity. It is not a satellite of any other organisation. It is one of the 2 Anglophone Lewy body charities in the world, the other one being the Lewy Body Dementia …

The Lewy Body Society

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The Lewy Body Society was established with the dual mission of supporting research into dementia with Lewy bodies and to raise awareness . For that reason the Society is information, rather than carer support driven. We have a helpline which …

LBS President Honoured

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On 19 July the LBS’ President and co-founder, Professor Ian McKeith, will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the ( US )Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Washington DC. Professor McKeith has long been at the forefront of Lewy …

2 April – Scottish Caring and Dementia Congress

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The Lewy Body Society had an exhibition stand at the Scottish Caring and Dementia Congress at Murrayfield, Edinburgh on 2 April, to build up contacts in Scotland. Thank you to everyone who came to say hello and sign up for …

CEO attends Downing Street dementia workshop

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Our CEO Jacquie Cannon partcicpated at a recent 10 Downing Street workshop on dementia. Here his her report: Tuesday 24th September 2013 – I attended a workshop at No.10 to prepare for the G8 Summit on Dementia Research on the …

Dementia Awareness Week 20-26 May: News Update

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This article highlights our activities and includes links and videos. Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia. We attended the launch of the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia and contacted David Cameron after the event to urge him to take account of …