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 …

Robin Williams had Dementia with Lewy Bodies

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Professor Ian McKeith ( Lewy Body Society President and the founder of the Consortium on Dementia with Lewy Bodies ) supplied a current summary on the state of Lewy Body Dementias for The Conversation following the recent disclosure by Robin …

LBS CEO Interview on BBC World

Our CEO Jacqueline Cannon was interviewed by BBC World following an interview by Susan Schneider on Good Morning America. In the interview Susan, the widow of the late Robin Williams, stated that the actor had died as a consequence of …

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 …