New international guidelines to identify dementia with Lewy bodies


New guidelines have been published on the clinical and physical indicators to help ensure patients with dementia with Lewy bodies get an accurate diagnosis and the best care possible. Scientists at Newcastle University have led an international team of experts …

LBS Campaign – Letter to your MP


YOU CAN HELP RAISE AWARENESS OF LEWY BODY DEMENTIA FOR THE PRICE OF A STAMP By writing to your MP and telling her or him about the disease and how it is difference from Alzheimer’s and why it is important …

Michael J Fox Foundation Research Grant


We are pleased to advise that Dr Marzena Kurzawa-Akanbi has been awarded the Michael J Fox Foundation research grant. The project is very much related to her PhD work which was funded by The Lewy Body Society. Marzena has provided …

Hexham Golf Club – Ladies Captain


We are delighted that Jan Rossiter, Hexham G.C.Ladies’ Captain for 2017 has made The Lewy Body Society her chosen charity. Jan’s term of office starts Thursday 23 February 2017 and we thank her for her support. Find out more at …

Dementia Research – East Anglia


Allison Bentley is a Dementia Research Nurse working in Cambridge, who has developed a special interest in the physical (autonomic) symptoms associated with Lewy body disease. Lewy body disease can sometimes affect a person’s autonomic (involuntary) nervous system, which leads …

Wigan 10k – Sunday 4th September 2016


Thank you and well done to our team of runners in the Wigan 10k: Jacqui Cannon, Mike Nicholson, Danielle Eadie, Neil Dunn, Gillian Lavelle, Joanne Dinsmore, Sammy-Jo Woodward, Dave Croskery, Ian Nicolson

The INVEST Project


In recent years, Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) groups have shown to be an enjoyable and beneficial therapy for people with memory problems. This project will show whether individualised (one-to-one) CST can be tailored for people who have problems with memory …