Carers Week 2022 – add your voice to the campaign!

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don’t think of themselves as having caring responsibilities to identify as carers and access much-needed support. The campaign is brought […]

More celebrity support for A Scarf for Lewy

Following the fantastic support from Dame Prue Leith, additional celebrity backing for our campaign has come from actress Paula Wilcox and presenter Anne Robinson.   Both have kindly knitted a scarf to help us raise awareness of Lewy body dementia.  The scarves will be joined with hundreds of others and wrapped around the Royal Albert Hall […]

Dotty Days 2022 – Save the date

Our Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Week ‘Dotty Days’ will this year take place from 27th June to 3rd July.  If you have an idea for an event to raise awareness or fundraise, then please get in touch.  We can provide you with a fundraising pack and help you make the most of your event.

Virgin Money Giving fundraising platform to close

We have been informed that from 1st December 2021 the fundraising platform Virgin Money Giving is closing, and no further donations will be accepted.  This means it will no longer be an option for supporters who are raising funds for The Lewy Body Society.  We continue to have accounts with Justgiving, Facebook donation, and you can donate […]

Dementia Action Week – sign the petition to cure the care system

Dementia Action Week takes place from 17-23 May 2021 and we are supporting Alzheimer’s Society and other dementia charities in calling for governments in th UK to fix the broken care system. This powerful film shows how without support, dementia can claim more than one life.  It is a message we wholeheartedly agree with, and […]

Celebrating 15 years of The Lewy Body Society

This year marks 15 years since The Lewy Body Society was founded, and we’ve updated our logo to mark this milestone. We’ll be using the anniversary as a focus for our work this year, as we look ahead to the future, develop new plans and focus on our mission of ‘shining a light on Lewy […]

The Lewy Body Society looks ahead to 2021

Here at the Lewy Body Society, we’ve been looking forward to 2021 for a while. That’s because it will be our 15th ‘birthday’ as a charity.  We remain the only UK charity dedicated exclusively to Lewy body dementia, and we will mark the year with an impact report and a new fundraising appeal to help […]

Lewy Body Society welcomes two new Ambassadors

The Lewy Body Society, the charity dedicated to the second most common form of dementia among older people, has welcomed Chris Maddocks and John O’Doherty as its latest Ambassadors. The charity’s Ambassadors are usually people who have experience of Lewy body dementia and are willing to help promote and support its work promoting research into […]

New email newsletter – sign up now!

The Lewy Body Society is starting a new email newsletter and we would like to invite you to sign up here or using the simple form at the bottom right hand corner of this page. We will be sending regular updates (not too often, we promise) so that our community of supporters can keep up […]