New members sought for our Specialist Advisory Committee

Lewy Body Research

The Specialist Advisory Committee (SAC) of The Lewy Body Society is looking for new members. The SAC is a multi-disciplinary group of health and social care professionals with backgrounds in research and practice. It is responsible for reviewing all grant applications and advising the Lewy Body Society on its research strategy and workplan, adding credibility […]

A Scarf For Lewy 2024 – Manchester

On 17th October 2024 we are holding an event with a difference… We are going to have an event at Central Hall in Central Buildings,Oldham Street Manchester, M1 1JQ Register to attend the event: https://www.trybooking.com/uk/CZTD All to raise awareness of Lewy body dementia, the second most common type of dementia in older people. Lewy body dementia […]

Time to put carers on the map

Lewy Body Society is backing Carers Week. Millions of the UK’s unpaid carers looking after disabled, older or ill relatives or friends are faced with no choice about taking on an unpaid caring role due to a lack of alternative care options, according to analysis of YouGov polling data published today to mark the start of Carers Week 2024.

World Lewy Body Day

Together with other Lewy body organisations on the first World Lewy Body Day (Sunday, January 28), the Lewy Body Society is shining a light on the most common disease you have never heard of. We will be holding events in Westminster and Newcastle and posting on our social media channels.      

Podcasts

Until the death of Robin Williams, not many people had heard of #LewyBody Dementia. To raise awareness of the condition, ‘Living with Lewy’ is a two-episode podcast with The Lewy Body Society with support from The National Lottery Community Fund. You can listen now on out website or on the ITN Business Hub: https://business.itn.co.uk/podcasts/living-with-lewy/…

A Scarf For Lewy Belfast

A Scarf For Lewy Belfast On 17th October we held our long-awaited awareness-raising event in Belfast, which was the second time we have wrapped ‘A Scarf for Lewy’ around a major landmark building.    The mile-long scarf which was lovingly knitted by volunteers last year and wrapped around the Royal Albert Hall in London was transported across the […]