Key dates for 2023

As we look ahead to another busy year, we wanted to share some key dates with our supporters. If you want to hold a local awareness event such as a coffee morning or take part in a fundraising challenge, then …

End of year message from The Lewy Body Society

We will shortly be taking a break over the Christmas and New Year period, so we wanted to send our very best wishes to all our supporters and your families. Thank you to everyone who has contributed to our work …

A Scarf For Lewy in Scotland!

Well done to Lorraine and friends who braved a cold and foggy morning and wrapped a 530m scarf around Bennachie, a famous hill in Inverurie. Lorraine, along with her friends Jenny and Matthew, take on a different challenge every year …

Carols by Candlelight in York Minster

We were delighted to be the chosen charity for the Chapter House Choir’s annual Carols by Candlelight concert last Saturday in the nave of York Minster, and for the 1,400 attendees to have learned a little about Lewy body dementia …

New research projects funded through 2022 Grant Round

We are delighted to be funding these four important projects, as part of our 2022 grant round. Imaging neuromelanin using magnetic resonance imaging in dementia with Lewy bodies Elijah Mak, University of Cambridge – £176,000 Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) …

Lewy Body Society statement regarding lecanemab trial

Responding to reports that trials of lecanemab have slowed the rate of cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer’s Disease, Jacqui Cannon, Chief Executive of The Lewy Body Society said: “It is very exciting to hear about the positive findings that …

Olivia’s Mount Kilimanjaro challenge

We would like to say a big well done and thank you to Olivia Roffe from Long Sutton in Lincolnshire who successfully climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, reaching the summit of the 5,895m high mountain, in Tanzania, after a week of hiking. …

Care home celebrates key role in A Scarf for Lewy project

Following the success of A Scarf for Lewy (in which a 1600-metre/one mile scarf was wrapped seven time around the entire circumference of the Royal Albert Hall in London), a special event took place at Green Tree Court Care Home …