My father and Lewy body dementia – an essay by Jane Sigaloff

As Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Week 2021 gets underway, we are delighted to publish a special essay by Jane Sigaloff.   Jane is a published author and in this powerful piece she describes the range of emotions she experienced during her …

New Trustees for The Lewy Body Society

The Lewy Body Society, the only UK-based charity dedicated exclusively to Lewy body dementia (the second most common type of dementia in older people), has welcomed three new members to its Board of Trustees. Liz Bewley, Carol Bewick and Doug …

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 …

Exploring the effects of COVID-19 on people with dementia

As a research charity we are very keen to support studies that help advance understanding of the lives of people with Lewy body dementia, their families and carers, in addition to funding research through our grants programme. Throughout the Covid-19 …

Online events now open for booking – May 2021

We are pleased to announce a further round of online events that are now available for booking. If you have any problems booking or have suggestions for future events, please send us an email. Tuesday 11th May 11am – Introduction …

Lewy Body UK conference – 15th June 2021

We are delighted to be working with our partners in the academic community to host a scientific conference focusing on all the latest Lewy body dementia research, and marking our 15th year as a charity. The conference is open to …

Forthcoming online events – April 2021

We are pleased to announce a further round of online events that are now available for booking. If you have any problems booking or have suggestions for future events, please send us an email. Monday 12th April 11am – A …