Great North Run 2019

Once again we have another fantastic group of runners taking part in the Great North Run, the iconic Newcastle half-marathon which takes place on Sunday 8th September.  All of our runners have been personally affected by dementia, and several are …

Genetic research into Lewy body dementia

Dementia with Lewy Bodies Research – Can you help? The research is being conducted by a research group based at Cardiff University School of Medicine led by Professor Julie Williams, with centres all over the country taking part. The following …

Help change the future for Lewy body dementia

Access investigational medicines for Lewy body dementia on a clinical trial Re:Cognition Health, a world-leading centre for late phase international clinical trials for Alzheimer’s and dementia research, is currently enrolling volunteers with a Lewy body dementia diagnosis to take part …

Vision and attention study – Cardiff University

Visual and attention impairments are common in Lewy body dementia. For example, some people may find it difficult to recognise objects, or may find that they are distracted during conversation. These problems with vision and attention can help to reliably …

Chris Leek’s £1m ‘Arch to Arc’ challenge

Every single one of our supporters who completes a physical challenge to raise money for Lewy body dementia research – whether it’s a 5k race, a mountain walk or a marathon – has our gratitude and admiration.  We couldn’t have …

Great Glen Way challenge

Margaret Taylor and five of her friends recently completed the Great Glen Way, a tough 73 mile walk across the Scottish Highlands from Fort William to Inverness.  This is the inspiring story – in Margaret’s own words – of the …

Dotty Days 2019 – thank you

Dotty Days, our Lewy body dementia awareness week, is over for another year.  We would like to thank everyone who participated by wearing dotty clothes and accessories, sharing one of our social media posts, purchasing some of our merchandise and …

#7factsaboutLewy

This post pulls together into a thread a series of tweets and posts we shared on Twitter and Facebook during Dotty Days, our awareness week, using the hashtag #7factsaboutLewy. We hope they’ve helped to inform people about Lewy body dementia, …