COVID-19: The Challenges for People living with Dementia

By Shivani Patel and Jiabin Tang To download this article as a pdf please click here. Introduction Recently, all our lives have been turned upside-down by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In this article we will describe the impact of the …

A survey study of delirium in people with Lewy body dementia

We are posting this information on behalf of Dr. James FitzGerald from the Department of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Cambridge Are you a carer, relative or close friend of a person with a diagnosis of either Lewy body dementia …

Let’s Chat: online events programme launched

Our first two online events will take place this month, via Zoom, as we seek to bring together our community and support people affected by Lewy body dementia. Meet the Chief Executive & Introduction to the Lewy Body Society Tuesday …

A new approach to Lewy body dementia support

 In this article, researcher Alison Killen describes a new support group she has established for people living with Lewy body dementia and their families, and why she wants these groups to be available in all areas. I work as a …

Lockdown – a poem by Sarah Habermass

This poem was sent to us by one of our supporters Sarah Habermass. It is about her father who sadly passed away in 2017 with Lewy body dementia. He was Welsh, a keen gardener and an ex-teacher, and through the …

Phoebe and Ruby raise over £200 for the Lewy Body Society

We would like to say a big thank you to Phoebe and Ruby from Stakeford in Northumberland for raising money for the Lewy Body Society during our awareness week Dotty Days. With the help of Ruby’s big sister Ellie, the …

Virtual coffee morning for Dotty Days 2020

As part of our awareness week Dotty Days, which is taking place from 1-7 June, we are asking supporters to hold a coffee morning with a difference! With ongoing restrictions due to the COVID-19 crisis, a traditional gathering in a …

Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Week – ‘Dotty Days’

1-7 June 2020 This year’s Dotty Days will be a little different. The cake sales and garden open days will have to wait, but you can still mark the week and help us raise awareness in the following ways: * …