Webinar: What is Lewy body dementia really like?

Do you want to know what it feels like to live with Lewy body dementia? Do you understand the process for getting a diagnosis and where to look for support for yourself and family members? Have you thought about the …

Lewy Body Society welcomes two new Ambassadors

The Lewy Body Society, the charity dedicated to the second most common form of dementia among older people, has welcomed Chris Maddocks and John O’Doherty as its latest Ambassadors. The charity’s Ambassadors are usually people who have experience of Lewy …

New email newsletter – sign up now!

The Lewy Body Society is starting a new email newsletter and we would like to invite you to sign up here or using the simple form at the bottom right hand corner of this page. We will be sending regular …

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 …