New research on hallucinations seeking participants

Study title: Investigating visual hallucinations in Lewy Body Dementia Contact Dr. David Schwartzman, Research Fellow at the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, University of Sussex. Participants are invited to take part in a study that aims to capture the precise …

Final online event of 2020 and more in 2021…

Since the summer we have run more than half a dozen online events via Zoom and the level of engagement from our supporters has been fantastic.  We’ve held events focusing on the needs of carers, on the Admiral Nurse Dementia …

Christmas Carols from Drenagh

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the usual Christmas concert organised by harpist and pianist Les Magee at the beautiful Drenagh House in Northern Ireland cannot take place this year. Instead, we will bring Drenagh to you! A range of talented contributors …

Christmas cards now on sale!

Our popular Christmas cards are now available from our online shop.  Featuring original designs by the brilliant Louise at Design 10 Ltd, they are sure to be as popular as in previous years so please buy now to avoid disappointment. …

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 …