Carers Week 2022 – add your voice to the campaign!

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It also helps people who don’t think of themselves as …

More celebrity support for A Scarf for Lewy

Following the fantastic support from Dame Prue Leith, additional celebrity backing for our campaign has come from actress Paula Wilcox and presenter Anne Robinson.   Both have kindly knitted a scarf to help us raise awareness of Lewy body dementia.  The …

Dementia Action Week 2022

This week (16-22 May) is Dementia Action Week, organised by Alzheimer’s Society, and the key message of this year’s campaign is: It’s not called getting old, it’s called getting ill. Every three minutes someone develops dementia, but right now, there …

Dotty Days 2022 – Save the date

Our Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Week ‘Dotty Days’ will this year take place from 27th June to 3rd July.  If you have an idea for an event to raise awareness or fundraise, then please get in touch.  We can provide …

Dame Prue Leith backs A Scarf for Lewy

Join Dame Prue Leith DBL and knit ‘A Scarf for Lewy’ to wrap around the Royal Albert Hall A Scarf for Lewy, the campaign by The Lewy Body Society to wrap the Royal Albert Hall in a huge scarf to …

Miss June Brown OBE

The Lewy Body Society is very sad to hear that our Patron Miss June Brown OBE has died and we would like to offer our deepest condolences to her family and friends for their loss. The society has been honoured …

New study seeks carers to complete an online survey

Please see below information about a University of Reading study which focuses on informal (i.e. unpaid) caregivers of individuals with parkinsonism symptoms. They are building an online intervention to support these caregivers, but first need to garner their opinions and …