Research summary report: Multimodal Imaging in Lewy Body Disorders

We have received the following report from the University of Cambridge, which summarises the progress made following the award of a Lewy Body Society grant in 2015. There are some very positive outcomes, such as an improved understanding of imaging …

Lewy Body UK Conference

We were delighted to work with a team of academics – Rimona Weil (UCL), Claire O’Callaghan (The University of Sydney) & John-Paul Taylor (Newcastle University) – to host the Lewy Body UK 2021 Scientific Conference on 15th June. With 15 …

Hallucinations – new leaflet and webinar on 5th July

Hallucinations and changes in visual perception can be among the most challenging symptoms of Lewy body dementia, both for the person living with the disease and their family/caregivers. That’s why we’ve produced a new resource with information and tips about …

My father and Lewy body dementia – an essay by Jane Sigaloff

As Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Week 2021 gets underway, we are delighted to publish a special essay by Jane Sigaloff.   Jane is a published author and in this powerful piece she describes the range of emotions she experienced during her …

New Trustees for The Lewy Body Society

The Lewy Body Society, the only UK-based charity dedicated exclusively to Lewy body dementia (the second most common type of dementia in older people), has welcomed three new members to its Board of Trustees. Liz Bewley, Carol Bewick and Doug …