Les Magee appointed as an Ambassador of the Lewy Body Society

Les Magee, a renowned Northern Ireland-based musician, has joined Ken Clasper and Conor McGinn MP and become our third Ambassador. We have worked with Les for a number of years and are delighted that she has agreed to take on …

Great North Run profile: Sophie Ellis

Sophie Ellis, a French teacher at Greenhead College in Huddersfield, is tackling her first ever half-marathon to raise awareness of Lewy body dementia, in memory of her grandad who had the disease.  Sophie’s grandad Mike Ellis died in July aged …

Great North Run profile: Mark Clasper

Mark Clasper from Chester-le-Street is taking part in the Great North Run on 9th September on behalf of the Lewy Body Society. Mark’s father Ken was diagnosed with Lewy body dementia in 2003. Ken has since become an Ambassador for …

International Dementia with Lewy Bodies Conference

Here is a link to an excellent report on the recent International Dementia with Lewy Bodies Conference held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (01 – 04 December 2015). Conference Link.

The Seventh Scottish Care and Dementia Conference 2015

The Lewy Body Society were delighted to attend the seventh Scottish Caring & Dementia Congress, Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh – April 29th. Trustee James McGarry manned our stand and enjoyed meeting many members of the caring community and also dementia patients …

Banbury Centre, Cold Spring Harbor, New York

Prof Ian McKeith (President of The Lewy Body Society) is leading a 2½day meeting on Lewy Body Dementia at the Banbury Centre, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. He received the invitation from Jim Watson (of Watson and Crick DNA fame) …