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) …

The 9th UK Dementia Congress 2014

We are please to announce that The Lewy Body Society will again this year have a stand at the UK Dementia Congress on the 10, 11 & 12 November 2014, Hilton Brighton Metropole. The largest annual dementia-focused event in the …

2 April – Scottish Caring and Dementia Congress

The Lewy Body Society had an exhibition stand at the Scottish Caring and Dementia Congress at Murrayfield, Edinburgh on 2 April, to build up contacts in Scotland. Thank you to everyone who came to say hello and sign up for …