A Scarf For Lewy 2024 – Manchester

On 17th October 2024 we are holding an event with a difference… We are going to have an event at Central Hall in Central Buildings,Oldham Street Manchester, M1 1JQ All to raise awareness of Lewy body dementia, the second most common type of dementia in older people. Lewy body dementia is a little-known type of dementia […]

World Lewy Body Day

Together with other Lewy body organisations on the first World Lewy Body Day (Sunday, January 28), the Lewy Body Society is shining a light on the most common disease you have never heard of. We will be holding events in Westminster and Newcastle and posting on our social media channels.      

A Scarf For Lewy Belfast

A Scarf For Lewy Belfast On 17th October we held our long-awaited awareness-raising event in Belfast, which was the second time we have wrapped ‘A Scarf for Lewy’ around a major landmark building.    The mile-long scarf which was lovingly knitted by volunteers last year and wrapped around the Royal Albert Hall in London was transported across the […]

Climbing Mount Kilamanjaro

A huge thank you and well done to Paul Craven and his sister Cyn who completed their climb of Kilimanjaro on 13 February in memory in Cyn’s husband Patrice who lived with Lewy body dementia. Cyn at the age of 74 made it to base camp and despite gale force winds with a wind chill […]

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 to have Miss June Brown OBE as its Patron for its 16 years and we […]

Grant Round 2022

We are the only charity dedicated solely to Lewy body dementia in the UK. Through our application and review process we aim to fund the highest quality research so that we can make a real difference to the lives of people with LBD. We are pleased to announce that the call for applications to our […]

COVID-19 Advice Sheet for people living with LBD and their families and carers

The current coronavirus or Covid-19 pandemic is an unsettling and anxious time for everyone. This can be especially so if you have, or care for, someone with a condition such as Lewy body dementia which may increase vulnerability to the effects of the virus. Newcastle University has produced an advice sheet in collaboration with the […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This is a time of concern for anyone with existing health conditions and we urge you to check and follow the latest NHS guidance. The society is here to take your calls: 01942 914000 & answer your emails: info@lewybody.org on Lewy body dementia. We also continue to work in partnership wth the Dementia UK helpline […]