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Learn about Lewy Body Dementia

Find the best, easy to understand, reliable and useful information about Lewy Body Dementia right here, including the most important information, symptoms, treatments and insights to make the best of a very challenging condition.

For how common it is, Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) is almost completely unknown. Those touched by its diagnosis have rarely heard of it beforehand. It is also under-diagnosed, misdiagnosed, and misunderstood: these realities lead to needless, tragic outcomes.

Many of its disturbing symptoms can appear and then vanish as if they were never there, making the diagnosis of dementia with Lewy Bodies very difficult. This form of dementia has unique, life-threatening risks and requires very careful treatments and medications. However, the information and techniques you need to know most is not overly complex, and is simply presented here, to be easily understood by anyone.

With knowledge gained from this site, anyone has the potential to make a huge difference in the life of a person with LBD. You can also make your own life much less tumultuous. The newly developed information on this website constantly monitors research, developments and innovations to provide the most up-to-date information.

Everything on the website is written by, and from, the perspective of a family care partner. It is updated regularly and is constantly growing and evolving. An ever-greater range of Lewy-specific content is being rolled out with a focus on solutions, tips, techniques and precautions.

Although much of the information is appropriate to all forms of dementia, the information provided is specifically and carefully developed to aid those caring for, and those diagnosed with, Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Parkinson’s Disease Dementia. This is the first and most trusted online resource in Canada for Dementia with Lewy Bodies, with unmatched benefit for people worldwide.

Get a broad perspective for those newly diagnosed and get articles on specific, individual topics. Learn where to get help and support and carefully curated collection of online Lewy Body Dementia resources with descriptions.

Recent and Popular Articles

The most popular article to date discusses perspectives on the highly variable Stages and Phases of Lewy Body Dementia. Another popular one, especially for anyone new to the diagnosis, lists the Top 10 Priorities following a Diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia. Listen to audio as well: the last podcast was on Ambiguous Loss, which we all experience as a loved one is cognitively absent, but physically still here. Dental health is critical, so one recent article gives tips and techniques to brush teeth at every stage and avoid countless problems and another gives tips on how to choose a dentist and what to do to make the most of dentist appointments.

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Strength and courage to all!
Timothy Hudson

Updated April 21, 2024.