The Reality of Lewy Body Dementia:
Hallucinations & Delusions & How to Manage Them

1 hour long: slide visuals with narration; includes Q&A session after presentation.

Dr. James Galvin’s presentation touches on many aspects, how to manage these difficult behaviours, potential medications, etc. He covers the following areas:

  • Hallucinations and Delusions are common in LBD
  • New emergent symptoms require a medical evaluation
  • Not all behaviors require medication
  • Non-pharmacological approaches should be first line
  • If starting a medication, know all there is to know about that medication
  • Start at lowest dose, increase doses slowly, constantly re-evaluate
  • New medications are being tested that specifically target hallucinations in

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