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Life with Lewy – (Lewy Body)

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Angela taylor (2)We are blessed to have Angela Taylor
the Director of Programs at the
Lewy Body Association, where she
oversees LBDA’s outreach, education
and research programs at the
national level. A couple of questions
she will be answering are:
Is LBD treated the same as Alzheimer’s disease?
How is it related to Parkinson’s disease?
What resources are available for LBD families?
Contact the Lewy Body Association via:Website
Email – lbda@lbda.org               Phone –  (404) 935-6444
Marie Marley
Marie Marley a sought-after speaker
and author of the uplifting book,
“Come Back Early Today: A Memoir of Love,
Alzheimer’s and Joy.” The book has been a
finalist in several competitions, including the
prestigious Santa Fe Writers Project Literary
Awards. Marie also hosts her own blog, where she shares stories
about caring for Ed, which is wealth of information for Alzheimer’s
caregivers.
Contact Marie
Marie@ComeBackEarlyToday.com

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James Creasey with JiminyWicket.Org

will join us to talk about the “World Cup” event

at Rockefeller Center

on Sept 20th.

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Love, Laughter and Lewy Body Dementia

Our Guests today are Mary McGrath who will speak to us about her journey with her husband who has Lewy Body Dementia

Mary McGrath and her husband Jim

and Angela Taylor with the Lewy Body Dementia Association

Angela Taylor with the Lewy Body Dementia Association

Today we will learn about:

  • What is Lewy Body Dementia?
  • Are certain demographics more likely to get this disease?
  • Real life examples of symptoms and how to cope with them as a Care Partner as well as a person with symptoms
  • Coping skills – Caring for yourself as well as the person with dementia
  • How and where to find support
  • How can the disease affect your relationships not only with your loved one with the disease but family, friends and coworkers.
  • finding balance in caring for someone with Lewy Body Dementia
  • Does early diagnosis help and if so how?
  • What type of treatment is available for those with Lewy Body?
  • Is the disease reversible?
  • How can you help spread awareness about Lewy Body Dementia?
  • Finding the good in Lewy Body Dementia
  • What should you do if you think you or a loved is having symptoms of the disease?
  • What resources are available for people dealing with Lewy Body Dementia?

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Mary McGrath can be reached through her website

http://www.maryzmcgrath.com

Angela Taylor can be reached at the Lewy Body Association at

http://www.lbda.org

lblbda@lbda.org

404-935-6444

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