Posts Tagged ‘Resources for Lewy Body’

Do You Need Help With a Loved One Or Client Living With Lewy Body

Listen Live or Listen at Your Convenience Thursday – Jan 19th, 2023 – 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London GMT, 9pm South Africa SAST, and on the 20th at 6am in Australia AEDT

Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio talks with Norma Loeb, Founder & Executive Director of the Lewy Body Dementia Resource Center.  The founder and leaders of LBDRC are former care partners of loved ones with Lewy body dementia, so they understand the experience, and are here with loving support to help you through it.

Although a cure would be wonderful, their vision is to foster early diagnosis and enhance the quality of life for people with Lewy Body Dementia and their care partners with an all-inclusive website, call center, and devoted care. They advocate for increased funding and research for Lewy body dementia and promote essential scientific advances and research.

We’re live today so call in & ask your questions at (323) 870-4602

Contact Lewy Body Dementia Resource Center

Helpline  516-218-2026 or 833-LBD-LINE  (available 365 days a year 8am to 8pm) 

Websites   www.lewybodyresourcecenter.org  or  www.lbdny.org  

Facebook    https://www.facebook.com/lewybodyNY

Instagram   lewybodyny

Twitter   @lewybodyny

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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


Angela Taylor can be reached at the Lewy Body Association at




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