New LBD Resource Available Now from the Lewy Body Dementia Association

  LBDA has developed two tools to help patients, caregivers and health professionals quickly and easily identify symptoms that are required for a diagnosis of Lewy body dementia (LBD).

Click http://www.lbda.org to download the LBD Diagnostic Symptoms Checklist
This checklist is specifically designed to
aid in reporting those symptoms which are involved in diagnosing dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) the most undiagnosed form of Lewy body dementia.
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Click http://www.lbda.org to download the Comprehensive LBD Symptoms Checklist
This expanded checklist includes symptoms required for the diagnosis of LBD, as well as many other symptoms common in LBD that may appear as the disease progresses.
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A special thanks to the Lewy Body Dementia Association http://www.lbda.org for these very helpful check lists.

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Courtesy of Lewy Body Dementia Association
For more info: http://www.lbda.org

Next …. continued Finding In-home Caregivers, Care For The Caregiver & Support Groups

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Courtesy of Lewy Body Dementia Association
For more info: http://www.lbda.org

Next …. continued Managing Sleep Problems/Sundowning, Smoothing The Transition On Moving Day & Finding In-Home Caregivers

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Courtesy of Lewy Body Dementia Association
For more info: http://www.lbda.org

Next …. Preventing or Defusing Aggression or Catastrophic Reactions & Benefits of Exercise For People With Dementia

 

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Courtesy of Lewy Body Dementia Association
For more info: http://www.lbda.org

There are a number of great ideas/insights in this article. The one that struck me is that someone with dementia losses the ability to communicate before they lose the ability to understand. How sad and frustrating that must be!!!

Next…. Effective Communication & Wandering

About Information I Share From The Lewy Body Dementia Association

To learn more about LBD,
visit http://www.lbda.org

LBD Caregiver Link:
I -800-LEWYSOS
I-800-539-9767

support@lbda.org

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informational use only. It is not intended to be medical, legal or
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regarding the content and the use of this information.
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Lewy Body Dementia
A special publication for people newly
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