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March 2014 Newsletter

Researchers Seek Volunteers for Dementia Clinical Trials

Researchers Seek Volunteers for Dementia Clinical Trials

Have you ever considered participating in a clinical trial as a healthy adult, or as a person with cognitive impairment? Today, at least 50,000 people are needed for more than 175 clinical trials across the country. Learn more.

Why Do Many People with LBD Respond Poorly to Surgery?

Ask the Expert: Why Do Many People with LBD Respond Poorly to Surgery?

Deciding on a surgery for those with LBD can be a challenge. Making an informed decision is extremely important because LBD patients may respond poorly to surgery and may develop delirium or motor/movement decline after surgery. Learn more.

Coping with the Transitions of a Spouse with LBD

Coping with the Transitions of a Spouse with LBD

Josh and Jen were a happy and inseparable pair. But Jen began to have problems with depth perception that couldn't be explained. She later shared with her husband that she had seen a cartoon character in the hallway. Jen was later diagnosed with Lewy body dementia. Read tips on how to cope when a loved one is diagnosed.

Sleep Hygiene: Rules for Better Sleep

Sleep Hygiene: Rules for Better Sleep

National Sleep Awareness Week is March 2-9, 2014. These tips are an excellent place for LBD families to start in obtaining information on the impact of a good night’s rest for someone with LBD. Learn how to get a better night's sleep.

Volunteer Corner: March 2014 Help Raise LBD Awareness with a Community Fundraiser LBD booklet now available from NIA

Volunteer Corner

Help Raise LBD Awareness with a Community Fundraiser

Resource of the Month: NIH Booklet on LBD