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July 2010 Newsletter

October 10-16 will truly be "A Week To Remember" as LBD families are Standing Strong with LBDA to raise LBD awareness and support throughout the country. Click here to learn more about how you can get involved!

Gaynor Golf Tournament Benefits LBDA

Michael "Mickey" Gaynor's family wanted to honor their father, his love for golf and help support LBDA. "We chose to have the tournament benefit LBDA because we thought it was the best way to thank them," said his son, Mark Gaynor. "LBDA was such a big resource for support and information." Click here to learn how they raised $15,000 in 2008 and how they did it again this year!

Report on Caregiver Survey Now Available

Nearly 80% of people with LBD received a diagnosis for a different cognitive, movement or psychiatric disorder before ultimately learning they had Lewy body dementia. Learn more about the challenges reported by LBD families in LBDA's new report, Caregiver Burden in Lewy Body Dementias.

LBDA launches www.LBDstories.com

A picture is worth a thousand words. Help us bring LBD out of the shadows by telling the world a story about life with LBD. Put a face on LBD by including a picture too! Share your story today at www.lbdstories.com.