Information Resource on Lewy Body Dementia (National Institute on Aging: USA)

Summary

More than 1 million Americans may be affected by Lewy Body Dementia (LBD). This information resource from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) / National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the USA has been written to assist people with LBD, their carers / families, and professionals learn about the condition and the resources available in the United States.

The main sections of the online and printed guide comprise:

  1. Introduction.
  2. Basics of Lewy Body Dementia.
  3. Types of Lewy Body Dementia.
  4. Causes and Risk Factors.
  5. Common Symptoms.
  6. Diagnosis.
  7. Treatment and Management.
  8. Advice for People Living with Lewy Body Dementia.
  9. Caring for a Person with Lewy Body Dementia.
  10. Research: the Road Ahead.
  11. Resources.

Full Text Link

Reference

Lewy Body Dementia: information for patients, families, and professionals. Silver Spring [Maryland, United States]: National Institute on Aging, September – December 2013.

Note: Readers in the UK may be interested in learning more about / contacting the Lewy Body Society.

About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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