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WEBINAR: Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Parkinson’s Disease Dementia
April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Public Education Coordinator
Alzheimer Society Grey-Bruce
Sandra Hong will discuss dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Parkinson’s disease dementia (PDD) that are characterized by an accumulation of Lewy bodies in brain cells. Collectively, they are known as Lewy body disease (LBD). What symptoms patients may experience because of their diagnosis, specifically related to troubles with thinking and processing information, and behavioural changes, such as visual hallucinations. Lastly the importance of building a circle of support to enhance quality of life for both patients and their families.