For New Caregivers: Crash Course in Dementia

This blog highlights some of the initial and critical components of caring for a person with Alzheimer's Disease or another dementia. Read on for more information.

Lewy Body Dementia

"Lewy Bodies" are abnormal proteins that show up in the parts of the brain the handle memory, sleep, movement, and "automatic" bodily functions like heart rate and blood pressure. Some people start out with difficulty moving and tremors and are initially diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. Over time, they develop memory problems. In these cases, clinicians…