Caregiver Support

Western Colorado
Lewy Body, Alzheimer’s,
and Dementia Support

 

 

Get Information. Dementia is a symptom (or range of symptoms) caused by disease that impairs cognitive ability. There are many causes for dementia, the most common being Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). [Read facts here]. The 2nd most common form of progressive, incurable dementia (and yet, the most often misdiagnosed) is  Lewy Body Dementia (LBD).  To learn if  LBD might be the correct diagnosis for demenita symptoms, please visit The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA).page that provides an easy-to-understand explanation of the disease: its symptoms, causes, diagnosis criteria, prognosis, and links to more help. For help in understanding AD, it’s prevelance, diagnosis, care and treatments, visit Alzheimer’s Association (ALZ.org).

Get Support.  If you are caring for someone with dementia, including AD or LBD check out the information provided by the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA), the Alzheimer’s Association (ALZ.org), Mayo Clinic, and other organizations. The important thing to know is that you are not alone!  And please tell us a little about your situation and why you might need help.