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Experts estimate that Lewy body dementia is the third most common type of dementia, after Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. Caring for a person living with Lewy body dementia can present unique challenges due to the varied cognitive and physical symptoms that can develop as the disease progresses.
Combining current strategies for managing symptoms and behaviours with personal examples that connect to readers' own experiences, “A Caregiver’s Guide to Lewy Body Dementia” is the ideal book for carers, family members, and friends of individuals seeking to understand the disease and provide support to their loved ones.
You can find this book along with other information and resources related to Lewy body dementia in our Library guide at https://dementia-org.libguides.com/Lewy_Body_Disease
Not a member of our library? Register for free at www.dementia.org.au/library
Our national library service provides access to a comprehensive collection of print and digital resources about dementia. The service supports people living with dementia, family carers and friends as well as people working in dementia care practice and allied health areas.
The extensive collection includes books, articles, audio resources, ebooks and DVDs. Resources include information on dementia care, as well as items written by carers and people living with dementia, dementia in fiction, resources for children, clinical information, and practical information for caregiving and living well with dementia.