Lewy Body Dementia – Dawn’s Painful Story

Date:

June 17, 2022
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An up close and personal story of caring from a caregiver’s perspective –  Dawn Hamilton was motivated to share her experiences of caring for her husband who suffered from Lewy Body Dementia in hopes of helping others who are experiencing this difficult disease.

She shares actual footage of her husband John’s painful hallucinations, her thoughts and feelings about the difficulties she faced convincing doctors that something was not right, her advice about what she learned along the way, and how laughter helped them get through some of the difficult days.

The Core features of Dementia with Lewy Bodies:

  • Visual Hallucinations
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Parkinsonism
  • Fluctuating Cognition

Thank you to Mrs. Hamilton and mmLearn


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