This past summer, well-known actor and comedian Robin Williams passed away. His passing was viewed as especially tragic due to the beloved nature of his career and his relatively young age of 63. In the subsequent months, reports have been released that revealed Williams suffered from a condition known as Lewy body dementia, a fairly common, yet poorly understood, disease that affects over 1 million people every year. Take a moment to learn the basics of the condition – what it is, whom it affects and what symptoms seniors and their loved ones should look out for.
LBD – the basics
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