Tag Archives: Lewy Body Dementia

What I Learned After Walking 500-Miles Talking About Lewy Body

We Finished the Camino--500 Miles!

We are done! We did it! We walked 500 miles of the Camino de Santiago (the Frances route). And we created awareness for Lewy Body Dementia and raised a bit of money doing so. When my husband and I decided to combine our 500-mile walk in northern Spain on the Camino de Santiago with fundraising Continue Reading →

Fantastic Conversations about Lewy Body Dementia

Bob Walking Through the Heather

Today is Day 30 of our walk on the Camino de Santiago and we only have 5 days left. We have walked over 450 miles and have less than 60 to go! Sharing Personal Experiences with Lewy Body Dementia I have talked with a lot of people over the past month about Lewy Body Dementia Continue Reading →

Walking & Talking with People From Around the World About Lewy Body Dementia

Walking for LBDA.org

Walking & Talking with People From Around the World About Lewy Body Dementia It’s Day 11 and we have completed 115 miles on our 500 mile-walk on the Camino de Santiago for the Lewy Body Dementia Association. Now walking every day is a habit. Yesterday we took an extra day to sightsee around the city Continue Reading →

On the Camino for the Lewy Body Dementia Association

Beginning the Camino for LBDA.org

Our First Days on the Camino for the Lewy Body Dementia Association We have been walking for 4 days and have traveled 49 miles on the Camino de Santiago in Spain trying to raise money for the Lewy Body Dementia Association. The Camino is 500 miles and it will take us approximately 35 days to Continue Reading →

Excerise Cuts Risk of Dementia by 50 Percent

Dad Never Stopped Walking

I’ve been walking a lot to train for our upcoming 500-mile fundraising walk for The Lewy Body Dementia Association. I love to listen to podcasts to pass the time–10 miles takes a long time to walk! The other day I listened to Brain Rules by Dr. John Medina, a molecular biologist, and Seattle Pacific University Continue Reading →

Good Days & Bad Days with Lewy Body Dementia–Fluctuating Dementia

One of the key differences between Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) and Alzheimer’s is that one day the person can be “almost normal” and the next “completely out of it.” It’s a fluctuating dementia. Actually, it can even change by the hour. Fluctuating Cognition For example, with my dad, some days we could have really good Continue Reading →

Our First Blog Post for Our Lewy Body Fundraising Walk on the Camino de Santiago

I have so much I want to blog about relating to Lewy Body Dementia and our upcoming fundraising walk in April. It’s hard to know where to start. The blog is two parts–information about Lewy Body Dementia and information about our fundraising walk on the Camino de Santiago in northern Spain. I will be posting Continue Reading →