Tom Seaver at Shea Stadium in Flushing, N.Y. in 1969, when he led the once ‘Lovable Losers’ to the World Series. The Mets won, and many cited Seaver’s pitching mastery and leadership.
Focus On Sport/Getty Images
A pitcher known for his mental game as well as his physical prowess, Tom Seaver died this week from Lewy body dementia. A doctor explains this troubling form of dementia.
The way a person with Lewy body dementia walks is different from the way a person with Alzheimer’s walks.
Having better diagnostic tools will allow healthcare professionals to provide the best care possible.
Ted Turner and former wife Jane Fonda, picture in 1991, when the high-profile couple were dating.
John Barrett/PHOTOlink/ MediaPunch /IPX/AP
Media pioneer Ted Turner's announcement that he has Lewy body dementia brings the illness into the spotlight, which is rare. A neurologist explains why it's hard to even get a correct diagnosis.
For people with dementia, problems performing certain tasks can be a warning sign of difficulty managing financial tasks, according to new research.
Family members often become primary caregivers for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease.
The first clinical trial examining a drug to treat Alzheimer's was begun 30 years ago. There is still no cure and no known way to prevent the disease. Two factors may contribute to that.
Lewy body dementia and other illnesses of aging brains cause immeasurable suffering for patients and their families.
Lewy body dementia is the second most common type of dementia. Why don't more people recognize the signs?