Brain Support Network was proud to co-host with Family Caregiver Alliance (caregiver.org) a panel discussion following the movie SPARK! about Robin Williams and Lewy body dementia (LBD). The panel featured:
- Bruce Miller, MD, neurologist and director of the Memory & Aging Center, UCSF. Dr. Miller played a key role in SPARK! in explaining symptoms of Lewy body dementia.
- Dianne, caregiver to her late husband Gary. Gary’s diagnosis of LBD was confirmed through brain donation. Dianne is the leader of the local BSN LBD caregiver support group meeting.
- Denise, caregiver to her late father Harry. Harry’s diagnosis of LBD was confirmed through brain donation. Denise is a longtime member of the local BSN LBD caregiver support group.
The panel moderator was Robin Riddle, CEO of Brain Support Network.
The recording from the June 30, 2021 panel is now available here:
In its post-film and post-panel resource list, Family Caregiver Alliance refers to BSN’s Lewy body dementia webpage and, in particular, BSN’s “Top Resources for Lewy Body Dementia” list: