Lonni Schicker had spent most of her life being active, and working as a nurse and a teacher — but that all changed when she was diagnosed with both Alzheimer’s and Lewy body dementia (LBD) with Parkinsonism. As part of the Being Patient: Perspectives Live Talk series, we spoke with Lonni about coping with the diagnoses, and the activities that help her stay positive.
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