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.
Living With Alzheimer’s and Lewy Body Dementia
By Lecia Bushak | December 13th, 2019
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I am one of 7 children. A brother and sister have died from Pancreatic cancer, my youngest sister died from Multiple sclerosis, and 2 older brothers from Alzheimer’s, my last remaining brother is in a nursing home with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, I have Achalasia and am being tested for Alzheimer’s, is there a link between these diseases?