Lewy body dementia is the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease and has many challenging symptoms including visual hallucinations, cognitive problems, movement disorders, depression, and more.
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “Most people diagnosed with Lewy body dementia have no family history of the disease, and the genes associated with Lewy body dementia have not been clearly identified. conclusive.”
“I felt like he was drowning in his symptoms, and I was drowning with him,” Schneider-Williams said. “Usually many symptoms of Lewy’s disease come and go at random times – even throughout the day. I found my brilliant husband to be clear with clear reasoning for 1 minute, then, 5 minutes more late, empty, lost in confusion.”
However, Schneider-Williams described the days leading up to her husband’s death as “perfect”, leading her to believe that the “terrorist” in her husband’s brain was “silent”.
“We did all the things we love on Saturday and in the evening it was perfect, like a long date. By the end of Sunday I could feel it was getting better. When we went to bed for sleep, as usual, my husband said to me: “Good night, my dear”, “And I await my familiar answer: “Good night, my love.” His words still resonate in my heart today. Monday August 11, Robin is gone.”