Lewy Body Dementia – Raising awareness of a devastating illness

The dementia that struck actor Robin Williams shortly before he committed suicide last year can lead to devastating symptoms that include vivid hallucinations and cognitive impairment.  His widow emotionally described the behavior recently in an exclusive interview with ABC News.
Susan Williams, is speaking out this week for the first time more than a year after his death and raising awareness of how Lewy body dementia had devastating effects on her husband in the weeks before he died.
“Lewy body dementia is what killed Robin,” Williams said. “It’s what took his life and that’s what I spent the last year trying to get to the bottom of, what took my husband’s life.”  Find out more about Lewy Body Dementia.