Lewy body dementia: The life-changing disease that devastated Robin Williams

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Williams had Lewy body dementia, which his family learned only after his death. It's often misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease due to its early similarity to those other neurodegenerative diseases. That unfortunate misconception is one focus of "Robin's Wish," a documentary releasing September 1 about his final days. Parkinson’s Foundation website is linked.

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