Women are at the epicenter of the Alzheimer's crisis.

That's why we must be at the heart of solution. - Maria Shriver

“Women are at the epicenter of the Alzheimer’s crisis. That’s why we must be at the heart of the solution.”
– Maria Shriver

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Every 66 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's.

Women make up two-thirds of all the caregivers caring for those with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

TIPS & TOOLS FOR BRAIN HEALTH

How Dance and Movement Can Help Foster Identity

BY ERICA HORNTHAL, LCPC, BC-DMT Movement is a vital component of life. Although it is often associated with exercise, it’s important for us to remember that movement is an overarching umbrella involving body language, non-verbal communication, gesturing, posture, and...

Brain-Healthy Tips From Our Move For Minds Experts

Below are valuable insights from our community of experts - scientists, researchers, nutritionists, advocates, caregivers, and more — who participated in our 2017 Move For Minds events across the country. To learn more about the event and help us wipe out Alzheimer's,...

Three Tips For a Strong, Rested Mind

BY CHRIS SHELTON As a practitioner of the ancient healing art of Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine, I treat people with conditions ranging from chronic pain to dementia. When a person comes to see me with a sadly common and heart-breaking affliction like...

STORIES FROM OUR CAREGIVING COMMUNITY

Moments of Clarity When Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

BY DANIEL C. POTTS MD, FAAN Toward the end of my father’s life I watched The Notebook, a movie based on the book by Nicholas Sparks. That’s when I finally understood something. I had seen my mother and many other care partners striving to tease out moments of clarity,...

The Best Steps to Take When Mom Doesn’t Remember

BY TRACY LAYDEN Seeing mom struggle with Alzheimer’s and memory loss is not an easy thing. Being a caregiver requires an incredible amount of patience and strength, but there are things you can do to make it a little easier. Practice Responding in Helpful Ways You may...

How Loss Strengthened My Faith in Love

BY SALLY QUINN Architect of Change Sally Quinn is a veteran Washington Post reporter and the wife of the late Ben Bradlee, the paper’s legendary former executive editor. In her new book Finding Magic, Sally bravely opens her heart and shares what it was like to...

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