Changing the Future of All Minds

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

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Watch a personal message from Maria Shriver
(Founder, The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement)

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Watch a personal message
from Maria Shriver

(Founder, The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement)

>> GET INVOLVED <<

Every 65 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

The DASH Diet: Good for Heart Health and Brain Health

U.S. News & World Report rates The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute’s DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) as the “best overall” and “healthy eating” plan to lower blood pressure and cholesterol. New research shows that the DASH diet may even...

STORIES FROM OUR CAREGIVING COMMUNITY

10 Simple Ideas Working Dementia Caregivers Wish They Embraced Sooner

Caregivers on double-duty are perpetually exhausted and frequently report feeling like they are not doing anything quite “right.” Managing both career and the needs of someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia can feel impossible, especially on days when there’s an unexpected late meeting at work or dad has eloped from his assisted living community.

Connecting Creatively with Alzheimer’s

By Erica Hornthal, LCPC, BC-DMT Connection can be challenging when Alzheimer’s is in the picture. Traditional methods of communication are affected and it is often on the care partner, family, or healthcare staff to adapt and create meaningful moments of engagement....

WAM IN THE NEWS

A Message From Washington Worth Sharing

BY ERIN STEIN  Executive Director, The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement With so much noise coming out of Washington D.C. these days, you may not have heard about the important efforts underway in the Alzheimer's space. On February 6, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and...

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