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

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....

A Caregiver’s Guide to Socializing with Your Loved One

BY JENNIFER L. FITZPATRICK, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP “How was your day, Mom?” When a loved one with a dementia diagnosis resides in a nursing home or an assisted living community, caregivers often struggle during their visits. Well-meaning caregivers typically attempt to have...

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...

Maria Shriver Interviews Bill Gates on His Fight Against Alzheimer’s

Maria Shriver testified on Alzheimer’s disease before the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging on Wednesday, March 29. As the founder of The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement, Shriver urged the senators to support more federal funding for Alzheimer’s research and protect funding of the National Institutes of Health. Watch her testimony here.

WAM Awards $500,000 in Gender-Based Research Grants

The Women's Alzheimer's Movement announces today that it has awarded $500,000 in gender-based research grants to researchers at six major institutions across the country. The six grants were made possible in large part to the funds raised during 2017's Move For Minds...

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