ONE DAY. EIGHT CITIES. MILLIONS IMPACTED.
JUNE 4, 2017
Boston | Dallas | Los Angeles | Miami | New York
Orange County | San Francisco | Washington DC
A big THANK YOU to everyone who joined us on June 4, 2017, for Move for Minds™, a day focused on the mind/body connection and raising funds to wipe out Alzheimer’s!
Thousands of people came together in eight cities across the U.S. for a specially designed brain-body workout, an interactive marketplace with brain-healthy snacks, and a panel conversation featuring superstars of brain research, fitness, nutrition and more. Many more donated to the cause at home.
Learn more about brain health by watching panel
discussions from our 2017 Move for Mind events below.
NEW YORK PANELISTS: Hoda Kotb, NBC Today Show Co-Anchor; Richard Isaacson, M.D., Director, Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York Presbyterian, Author The Alzheimer’s Prevention and Treatment Diet; Max Lugavere, Filmmaker, Media Personality, Science Vlogger; Anafidelia Tavares, M.D., MPH, Director of Outreach, Alzheimer’s Association; Jay Newton-Small, Author & Journalist, Founder of MemoryWell; and Wendy Suzuki, Ph.D., Professor of Neural Science and Psychology, New York University.
WASHINGTON, D.C. PANELISTS: Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News; Pamela Peeke, M.D., MPH, Author of New York Times bestsellers Body for Life for Women and The Hunger Fix, Founder Peeke Performance Center for Healthy Living, Host of HER radio; Anne Tumlinson, Caregiving expert, Founder of Daughterhood.org; Bob Roth, Executive Director David Lynch Foundation; Liz Corah, Group Fitness Manager, Equinox; and Marita Golden, Writer & Novelist, The Wide Circumference of Love, Founder Hurston/Wright Foundation.
LOS ANGELES PANELISTS: Maria Shriver, Journalist/ Author/ Founder Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement; Roberta Diaz Brinton, Ph.D. Expert in Neurodegenerative Diseases, Director of UA Center for Innovation in Brain Science; David Perlmutter, M.D., Neurologist, New York Times bestselling author; Liz Hernandez, “Access Hollywood” Correspondent, Caregiver; Michael Gervais, Group Fitness Talent, Equinox; Cristopher Walling, PsyD, MBA, Clinical Director at Soma Psychological Services, Chairman, Education Advisory Committee for the Alzheimer’s Research & Prevention Foundation; and Cristina Ferrare, Author, Chef, TV Personality, ChristinaFerrareCooks.com.
IRVINE PANELISTS: Leeza Gibbons, Television & Radio Personality, Alzheimer’s Advocate; Joshua Grill, Ph.D., Associate Director, UC Irvine Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center; Lori La Bey, Founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks; Katy Bowman, M.S., Biomechanist, Creator of Nutritious Movement, Author Dynamic Aging and Move Your DNA; Daniel Amen, M.D., Psychiatrist, Founder of Amen Clinics, New York Times bestselling author; Mallika Chopra, Founder & CEO on Intent.com, Author Living With Intent; Tana Amen, BSN, RN, Vice President, Amens Clinics, Health & Fitness Expert.
MORE ABOUT MOVE FOR MINDS
EMPOWER your mind and body with a specially designed fitness program that includes both cardiovascular exercise and meditation.
ENGAGE in a marketplace offering brain healthy snacks and drinks, innovative products and services, and books from best-selling authors in the fields of neuroscience, nutrition, and fitness.
EDUCATE yourself with a panel featuring the superstars of brain research, fitness, nutrition, meditation, sleep, and caregiving who share valuable knowledge about how to help prevent or delay Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
Funds raised benefit the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement™. The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement™, founded by Maria Shriver, is a global alliance of individuals, organizations and researchers, committed to finding out why Alzheimer’s discriminates against women.
Those who participate receive a personal website and fundraising support to raise the $250 fundraising minimum.