“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
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.
WAM IN THE NEWS
AARP and the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement Unveil Groundbreaking Report on the Status of Women and Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Brain Health
75 top Alzheimer’s and dementia experts collaborated on a 10-year strategic plan for researchers, policymakers and caregivers WASHINGTON–– A new report released today by AARP and the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement (WAM) synthesizes years of data and findings to help...
WAM is honored to have been recognized with the Many Faces of Dementia Trailblazer Award at the 10th biennial Many Faces of Dementia conference—presented by Alzheimer's Los Angeles, in partnership with USC—held in Los Angeles in February. WAM's Director of Strategic...
On Tuesday, March 3, 2020, Maria Shriver and the Women's Alzheimer's Movement (WAM) announced the names of the 8 recipients of $1 million in WAM Research Grants. This is the 4th year that WAM has funded women-based Alzheimer’s research at leading...