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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(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.

WAM IN THE NEWS

TIPS & TOOLS FOR BRAIN HEALTH

Cristina Ferrare’s Turkey Meatballs

BY CRISTINA FERRARE I prefer using only turkey sausage for meatballs because I find that they come out lighter and tastier then beef meatballs. You don’t have to add a lot of seasonings to the mix because the meatballs get their flavor from the seasoned sausage meat! ...

Olive Oil Pizza with Lox and Arugula

BY ELANA HORWICH Going out for pizza in Rome is as integral to the culture as whipping up a plate of pasta is at home. It’s a social occasion shared with boisterous friends (i.e. most Italians). La pizza is ideal when you don’t want to spend a lot time (or money) on...

Feed Your Gut to Help Your Brain

BY DR. MARC MILSTEIN Head to toe you are about 37 trillion human cells, give or take a trillion. You are also about 37 trillion bacteria cells.   I hate to break it to you, but you are half human, half bacteria.   What is all that bacteria doing living on and inside...

Is There a Connection Between ADHD and Alzheimer’s?

As part of our new "Ask the Expert" series, we submitted these commonly-asked questions to The Women's Alzheimer's Movement's Scientific Advisory Council. Below are the responses we received from members of WAM's Scientific Advisory Council. Is there a connection...

STORIES OF ALZHEIMER’S AND CAREGIVING

Dr. Daniel Potts Reflects on ‘Personhood’ and Alzheimer’s

BY DANIEL C. POTTS, MD, FAAN Have you thought about what may be the root cause of the pervasive and toxic stigma associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of dementia? I think about it a lot. I believe stigma is the greatest barrier to be faced in all...

WAM Mover and Shaker Organizes ‘Boost Your Brain’ Event in Ohio

BY CINDY PERSKY What do you do when you are a retired R.N for basically 22 years, a stay at home mom for 25 years, an empty nester, and want to get back into the workforce? I got lucky and became an independent consultant for Beautycounter, a company whose mission is...

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