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.

WAM IN THE NEWS

WAM Hits the Ground Running in 2020

Happy New Year -- and welcome to the new subscribers who’ve joined our WAM community. We hope you are feeling recharged after the holidays. We at the WAM Newsletter are starting out the new year with a bang. First, we participated in the California Governor's Task...

WAM Makes a Difference in Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach CA, October 10: "A Conversation with Maria Shriver”:  Kensington Senior Living celebrated the opening of its newest senior living and memory care facility by inviting over 400 members of the southern beach community to learn about women, Alzheimer’s and...

TIPS & TOOLS FOR BRAIN HEALTH

Green Tea Miso Soup

Here's a super simple recipe from our good friend Annie Fenn, M.D., chef and founder of the Brain Health Kitchen. The Brain Health Kitchen is a cooking school that teaches people how to cook and eat more brain-healthy foods. Thank you, Annie, for all you do for WAM....

Welcome Home Salad

by TERI TURNER, NOCRUMBSLEFT This recipe is chock full of brain-healthy ingredients. Here are just a few: Onions have been shown to maintain the hippocampus, a part of the brain that is involved in processing emotions as well as memory. The resveratrol in grapes...

WAM Guide: Tips for a Brain-Healthy Life

Use the link below to download our WAM Guide: Tips for a Brain-Healthy Life. >> CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD TIPS IN ENGLISH << >> CLICK HERE TO  DOWNLOAD TIPS IN SPANISH...

Cat Cora’s Sunday Brunch

by CAT CORA LEMON-PECAN PANCAKES One of my favorite pancake recipes! This has some great flavors from the lemon zest, vanilla, and pecans. A nice twist on an old favorite. It's also brain healthy. Whole grains are rich in many of the B vitamins that work to reduce...

STORIES OF ALZHEIMER’S AND CAREGIVING

Why Connection is So Important During the Holidays

The holiday season often connotes a time of joy and happiness, but for those who live far from loved ones, the holidays can be extra stressful. Fortunately, there are things you can do to create a sense of community, according to Julianne Holt-Lunstad, a psychology...

Mim’s Purple Secret

Mary Anne Pastino (Mim) was a noted watercolorist for over 20 years, with a primary focus on flowers. Her work has been shown at a number of public and private galleries. In 2011, Mim was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s but managed to continue to paint through 2016. Mim's...

4 Sisters on a Mission to Raise Alzheimer’s Awareness

by Susan Pascal Veronica, Claudia, Noemy, and Michelle are four sisters on a mission to bring Alzheimer's awareness and resources to the Latino community. Their mother, Ermila, was diagnosed with the disease in 2018 at the age of 64. It was a heart-breaking...

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