Women power to Alzheimer’s

Two out of every three of the 5.2 million Americans who have Alzheimer’s disease are women. Women are also more likely to be caregivers of those with the disease, affected by it both emotionally and financially. The sixth leading cause of death in the United States, Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly … Continue reading Women power to Alzheimer’s

Get involved in the fight for Alzheimer’s disease

Two of my good friends have lost their mothers to Alzheimer’s disease. It’s a heartbreaking experience. I watched as the women I knew disappeared into themselves and blankly became someone who didn't recognize their own child. One friend described it as losing her mother twice – once to Alzheimer’s and once to death. And it’s … Continue reading Get involved in the fight for Alzheimer’s disease