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why did we start
Women’s Brain Health Initiative?

It was frightening to learn that women suffer from depression, stroke and dementia twice as much as men and an astounding 70% of new Alzheimer’s patients will be women. Yet research still focuses on men. We want to correct this research bias.

The Women’s Brain Health Initiative creates education programs and funds research to combat brain aging diseases that affect women.

Care to join us? 

70%

of Alzheimer’s sufferers will be women.

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As the largest resource of information specific to women’s brain health, we hope you find what you are looking for.

If not, send us an email and we will ask our experts.

Multi-sensory environment for better dementia care

Research being released this week at the Inside Out Festival in London is set to shed new light on the positive impact multi-sensory environments can have when caring for people living with dementia. Academic experts Dr Anke...

Light alcohol consumption later in life linked with better memory

Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, University of Kentucky, and University of Maryland found that for people 60 and older who do not have dementia, light alcohol consumption during late life is associated...

Opening the brain barrier to treat Alzheimer’s

For the first time, doctors have opened and closed the brain’s protector – the blood-brain barrier – on demand. The breakthrough will allow drugs to reach diseased areas of the brain that are otherwise out of bounds....

Insight into the latest research findings to combat brain aging diseases and the tools you need to stay brain healthy longer.

how to get involved

Whether you’re a family member worried about the women in your life, worried about yourself or a corporation who cares, it is easy to get involved.

donate

donate

We educate woman and the scientific community about this issue and fund research for the cause.

Every dollars helps.

Who will you give for?

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tell your story

The more people who are talking about this issue, the more attention it receives.

Your story is important.

What is your experience with brain health?

sponsors

sponsors

All of your female employees are at risk, and everyone they know is affected.

Your support is important.

Will you help?

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host a party

To help raise money we created Party In a Box.

Everything you need to make your next at home party a fund raising success.

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Hope-Knot Shop

Designed by world renowned jewelry designer Mark Lash.

We offer several options of the Hope-Knot, from steel, silver and gold, with precious stones.

 

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Send A Card

Customize your card to support WBHI initiatives.

Whether it’s, In Memory of, Birthday, Anniversaries, Holidays, New Job or life milestones.

 

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Brain Buzz

Women’s Brain Health Initiative on the move.

5 Ways to Prevent Mental Decline

WBHI President shares with Vitafusion 5 lifestyle changes that help protect your brain health. Take control of your mental health. The earlier you start, the greater your chances of staying sharp as you age.  

The Executive Brain: Life Lessons from Smart Women

Be inspired by outstanding business leaders; who represent the kind of smarts, insights and innovative thinking that the Women’s Brain Health Initiative is dedicating to protecting. More details to follow! March 4, 2015 – Toronto

Global Expansion

Women’s Brain Health Initiative is preparing for its U.S. launch in 2015 in New York. More details to follow!