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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? 


of Alzheimer’s sufferers will be women.

Better thinking
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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.

6 signs your loved one may have Alzheimer’s

Most people have experienced the frustration of misplacing their keys, forgetting an appointment or having to ask the date when writing out a check. Although these experiences can be frustrating for the average person, they...

How Mindfulness Is Revolutionizing Mental Health Care

More than 350 million people globally suffer from depression, and in 13 people around the world have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Overall, the World Health Organization estimates that roughly 450 million people suffer from...

Overtreatment for Heart Disease May Increase Alzheimer’s Risk

Patients receiving treatment to correct or control atrial fibrillation, and end up being “overtreated” for a long period of time with anti-clotting medication warfarin, in combination with antiplatelet treatments aspirin or clopidigrel, may have an increased risk...

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.



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

Every dollars helps.

Who will you give for?


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?



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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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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We offer several options of the Hope-Knot; jewellery, aromatherapy, handbags & ladies t’s.



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Brain Buzz

Women’s Brain Health Initiative on the move.

The Executive Brain – Life Lessons From Smart Women

Join outstanding business leaders who represent the kind of smarts, insights and innovative thinking that the Women’s Brain Health Initiative is dedicating to protecting. Featuring CBC’s Amanda Lang, Fashion Television’s Jeanne Beker, Hermes’ Jennifer Carter, TIFF’s Michele Maheux, Chubb’s Ellen...

Still Alice Private Pre-Screening

Be first to see Lisa Genova’s novel STILL ALICE come to life. THURSDAY JANUARY 22 at 7pm. Scotiabank Theatre, Toronto. With a Golden Globe winning performance by Julianne Moore and co-starring Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth and Hunter Parrish, STILL...

Women To Watch

WBHI President Lynn Posluns joins host Susan Rocco talking about ways to protect your brain health on Women To Watch Radio. Hear how.