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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.

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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.

Depression with mild cognitive impairment may accelerate brain aging

Depression and mild cognitive impairment in older adults has been linked to accelerated brain aging. The study found that those over the age of 65 who developed depression were more likely to have biological...

Why does Alzheimer’s disease affect more women than men?

Among the 5 million Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, nearly two-thirds are women. While the reason for this striking discrepancy isn’t yet known, proposed theories range from differences in health care usage and lifestyle...

How viewing art can help people with dementia

The symptoms of dementia take on different forms and vary from person to person. Long before diagnosis, individuals and their family and friends may notice changes in behaviour, mood, and cognitive and physical functioning....

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?


partners & sponsors

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

Your support is important.

Will you help?



Membership gives you the opportunity to participate in driving the women’s brain health conversation forward.

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



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



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Women’s Brain Health Initiative on the move.

2016 Women’s Wellness Conference

” Taking joy in life is a woman’s best cosmetic ” ~ Rosalind Russell Join Still Sexy After 60 & be inspired and get engaged by ten sensational speakers. Enjoy focused conversation on you – your body, your mind, your spirit. Meet the...

Join us for Beauty, Brains & Brawn

Presented by Bayshore Home Health with Host Memory & Company and Media partner snapd, guests will be treated to an afternoon of pampering, food and delight, with a focus on brain health, plus the opportunity to mix and mingle with charming Emergency Services members....

Global Alliance on Women’s Brain Health launches Website

The Global Alliance on Women’s Brain Health launched its website to share the work that it’s undertaking to raise awareness of women’s brain health challenges and significantly expand funding for sex-based brain health research. Women’s Brain Health Initiative is...

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