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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
from tips to science

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.

Second language linked to better brain function after stroke

People who speak two languages are twice as likely as those who only speak one to regain normal cognitive function after a stroke, according to a new study. In recent years it has become clear...

New Approaches to Mitigating Cognitive Decline

Pathology is not destiny. So say the more than 1200 brains autopsied so far as part of the Rush Memory and Aging Project and the Religious Orders Study, a pair of massive prospective studies that have...

Alzheimer’s-Linked Brain Plaques May Also Slow Blood Flow

They’ve long been associated with Alzheimer’s disease, and now new research in animals suggests that protein plaques might slow the brain’s blood flow, as well. Buildup of the amyloid beta protein clumps could harm the brain in multiple...

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?


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.


Hope-Knot Shop

Designed by world renowned jewelry designer Mark Lash.

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



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.


MIND OVER MATTER is WBHI’s compelling magazine advocating healthy living, brain health awareness and improved brain research. Women’s Brain Health Initiative wants to give you access to the most current thinking on ways to maintain a healthy body and mind. MIND OVER...

Life Lessons from Smart Millennial Minds

Very proud of our Young Person’s Cabinet on the success of their first event The Millennial Mind – Why Should I Care? Thanks to panelists Julian Brass, Sasha Gollish, Nicole Verkindt & Dan Jacob for their fabulous support. Moderated by CTV’s health reporter Paula Chan and...

BOXX Cosmetics Lends Support to Protect Women’s Brain Health

$5 from every purchase of our “Madame Naturale” Light-Medium Beauties & “Madame Naturale” Medium-Tan Beauties kits will be donated to Women’s Brain Health Initiative. boxx cosmetics offers a line of affordable, high quality, Canadian-made cosmetics and accessories that are compact, luxurious...

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