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Women’s Brain Health Initiative Hails National Dementia Strategy Bill

Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) welcomes the passage of Bill C-233, an act respecting a national strategy for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. “Dementia is a looming public health challenge for Canada and we are...

GIVE MOM THE GIFT OF BRAIN HEALTH

The second Sunday in May is boom time for purveyors of flowers, chocolates and greeting cards. I believe our Mothers richly deserve all the bouquets, treats and treacly notes they get, even if the...

MIND OVER MATTER 4

Thanks to the ongoing support of Brain Canada, WBHI’s newest edition of MIND OVER MATTER has just been published. Loaded with interesting science-based articles, MIND OVER MATTER brings you the latest research findings and highlights the...

Postdoctoral Award in Women’s Brain Health, Technology, & Aging

Together with its partner AGE-WELL, Canada’s Technology and Aging Network, Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) is co-funding a Post-Doctoral award in women’s brain health, technology and aging. The award is intended to enhance existing funding to...

Cutting Through the Haze – A Frank Talk about Cannabis in Canada

It was the kind of conversation that would have been unimaginable only five years ago. On the 16th floor of a gleaming office tower in the heart of Toronto’s financial district, in a meeting...

UP IN SMOKE – Marijuana -The Good, The Bad & The Uncertain

Join Women’s Brain Health Initiative for an enlightening panel discussion on the implications of legalizing marijuana, and listen to the experts describe the medical, legal, investor, political and business perspectives. WITH EMCEE Will Stewart Managing Principal at Navigator...

Brain Health is a Women’s Issue

On International Women’s Day, we rightly celebrate the achievements of brilliant scientists and selfless humanitarians, of inspiring artists, world-beating athletes and visionary entrepreneurs. As we cheer those success stories, this...

Engaging Millennial Minds – Get More From Your Glass of Wine

Stay Connected. Wine tasting and appreciation is a great way to connect with friends and family while learning about a topic that’s undeniably entertaining. Did you know that reservatrol, a naturally occurring anti-inflammatory compound found in...

MIND MATTERS – Women, Brain Health & Technology – Recorded Discussion

In conjunction with Canada’s Technology and Aging Network and WBHI partner Age-Well, the first in a series of informative recorded sessions took place featuring 3 expert panelists. Each weighed in on the importance of sex-based research, the impact of cognitive...

“Transformative” Donation Enables New Research in Dementia

An extraordinary and generous donation to Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) by the Robin and Barry Picov Family Foundation is going to support important new research into a devastating brain disease – frontotemporal dementia (FTD). FTD...

University of Toronto researcher receives The Wilfred and Joyce Posluns Chair in Women’s Brain Health and Aging

Women today suffer from depression, stroke and dementia twice as much as men, and an astonishing 70 percent of new Alzheimer’s patients are women. The fact that these conditions affect more women suggests a...

Engaging Millennial Minds – Sleeping Your Way to the Top

Sleeping Your Way to the Top The Importance of Being Well Rested While Building Your Career Rest well. We grow and repair cells at a faster rate while sleeping and neurons in the brain reconnect...

Engaging Millennial Minds – Building A Better Business Brain

How to ‘Build Better Business Brains’ Using the Secrets of Brain Science Mental exercise is just as critical as physical exercise in...

Engaging Millennial Minds – Calm Your Mind

Stay calm, be smarter. Yoga’s breathing and meditative exercises aim at calming the mind and body and keep distracting thoughts away while you focus on your body, posture or breath. These processes translate beyond yoga...

MIND MATTERS – WOMEN, BRAIN HEALTH & TECHNOLOGY PANEL DISCUSSION

Join three expert panelists as they weigh in on the importance of sex-based research, the impact of cognitive impairment on women’s lives and the use of technology to support cognitive vitality. Tuesday November 22,...

Millennial Minds Membership Program

MILLENNIAL MINDS is a dynamic membership program of Women’s Brain Health Initiative’s Young Person’s Cabinet (YPC) for those under 40 that want to understand what it takes to stay cognitively healthy throughout their lives. With...

MIND OVER MATTER 3

Thanks to our new partnership with Brain Canada, we’re thrilled to bring you the latest edition of MIND OVER MATTER, Women’s Brain Health Initiative’s publication advocating healthy living, brain health awareness and improved brain research. Inside you’ll find interviews with...

From Her Lips To Our Ears

Cocktail Reception with Author and Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley Presented by CIBC Hear from Kim first hand about her devastating journey coping with her mother’s dementia and why Kim wrote such a personal account of losing her mother, only to find...

Feeding The Mind

We are thrilled to reveal our collaboration with some of Toronto’s top culinary experts who created delicious, brain-healthy recipes to share with you. The best part of it all, we’ve teamed up with Fresh City Farms to deliver these mouthwatering...

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 brainhealthally.org 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...

Why are Women at Greater Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease?

Women are most likely to get Alzheimer’s – of the estimated 747,000 Canadians living with the disease, about 70 percent are women. Shockingly but not surprisingly, little research has focused on the impact of...

Women’s Brain Health Initiative Partners with AGE-WELL

Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) is proud to form a partnership with AGE-WELL, a national research and innovation network of industry, non-profit organizations, government, care providers, caregivers, end-users, and academic partners working together to drive innovation and create technologies and...

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