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  • Name: judy
    My brain my brain matters because it holds lots of special memories of my kids and grandkids and there are still more to be made
  • Name: Sarah
    My brain matters because I dont want to lose my independence.
  • Name: jacqueline
    My brain matters because I adore my children and my husband and I cannot imagine missing the joy of spending time with them!
  • Name: Roxanne
    My brain Matters because it holds all that I am and all that I was. It connects me to everyone and everything I love.
  • Name: Kristen
    My brain matters because I still have dreams and goals to accomplish.
  • Name: Christine
    My brain matters because I am a physical therapist with an interest and skills in treating those who suffer from Alzheimer's and dementia.

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About Our Movement

  • Thank you, Sigma Kappa Foundation, for your generous commitment to Alzheimer's Research.
  • Every sixty seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's. Share the facts.
  • See how women and their brains are affected by Alzheimer's. Get the facts.
  • Find Alzheimer's resources, programs, and services in your community. View the finder.
  • Continue the conversation on Alzheimer's Disease. Read Cynthia's story on our blog.
  • Know the top ten signs. Early detection matters. Learn the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's. Learn the top ten signs.
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My brain matters.

At three pounds, your brain weighs less than your purse, yet it is your body's most powerful organ. It controls thinking, breathing and movement. It gives you your sense of passion. Your sense of humor. Your sense of purpose.

And like your purse, you take your brain with you wherever you go. You'd never leave it behind.And like your purse, you take your brain with you wherever you go. You'd never leave it behind.

But Alzheimer's disease is forcing too many of us to leave our brains behind. In the United States alone, nearly 13 million women are either living with or caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease. This devastating disease places an unbalanced burden on women at work and at home, forcing them to make unwanted choices about their careers, relationships and other life decisions. Learn More.

This movement to celebrate women's brains is influenced and inspired by The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Takes on Alzheimer's. It calls on 1 million women to use their amazing brains to help wipe out Alzheimer's disease. We need the power of each woman's brain to help solve this problem — and to take action in the fight.

Join Us to Wipe Out Alzheimer's.

Discover how you can help bring Alzheimer's to an end.

  • Get Informed - Women, our brains and Alzheimer's. Learn more.
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