Alzheimer's Association - Your Brain Can Help Wipe Out Alzheimer's.

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  • Name: John
    My brain is awesome
  • Name: Stephanie
    My brain matters because it houses all of memories and helps me make decisions for the future
  • Name: Brenda
    My brain is smart, flexible, educated. There is no need to waste it. My dad had Alzheimer's. He slowly and silently crept away.
  • Name: sharen
    My brain is the CIA of our family life and the last hope of my spouse staying alert, he has Alzheimers
  • Name: Elizabeth
    My brain needs to remain vital because I have a very young child who needs me to be here for her.
  • Name: LESLIE
    My brain matters because it allows me to be me. It allows me to process all joys and sorrows in my life. It defines my very being.

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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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