Read Maria Shriver’s article at Huffington Post: ” Today is World Alzheimer’s Day, an important day all across the globe, as this epidemic continues to steal minds, take lives, and gain momentum. And it is also an important day for me personally, as a child of Alzheimer’s.” In the next month, Maria will release the second Shriver Report, “A Woman’s Nation Takes on Alzheimer’s.” This significant report will detail how women are at the epicenter of Alzheimer’s disease and what that means for the nation. Alzheimer’s disproportionately affects women. Women are nearly two-thirds of those who suffer from Alzheimer’s, and women are also nearly two-thirds of the caregivers for those who have the disease.
Read more: Maria Shriver: Why World Alzheimer’s Day Matters.