Optimizing Brain Health Series - Women and Alzheimer's
Statistically, women are nearly twice as likely to have Alzheimer's disease than men. In fact, currently two-thirds of American's with the disease are women. In addition, 70 percent of all people caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease are women.
The Alzheimer's Association continues its "Optimizing Brain Health" series with a presentation focusing on "Women and Alzheimer's disease". Dr. Jessica Caldwell and Dr. Ida Crocker-Sabbagh from the Women's Alzheimer's Movement Prevention Center at Cleveland Clinic will
present the latest information concerning gender disparity in Alzheimer's disease, prevention, risk factors, and caregiver support.