The Female Face of Alzheimer's Disease

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New infographic from the Alzheimer's Foundation of America illustrating the impact of Alzheimer's disease on women.

As Mother’s Day approaches, our thoughts turn to all things “mom.” The lives of an increasing number of mothers, daughters, grandmothers, daughters, granddaughters and other women have been touched by Alzheimer’s disease – either through their own diagnosis or that of a family member. With that in mind, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America compiled an infographic illustrating the impact of Alzheimer's disease on women.

About Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, based in New York, is a national non-profit organization that unites more than 1,600 member organizations nationwide with the goal of providing optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families. Its services include a toll-free hot line, educational materials, a free quarterly magazine for caregivers, and professional training. For more information about AFA, call toll-free 866-232-8484, visit, follow us on Twitter (@alzfdn), and “like” us on Facebook (

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