Meet the Women of UsAgainstAlzheimer's

Women’s History Month is more than just a month-long celebration in March. It’s dedicated time throughout the year when we celebrate the contributions, triumphs, and struggles of women throughout our history. In the healthcare space, brain health belongs at the forefront of women’s health. Diagnosis is not the only way women are disproportionately affected by Alzheimer’s. Women often shoulder the responsibility of caregiving for their loved ones grappling with the disease, be it their spouses, parents, family members, or friends.

We're shining a spotlight on some of the incredible women who are driving change through their purpose-driven work at UsAgainstAlzheimer’s. From advocacy to caregiving, these women are devoted to combating the disease and supporting those affected by it. 

Watch these one-minute videos to learn more about their firsthand experiences with the disease and hear their words of wisdom for the caregivers who support their loved ones each day.  

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    March 30, 2024

    Meryl Comer, Founding Board Member

    “There was such stigma around the disease…I had no guilt; I did the best I could. I knew they were safe; I knew they were loved…we do it with love."

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    March 28, 2024

    Shawn Taylor, Board Member

    “What I’d love to say to all the caregivers out there, trust your gut, you know your person better than anyone else.”

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    March 26, 2024

    Latonya Aaron, Prevention Program Manager

    “Give grace to yourself and give grace to the person suffering through the disease, because for both people it is extremely hard.”

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    March 24, 2024

    Anne Staunton Adams, Individual Giving Officer

    “As a caregiver, it is okay to ask for help, it’s okay to have a bad day and to make a mistake…you’re allowed to forgive yourself.”