Kara Griffey: What is the Impact of Alzheimer's on Women?
Did you know that more than 2/3 of people with Alzheimer’s are women – and so are more than 60% of the caregivers? That means that womens’ lives in particular are greatly affected by the ravages of the disease and the associated caregiving challenges.
Please join Kara Griffey, Director of Walk to End Alzheimer’s for the Alzheimer’s Association (OR and SW WA chapters), to learn more about Alzheimer’s and its impact on women. In her presentation, Kara will discuss:
The latest in Alzheimer’s research
The effect caregiving has on womens’ lives
How to get free resources and help friends or a loved one
Don’t miss this opportunity to find out how you can get involved in the fight against Alzheimer’s and make an impact now.
Kara is a Portland native and a mass market fundraising professional. She is passionate about connecting others to resources.
To learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and the local chapter, please visit alz.org/orswwa and check it out on Facebook.