Live chat with expert: Lynn Posluns

Brain health disorders, like dementia, disproportionately affect women. In fact, approximately 70% of those living with Alzheimer’s are women. Caregiving duties also fall on the shoulders of more women (61%) than men (39%).  Join to learn simple tips to help caregivers stop putting their own brain health (and health) on the back burner. Lynn Posluns, founder and president of Women’s Brain Health Initiative, will talk with Dr. Lakelyn Hogan Eichenberger, Home Instead Gerontologist and Caregiver Advocate, about how caregivers can begin to prioritize their own brain health. 

Join to learn more about:  

  • Why women are disproportionately impacted by brain disorders 
  • The importance of brain health for caregivers 
  • Simple tips to incorporate healthy living into daily life


About the expert

Lynn Posluns
Lynn Posluns is the Founder, President, and CEO of Women’s Brain Health Initiative, the only organization dedicated solely to protecting the brain health of women. Lynn has held a number of executive positions within the Retail and Fashion industries, and throughout her career, has raised millions of dollars for many philanthropic causes, focused primarily in the healthcare industry. In December 2021, Lynn was appointed as a member to the Order of Canada for her contribution to research on cognitive health and aging through the founding of Women's Brain Health Initiative. The Order of Canada recognizes the achievement of outstanding merit and honors people who make extraordinary contributions to the nation.

2 thoughts on “Prioritizing Brain Health as a Caregiver

  • Susie Bickley

    I am almost 62 years old. My mother developed Alzheimer’s in her mid 70’s. Is it too late for me to delay/prevent it in myself? I walk a couple times/wk, sleep 6 hours/night, play chimes, make baskets, plant/tend a large garden, work part time (24-26 hours/wk), walk around my yard or through the fields, listen to music, pray (a lot), and try to use humor every day. I can improve my diet and exercise more. I want to revitalize reading books instead of playing word games on my phone.

  • Marci Smith

    Are there therapy dogs for dementia patients

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