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Past Event

Cutting Edge: Women with Alzheimer's Is on the Rise! Hope Is Here!

Note: This event features a program open to Club members and nonmembers alike, followed by a members-only post-program discussion with Dr. Bredesen and the moderator.

In this presentation, Dr. Bredesen will provide you steps and tools to minimize and prevent Alzheimer's in your own environment. 

Did you know that more women get Alzheimer's than breast cancer?

Do you know the steps to take to protect yourself and your loved ones?

Did you know 65% of adults with Alzheimer's are women and 60% of caregivers are women?   

Did you know15+% of women in the US will get Alzheimer's?.

Did you know noticeable symptoms can take 20 years to appear.?

Do you know what the symptoms are?    

Exclusive for Commonwealth Club Members: Post-program Conversation with Speaker

After the first part of the program, members are invited to please join us for an intimate private conversation with Dr. Bredesen on Zoom. Club members who register will receive two links—one for the program itself and one for the private members-only post-program conversation with Dr. Bredesen. During that program, members can pose their own questions and delve more deeply into the topic.

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About the Speaker

Dr. Bredesen graduated from Caltech and received his MD from Duke. He served as resident and chief resident in neurology at UCSF, then was a postdoctoral fellow with Nobel laureate Prof. Stanley Prusiner. He was founding president of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. He is respected worldwide as the first to publish his groundbreaking work on the reversal of cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Bredesen authored three New York Times best sellers, and is currently a professor at UCLA.


The special post-program Zoom meeting with the program's speaker is available to members only. If you sign up for membership for this program, you can attend.

January 9, 2024

The Commonwealth Club of California
United States

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Dr. Dale Bredesen

M.D., Chair in Neurology, Pacific Neuroscience Institute; Author, The First Survivors of Alzheimer's and The End of Alzheimer's Program; Founding President, Buck Institute for Research on Aging

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Adrea Brier

CNHP, CLC, Integrative Cancer Consultant and Advocate; Chair, MEE (Member Engagement Experience), Commonwealth Club—Moderator