Our goal is to

      Help more seniors

           Remember and Thrive

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Volunteers

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Chapters

About

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that uses simple math, writing and reading aloud exercises as an intervention to improve cognitive function in those with Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States

 

- Alzheimer's Association

WE BELIEVE

That through ​simple brain exercises, which consist of math, writing and reading aloud, for 30 minutes a day, 5 times a week, we can slow the onset of Alzheimer's.

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Alzheimer's and dementia related diseases affect about 46 million people worldwide

- Alzheimer's Disease International

Alzheimer's deaths have

 

 

                 

          by 145%

 

 

Between 2000 and 2017 in the United States. 

 

- Alzheimer's Association

Every 65 seconds someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer's

- Alzheimer's Association

A nationwide intergenerational program in which university students connect with seniors to do brain exercises together

WE ENVISION

WE HOPE

For a future in which all seniors remember their children and grandchildren

Fact

1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer's or another dementia related disease, killing more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined

- Alzheimer's Association

Our Chapters

- University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

- Harvard University

- Cornell University

- University of California, Berkeley

- University of California, Davis

- Wake Forest University

- University of Virginia

- University of Texas at Austin

- Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico

- University of Tennessee

- Rutgers University

- Dalhousie University (Canada)

- University of Toronto (Canada)

- McGill University (Canada)

- University of Washington

- Loyola University New Orleans

- Arizona State University 

- Georgia Institute of Technology

- Arizona State University

- University of Georgia

- New York University (NYU) 

- University of Texas at Dallas

- Central Piedmont Community College

- Indiana University Bloomington

- Indiana University Northwest

- Columbia University

- Brown University

- Carnegie Mellon University 

- University of Southern California (USC)

- University of Notre Dame

- University of California, Irvine (UCI)

- University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

- University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

- University of Nevada, Reno

- Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

- William Jewell College

- Midwestern State University

- University of Florida

- Augusta University

- University of Maryland

- Mumbai, India

- Nova Southeastern University

- Michigan State University

- Washington University in St. L0uis

- Wayne State University

- Purdue University

- University of Alabama at Birmingham

- Johns Hopkins University

- Florida State University

- Vassar College

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This effort is based on the research done by neuroscientist Dr. Ryuta Kawashima from Tohoku University in Japan. More information can be found on the "What We Do" Page

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