All event proceeds will support Alzheimer’s disease research
Irvine, Calif., (October 5, 2017) — UCI MIND, Orange County’s only state and federally-funded Alzheimer’s disease research center, has announced that Maria Shriver, internationally renowned Alzheimer’s disease advocate, founder of The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement, and former First Lady of California, will be honored at its 8th annual A December to Remember Gala on Saturday, December 2, 2017.
“Maria Shriver is a champion for Alzheimer’s disease research, and is a voice of strength for many families and individuals who are suffering as a result of this disease,” says Dr. Joshua Grill, Co-Director of UCI MIND. “We are proud to partner with Ms. Shriver and honor her important work that continues to shine a light on Alzheimer’s disease.”
Shriver is the founder of the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement (WAM), a global alliance of individuals, organizations, researchers and industry leaders who are committed to studying Alzheimer’s disease and why it disproportionately affects women. Continue reading