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Join us in the fight against Alzheimer’s

disease and other dementias.

We understand the importance of research in the ultimate quest for a cure, while also recognizing individuals living with the disease, their families, and medical professionals need education and support. The Georgia Alzheimer’s Foundation identifies leaders in the field who support our mission and vision and provides funding opportunities to qualified beneficiaries through our annual fundraising efforts.

COMMITTED TO A CURE

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Our MISSION

 To support innovative research and community services for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. 

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Why I WALK

Billy Copelan has a passion for supporting Alzheimer’s research as well as education for those who have loved ones affected by the disease. Unfortunately, his passion was ignited from a very personal experience.

 

UPCOMING EVENT
Golden ISLES alzheimer's WALK
oN ST. SIMONS island
October 3, 2020
OUR FUNDRAISING GOAL
FOR THE GOLDEN ISLES WALK IS $50,000. HELP US GET THERE!
DONATE TODAY!
OUR EVENTS

Mon, Oct 12

James A. Kaufmann Memorial Golf Tournament

The James A. Kaufmann Memorial Golf Tournament was started in 1999 by Dr. Bobby and Pam Kaufmann honoring his father, beloved Atlanta physician, Dr. James A. Kaufmann who passed away in April of 2002 from complications from Alzheimer's Disease. 

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Sat, Oct 3 | Neptune Park

550 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island, GA 31522

Golden Isles Alzheimer's Walk

This community event brings together businesses and residents from Glynn county and surrounding areas to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's and dementia research and local support services.

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Mon, Oct 26

J. Paul Austin Invitational Golf Tournament

Now in its 26th year, The J. Paul Austin Invitational Golf Tournament was started by Sam Austin in honor of his father, who passed away from Alzheimer's disease.

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A CURE FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Current beneficiaries

Goizueta Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

Founded in 2005, the Goizueta Alzheimer’s Disease
Research Center (ADRC) is one of 27 active centers in the nation supported by the National Institutes of
Health. The goal of these centers is to bring scientists together to facilitate their research and help learn
more about Alzheimer’s and related diseases. They are also committed to the education of health care
professionals, persons with Alzheimer’s disease, their families, and our community to aid in
understanding, diagnosis and treatment of these illnesses. To learn more visit alzheimers.emory.edu. 

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Memory Matters 

Glynn

Founded in 1994, this local independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization expanded its mission in 2016 to include all forms of adult-onset memory impairment and renamed the organization Memory Matters. Located in Brunswick, Georgia, Memory Matters Glynn provides support services including education, social activities for persons with memory impairment, individual consultations, memory screening, and support groups in the Glynn County community. To learn more visit memorymattersglynn.com. 

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CONTACT US

Georgia Alzheimer’s Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 20226
St. Simons Island, GA 31522

andrea@gaalz.org

(770) 842-1144

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