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
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.
Mon, September 27
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.
Sat, September 25 | 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.
Mon, June 7
J. Paul Austin Invitational Golf Tournament
Now in its 27th 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.
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.
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.