Banner Alzheimer's Foundation
There is a new standard of care.
More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease today. By 2050, that number could exceed 16 million. At Banner Alzheimer's Institute, the focus isn’t on grief. The focus isn’t on fear. The focus is on the groundbreaking research and care that will get us to the goal of ending Alzheimer’s before another generation is lost.
Banner Alzheimer’s Institute has introduced a new standard of care that provides ongoing hope and help for people with Alzheimer’s/dementia and their families. But caring for patients with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia can cost as much as three times that of a patient without memory issues. Due to the nature and frequency of care, physicians at BAI spend more time with each patient than is reimbursable, and third-party insurance providers do not fully compensate for non-medical care.
Join the Fight
With your philanthropic support, we can accelerate efforts needed to stop the disease and provide care to patients and families now. You have many options for supporting the work of Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, including:
- Research. Support pioneering research aimed at preventing Alzheimer’s and dementia.
- Family & Community Services. Support our professional team specializing in aging and dementia care. Your gift supports educational opportunities, support groups and one-of-a-kind life enrichment programs for families of those facing Alzheimer’s or dementia.
- Native American Community Outreach. Support BAI’s customized outreach and education programs designed to increase community knowledge and awareness of Alzheimer’s disease/dementia as well as offer information about caregiving strategies in Tribal communities.
- Support for Grief and Loss. Help sustain for programs, classes, educational resources, and support groups for caregivers dealing with grief, loss and difficult emotions.
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OTHER WAYS TO HELP
You can join the Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry to participate in prevention research and get updates on the latest news about brain health.
If you or a loved one needs care or to learn more about Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, visit BAI online.