Making a Difference in Tucson

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Making a difference in Tucson.

Banner Health Foundation is honored to partner with the philanthropic community in Tucson to support Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and Banner – University Medical Center South. Banner Health Foundation secures and stewards charitable contributions to advance Banner Health's mission throughout Arizona.

A Comprehensive Memory Center for Patients and Caregivers in Southern Arizona

Having established a new standard of care for patients and caregivers dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute and the University of Arizona are now combining their expertise in dementia care for the benefit of Tucson and Southern Arizona residents.

Established 12 years ago in Phoenix, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute is the worldwide leader working to prevent Alzheimer’s and provide comprehensive care for those facing the disease. The Banner Alzheimer’s Institute - Tucson will offer the only comprehensive care model for memory disorders in Southern Arizona. 

At BAI - Tucson’s Toole Family Memory Center, patients will receive an individualized treatment plan and ongoing support from an experienced team of memory-loss specialists focused on addressing the physical, emotional, behavioral, educational and practical needs of patients and their care partners. In the Clinical Advancement Center, expert teams will investigate new medications and treatments to increase understanding of the aging process in both healthy individuals and those with Alzheimer’s.

Banner Alzheimer’s Institute - Tucson paves the way for a collaborative relationship the University of Arizona, with physicians providing care and participating in clinical trials. Our ability to expand BAI to Southern Arizona depends upon philanthropic support. Call 520.694.3967 or contact us by email and find out how you can invest in the health of our community with a tax-deductible gift to the Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation in one of these ways:

  • Multi-year pledge
  • Recurring monthly gift
  • Stock or appreciated securities
  • One-time gift of cash
  • Estate gift