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JAMES M DIXON FOUNDATION FOR ALZHEIMERS RESEARCH AND GRANTS

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Community
  • People with Disabilities
  • Seniors
  • Veterans & Military Families

Location

1260 REGENCY CENTER DR SWATLANTA, GA 30331 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The James M. Dixon Foundation is a non-profit 501c3 charitable organization with a mission to support research in an effort to eradicate Alzheimer’s disease; increase awareness of the disease and its risk factors; provide information on preventative measures; support Caregivers; and enhance the lives of persons living with Alzheimer’s disease, especially with underserved individuals and in undersupported areas.

Description

Through various programs and activities, The James M. Dixon Foundation seeks to provide awareness, support, and resources to help reduce cognitive decline and provide hope to the Alzheimer's and related dementia community.

The James M. Dixon Foundation visions a world free from Alzheimer’s disease.To that end, The Foundation works locally and nationally to increase awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and the effects it has on persons suffering from the disease and those who care for them, through strategic community engagement, training, policy development and support. The Foundation's vision is being realized through the Mindful Caring initiatives, partnerships with senior living facilities, Beauty Water USA, and the Alzheimer’s Association, as well as through commitments to The Emory University Goizueta Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Morehouse School of Medicine, and local and national churches and other organizations. Our current programs include, the Brain Health and Care Forums, The Mindful Caring Pampering Boxes, The Purple Affair, The Caregivers Forum, The Bedtime Stories Series, Assisted Living Care, Daddy's Closet, The Purple Chair, Mindfulness Awareness Program, Respite Care, and Oral Health Day.

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