About the Basiliere Golf Classic

GolfLogoRoundFinal1This event was started by our grandfather, Richard “Dick” Basiliere, in 1999 as a way for some retired IBMers to stay in touch with each other. The Alzheimer’s Association was then chosen as a beneficiary of their donations. Since that time, over $80,000 has been raised and donated to the Vermont Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. While this is an amazing contribution, there is still much work to be done.

About the Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s disease care, support and research. We provide services to those affected by Alzheimer’s, advocate for policy change and scientific funding, and advance research toward prevention, treatment and, ultimately, a cure. We work nationwide to serve the needs of those affected by Alzheimer’s today and globally to eliminate the impact of the disease tomorrow.

A donor-supported organization, the Alzheimer’s Association allocates its funds in an ethical and responsible manner that exceeds the rigorous standards of America’s most experienced charity evaluator, the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance. The Association also holds a National Charity Seal from the Alliance.

We are especially grateful to those who helped us advance our mission in fiscal year 2016 by making contributions. Total revenues equaled $177.8 million for the national organization and $316.5 million organization-wide.

Our mission

To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

We provide care and support to those affected

The Alzheimer’s Association works on a global, national and local level to provide care and support for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. We are here to help.

We accelerate research and create a path for global process

As the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s research, the Association is committed to accelerating the global progress of new treatments, preventions and ultimately, a cure.  Visit our  online Research Center.

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We advocate

The Association is the leading voice for Alzheimer’s disease advocacy, fighting for critical Alzheimer’s research, prevention and care initiatives at the state and federal level.  We diligently work to make Alzheimer’s a national priority.  Join our cause.

Join our cause

  • Volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Association. Plan an event, facilitate a support group or sign up for another opportunity to advance the cause.
  • Advocate for those affected by Alzheimer’s and urge legislators make the disease a national priority.
  • Participate in Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s disease care, support and research.
  • Start a team for The Longest Day®. Honor the strength, heart and endurance of those facing Alzheimer’s with a day of activity June 21 – the summer solstice.
  • Donate to advance vital research and provide care and support programs.
  • Register for Alzheimer’s Association TrialMatch®, a free, easy-to-use clinical studies matching service that connects individuals with Alzheimer’s, caregivers, healthy volunteers and physicians with current studies.

Our history

The Alzheimer’s Association was founded in 1980 by a group of family caregivers and individuals interested in research. Jerome H. Stone was our founding president.

Today, the Association reaches millions of people affected by Alzheimer’s across the globe through our headquarters in Chicago, a public policy office in Washington, D.C., and a presence in communities across the country.  We are the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

Together, we can change the future of Alzheimer’s. Donate today.

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