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The Alzheimer’s Association Mid South Chapter
The Alzheimer’s Association Mid South Chapter serves 85 counties in Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas and Virginia with offices in Nashville, Memphis, Johnson City, Chattanooga and Huntsville. Since 1980, the Chapter has provided reliable information and care consultation; created supportive services for families; increased funding for dementia research; and influenced public policy changes. Today, the Alzheimer's Association serves over 196,000 people in Alabama and Tennessee affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, as well as over 717,000 caregivers.

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.

Our vision
A world without Alzheimer's disease.

Financial information

The Mid South Chapter is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, donor-supported organization. Programs and services are made possible through contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. For the year ended June 30, 2011 the chapter used 76% of our revenue for the support of current and future programs, services and research efforts.

Annual report

The Mid South Chapter Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2011 highlights our efforts that helped us expand our horizons, broaden our base of partnerships, increase revenue, and extend our operational capacity toward improving quality care and quality of life for those affected by Alzheimer's who are in our 85 county area.


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Board of Directors - Mid South Chapter

2016 Board Members

Sherri Jones- Chair
Phase 3 Marketing & Communications
Nashville, TN

Dr. Shaun Stauffer- Immediate Past Chair
Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

Jonathon Hawkins-Treasurer
Cumberland University
Murfreesboro, TN

Faye Weaver- Secretary
Nashville, TN

Bruce Duncan
National Healthcare Corporation
Murfreesboro, TN

Larry Combs
Jack Daniels
Nashville, Tennessee

Ray Guzman
WPC Healthcare
Brentwood, Tennessee

Robert Hendrick
RailYard Studios & Care Technology Systems
Nashville, TN

Elizabeth G. Masic
Barton House
Nashville, Tennessee

Patricia Olenick, MBA, RN,CPUR, CPHQ, CRNAC
Hospital Corporation of America
Nashville, TN

Mark McCarter
Owens Cross Roads, AL

Melinda Vance
National Healthcare Corporation
Murfreesboro, Tn




Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.