Research Today Translates to Hope for Tomorrow!

It is devastating to have your computer drive crash. The computer’s memory is lost.

Imagine how devastating it is, if the computer drive that crashed is your brain.

It is happening to 5.4 million Americans who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Today, every 69 seconds, someone new develops the mind-robbing disease. Costs associated with caring for Alzheimer’s patients are estimated to be 1.1 trillion dollars!

Alzheimer’s disease is striking Baby Boomers as 10,000 of them turn 65 each day and enter the age of increased risk for developing the disease. Research is our only hope. You are invited to help. UCI MIND urgently needs a massive increase in funding for research now.


Scientists, research labs and scientific equipment are costly, but vital, investments in finding the answers we need today. At this time of shrinking budgets, government-funded research cannot provide all of the answers. The gap can only be filled by members of the community as private donors at all levels join as part of the solution.

Researchers at UCI MIND, led by Director, Frank LaFerla, Ph.D., are committed to finding answers about Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological disorders that affect memory and the brain. Through cutting-edge research at this world-class research facility, scientists and clinicians focus on finding a cure and bringing solutions to people and families suffering from dementia.

UCI MIND is Orange County’s only federal and state-designated Alzheimer’s Disease research and clinical center.

Few illnesses disrupt the quality of life and are as costly to society as dementia. There is hope. UCI MIND is researching ways to make memories last a lifetime.

You can help by participating in the Time of Your Life, an event that will take you back to experience an evening of fun memories from the 1960’s. It was a period when the newest Baby Boomers of today were teens and young adults and had no idea that they would be entering the age of increasing risk for developing Alzheimer’s.

UCI MIND is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, Tax ID# 95-2226406



Event Details: Time of Your Life

An Event that Will Take You Back to the 1960’s- Raising Funds for Alzheimer’s Research at UCI MIND

What: Time of Your Life

When: Saturday evening, March 10, 2012, 6:00 PM to Midnight

Where:The Center Club, 650 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, CA. (Private club adjacent to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa)

Details: Enjoy an evening of cocktails and food stations, silent and super silent auctions, room transformation tour, wine wall, entertainment and dancing all night long. Center Club“room makeovers” will take you back to the 1960’s. You will experience:

  • The British Invasion
  • Supper Club
  • Futurama
  • Motown
  • TV Land
  • Surf’s Up!


The Goal: To raise $150,000 for Alzheimer’s research. We anticipate 500 guests. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

Price: $200 per ticket. Space is limited; call for tickets.

For more information or to learn about how you can become involved, please contact Linda Scheck, Director of Development and Donor Stewardship, UCI MIND, 949-824-3251 or


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