Previous Galas

2018 Gala

The 4th annual Aging Mind Foundation Gala was generously presented by The Joule Hotel on February 24, 2018. The event honored Betty and John Tatum. Betty was a well-known and respected Dallas realtor and longstanding community member. The event benefitted the Center for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegnerative Diseases at UT Southwestern. This multidisciplinary research program led by Dr. Marc Diamond, seeks to develop new therapies and diagnostics for Alzheimer’s that will allow diagnosis and treatment in people before the onset of cognitive problems. The funding will support research to identify molecular mechanisms and therapeutic targets that play a key role in the pathogenesis of disease.

2017 Gala

The 3rd annual Aging Mind Foundation Gala was generously presented by the Joule Hotel on February 25, 2017. The event honored George and Kristin Kline. Mr. Kline was a noted television and commercial producer and owned a successful TV production company, The George Kline Company. The event benefitted Baylor AT&T Memory Center and funded two dementia research projects.

2016 Gala

The 2nd annual Aging Mind Foundation Gala was generously presented by the Joule Hotel on March 5, 2016. The event honored well-known Dallas Morning News columnist, Robert E. Miller and his wife, Shirley Miller. The evening celebrated Bob’s notable accomplishments during his 64-year career at the Dallas Morning News. The event benefitted Center for Brain Health and funded a three-year postdoctoral fellowship.

2015 Gala

The first annual Aging Mind Foundation Gala was generously presented by the Joule Hotel on February 21, 2015. The evening celebrated the leadership and notable accomplishments of renowned Dallas executive Robert A. Wilson. Very special guests of the February 2015 gala were Mr. Wilson’s wife, Laura Wilson, and son, award-winning actor, Owen Wilson. The event benefitted the Center for Vital Longevity and funded a three-year postdoctoral fellowship.

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