James L. West Mission


Preeminent provider of care for those living with dementia since 1993.

The James L. West Center is a not-for-profit organization which serves persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders and their families in a compassionate and spiritual environment.  This Center is dedicated to providing individualized care and support to enhance the quality and dignity of each person's life throughout the course of the disease.  By participating in meaningful research and sharing its experience and knowledge, the Center is committed to enriching lives now and in the future.

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James L. and Eunice P. West

The James L. West Alzheimer's Center was founded on the love and compassion of Eunice P. West, who witnessed firsthand the effects of Alzheimer's disease on her husband, Fort Worth business leader and philanthropist James L. West.  To honor her husband's memory, Mrs. West in 1991 directed the James L. and Eunice P. West Charitable Trust, through the First Presbyterian Church of Fort Worth, to provide the major funding for construction of a nondenominational facility dedicated solely to caring for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. 

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James L. West Center.

The Center's philosophy of care for its residents and their families is a result of Mrs. West's loving tribute to her husband and continues to guide the decision making of the board and staff.  The Center strives to provide the best care possible for those already affected by the disease and hope for the future for those who are living from dementing illness. 

The Center offers families help and hope through the Community Outreach and Education Program, Senior Adult Day Program, and the Residential Program.

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