We Are The Alzheimer's Foundation of America

The mission of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is to provide support, services and education to individuals, families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias nationwide, and fund research for better treatment and a cure.


When you or a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia-related illness, it can be tough to know where to turn.
But the Alzheimer's Foundation of America is here for you.
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For Caregivers

AFA offers a variety of educational materials, support groups and information for family caregivers, as well as training for healthcare professionals. Click below to learn more about our caregiver resources.

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We Need Your Help

The direct costs of caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias is estimated at over $200 billion. These costs are projected to soar to $1.1 trillion by 2050. AFA awards grants to its member organizations for caregiving services and supports, as well as research toward a cure.

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Click here to register Conference Agenda 10 am –...

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Join AFA’s Jackie Gatto, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP, for...

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During this LIVE Interactive Webinar workshop, participants will build...

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Vita Story Club is an organization that is passionate...

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Being able to stay present and focused can be...

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Join AFA for an enriching and fun sing-along! In...

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Join Kathryne for an inspiring storytelling session! In this...

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Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT, for a chair yoga...

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Cooking with Melissa: Holiday Favorites with A Fun and...

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Start your Mondays with a motivational quote from AFA! Jackie Gatto, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP,...

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This LIVE Interactive Webinar workshop will review the different...

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Cooking with Melissa: Holiday Favorites with A Fun and...

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Start your Mondays with a motivational quote from AFA! Jackie Gatto, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP,...

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Cooking with Melissa: Holiday Favorites with A Fun and...

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Start your Mondays with a motivational quote from AFA! Jackie Gatto, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP,...

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Eighty-eight (88) percent of the monies we raise goes directly into programs and services such as our National Toll-Free Helpline, which provides counseling, educational information and referrals to local services; our free educational conferences; our National Memory Screening Program; professional education and training; grants for research, respite care and direct care programs at our member organizations; and our young leadership programs.

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