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About Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, degenerative disorder. Typical warning signs are memory loss, confusion...
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About Caregiving

Support services, strategies, etc. can help make a difference for people with dementia and their caregivers...
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AFA and the Chicago White Sox are teaming up
for a day of Alzheimer’s awareness

Heads-up, Chicago! AFA and the Chicago White Sox are teaming up for a day of Alzheimer’s awareness and specially discounted seats to see the Sox take on the Blue Jays on Saturday, June 25, at 1:10 p.m.! Download the order form here.

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is pleased to announce the winners of its 2016 AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness college scholarship competition. Congratulations!

Grand Prize Winner - Prize: $5,000 each

  • Maggie Kennedy, 17,
    Bloomington, Indiana
  • Tania Kristina Bridges, 17,
    Moreno Valley, California

First Runner-Up - Prize: $2,500

  • Sarah Elizabeth Bowden, 17,
    Tomball, Texas

Second Runner-Up - Prize: $1,000

  • Jordan Abigail Dunnewind, 18,
    Minnetonka, Minnesota

Third Runner-Up - Prize: $750 each

  • Kaylee Rose Witte, 17,
    Dexter, Michigan
  • Christine M. Gildea, 17,
    Somers, New York

Honorable Mention - Prize: $500 each

  • Marina Isabelle Fernandez, 17,
    Antelope, California
  • Emily Elise Roberson, 18,
    Acworth, Georgia
  • Christina Troha, 18,
    Hanover Park, Illinois
  • Juliana Casella, 18,
    Burlington, Massachusetts
  • Alexandra Mallory Wynn, 17,
    Owings Mills, Maryland
  • Ana Julissa Gomez, 18,
    Idabel, Oklahoma
  • Barrett Elizabeth Stout, 18,
    McKinney, Texas
  • Nancy Catherine Volding, 17,
    Richmond, Texas
  • Laura Brailsford, 17,
    Mandeville, Louisiana
  • Julia Hohenstein, 18,
    Brielle, New Jersey

Train your workforce with AFA’s Partners in Care training.

AFA’s 6 hour training dvd is developed to strengthen your communication and relationship building skills, ensuring meaningful living for individuals living with dementia and the staff working with them!
Click here www.careprofessionals.org to learn more!

The New York Islanders presented
AFA with a check for $10,000...

What a great way to end the week! The New York Islanders presented AFA with a check for $10,000 for monies raised through sales of its AL patch, which commemorated their longtime coach Al Arbour, who battled Alzheimer's disease.

Pictured, Left to Right : Doug Weight, Islanders' assistant coach and assistant general manager; Chuck Fuschillo, AFA's president and CEO; Gerald Angowitz, AFA's board secretary; Bert E. Brodsky, AFA's board chairman; Jack Capuano, Islanders head coach; and Barry Berg, AFA's board treasurer.
Thank you, New York Islanders, your fans, and all who supported this effort!

2015 AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness video competition winner!

Congratulations to Vanessa Parslow, 18, of Raleigh, NC, winner of the 2015 AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness video competition.

It's Time We Start
Taking Care Of Our Minds...

www.nationalmemoryscreening.org

A Caregiver’s Story:
Uncle Sam

AFA Awards $12,500 to Project Lifesaver

The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) today announced that it has awarded a $12,500 grant to Project Lifesaver International to enable the organization to purchase 50 transmitter kits to assist in the location of adults with Alzheimer's disease
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Alzheimer's Disease Research

AFA’s President & CEO Chuck Fuschillo at the University of Pennsylvania with Dr. Jason Karlawish and AFA’s Founding Chairman of the Board, Bert Brodsky. We presented a $10,000 check from the Alzheimer's Foundation of America to support and expand scientific research in Alzheimer's disease by supporting the Study of Knowledge Reactions to Amyloid Testing to understand how learning amyloid imaging status.

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