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 it comes to Alzheimer's, you are not alone.
Help and support are available. Contact the AFA Helpline.

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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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It is so important to find time for ourselves...

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Join Kristyn Pope, Radio City Rockette, Broadway performer, and...

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This talk is a general introduction to home care...

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Join AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT...

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This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Do you miss traveling?  Do you remember your favorite...

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Join AFA for our Facebook Watch Party Concert Series!...

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Join Elizabeth Gronke, Registered Art Therapist and Access Educator...

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This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Join AFA every Monday this August to get a...

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Click here to register Course Description:  This course is...

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Educating America Tour: Wisconsin

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To protect the health and safety of participants and...

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During this professional training webinar, participants will learn how...

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This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Join Elizabeth Gronke, Registered Art Therapist and Access Educator...

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This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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During this professional training webinar, participants will build upon...

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The majority of people with major neurocognitive disorders (dementia)...

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This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

Activity Tip for the Week

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This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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This professional training webinar will provide an overview of...

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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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