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.


2020 has been a year of unthinkable for caregivers and individuals living with Alzheimer's disease.
The Alzheimer's Foundation of America is here for you. Whenever. Wherever.
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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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Activity Tip for the Weekend

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

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In this virtual Art Therapy session, you will be...

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Senior Station is an online program that combines movement,...

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Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT for a 4-week chair...

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The leaves are changing, but ever wonder why? In...

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Join former Broadway performer, Maya Goldman, in this virtual...

AFA Golf Classic

240 Glen Cove Road
Glen Head, NY 11545
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The 2020 AFA Golf Classic has been rescheduled to...

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

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Join award-winning Chinese brush painter, Jade Lam for a...

Educating America Tour: Kentucky

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

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Join AFA’s Jackie, MS, R-DMT for a low-impact chair...

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Halloween is just around the corner! Let’s dive into...

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Join the teams from The Good Dog Foundation for...

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Senior Station is an online program that combines movement,...

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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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