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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Join Jackie for a fun, Fourth of July virtual...

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

Activity Tip for the Week

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With the warmer months upon us, let’s get outside...

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If you love show tunes and Disney classics, this...

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COVID-19 has placed all of us in unusual circumstances...

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

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In this virtual art therapy session, you will be...

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About 15% of older adults have insomnia which is...

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

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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Let’s tap into our artistic side with arts educator,...

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Heidi Latsky Dance is a New York-based, female-run organization...

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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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