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.


These challenging times have been 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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Join Sallie Stutz, a horticultural therapist, for a virtual...

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This presentation will review simple and effective evidence-based strategies...

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Studies not only focus on finding a cure for...

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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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