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 you or a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia-related illness, it can be tough to know where to turn.
But the Alzheimer's Foundation of America is here for you.
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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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