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

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Join Jackie for today’s activity tip where you will...

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Join Marnie Herlands, MS, ATR-BC, LCAT for a virtual...

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Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT for an 8-week chair...

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National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia – Join FOR LOVE...

Movement Tip with Jackie

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Stretching with a Thera Band – Join AFA’s Jackie...

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Join AFA for Virtual Voyage Wednesday! Every Wednesday evening,...

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This session will cover Costs and Choices in Medicare...

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Late Winter Hike – Join AFA for a relaxing...

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Saint Patrick’s Day is around the corner, so let’s...

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Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT, for an 8-week chair...

Movement Tip with Jackie

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Moving with Bubbles – Join AFA’s Jackie Gatto, MS,...

Educating America Tour: Minnesota

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Click here to register   Conference Agenda 10 am –...

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This workshop describes the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s...

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Join AFA for Virtual Voyage Wednesday! Every Wednesday evening,...

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Celebrate Spring Equinox with Jackie as she shows you...

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Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT, for an 8-week chair...

Movement Tip with Jackie

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Matching Movement to Music – Join AFA’s Jackie Gatto,...

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Starting Mondays, March 22, join us for a weekly...

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Join AFA for Virtual Voyage Wednesday! Every Wednesday evening,...

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In this activity tip, Jackie will provide fun green...

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Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT, for an 8-week chair...

Movement Tip with Jackie

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Freeze Dance – Join AFA’s Jackie Gatto, MS, R-DMT,...

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Starting Mondays, March 22, join us for a weekly...

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Early Spring – Join AFA for a relaxing and...

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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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