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 Jackie, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP, for a...

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Join AFA for some trivia! In this virtual community...

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Lets get in the kitchen and cook something good...

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Moving with Balance – Week 6 – Let’s move with…...

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Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT, for a chair yoga...

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Start your Monday’s with a motivational quote with AFA!...

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Creating Found Object Art in 2D: During this virtual...

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Join AFA’s Jackie, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP, for a...

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Join Susan Ostrowski, from Reading2Connect for a virtual book...

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Stigma, fear, and negative stereotypes often surround dementia, but...

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Join AFA for an enriching and fun sing-along! For...

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Join Kathryne Fassbender, CDCS, for an inspiring Storytelling session!...

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Moving with Balance – Week 7 – Let’s move with…...

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Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT, for a chair yoga...

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Start your Monday’s with a motivational quote with AFA!...

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Join Drew Laney, MT-BC, for a fun-filled virtual ukulele...

Educating America Tour: Idaho

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Click here to register Conference Agenda   10 am...

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

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During this LIVE Interactive Webinar workshop, participants will build...

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Join AFA for a broadway and golden oldies music...

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Connecting with Earth – Join AFA for a relaxing and...

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

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Moving with Balance – Week 8 – Let’s move with…...

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Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT, for a chair yoga...

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Start your Monday’s with a motivational quote with AFA!...

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Moving with Balance – Week 9 – Let’s move with…...

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Start your Monday’s with a motivational quote with AFA!...

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Ocean Joy – Join AFA for a relaxing and meditative...

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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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