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.


This has been a challenging time 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 Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT, for a 4-week chair...

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Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas – Join For...

Movement Tip With Jackie

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Movement With a Scarf – Join AFA’s Jackie Gatto,...

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Join AFA for a music performance filled with familiar...

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

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

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Join Dan for another virtual chair yoga & mobility...

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

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Quick Crafts – Pop in for 5 to 15...

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It is so important to find time for ourselves...

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In this Activity Tip, Jackie will provide all the tools...

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In this virtual nature-visit, you will gain respect and...

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Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT, for a 4-week chair...

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Belvedere Palace Museum, Vienna, Austria – Join For Love...

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Self Massage – Join AFA’s Jackie Gatto, MS, R-DMT,...

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

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Short & Sweet Literacy – Pop in for 5...

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Puzzles are a great way to pass the time...

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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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