Alzheimer's Foundation of America

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press releases

22nd of August 2018

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Praises Efforts of NFL to Improve Safety with New Helmet-Hitting Rule

August 22, 2018 (New York, NY)—The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America applauds the National Football League and its Commissioner, Roger Goodell, on their efforts to improve player safety with the enforcement […]

17th of August 2018

“Alzheimer’s Walk in the Park” Scheduled for October 13th Hosted by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America & Town of Babylon

Proceeds will support local families living with Alzheimer’s disease       NEW YORK (August 16, 2018) —The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA), together with the Town of Babylon, will […]

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America and Bluestone Physician Services to Provide Free Memory Screenings at Minnesota State Fair

NEW YORK (August 16, 2018)—The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) and Bluestone Physician Services announced that they will be offering complimentary memory screenings at this year’s Minnesota State Fair.   […]

13th of November 2017

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Names Patricia Flores of Bakersfield, California Its 2017 Dementia Care Professional of the Year

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is proud to announce that Patricia Flores, Family Services Coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Disease Association of Kern County (ADAKC), in Bakersfield, California, has been […]

21st of September 2017

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s Medical, Scientific and Memory Screening Advisory Board to Develop New Recommendations to Further the Fight Against Alzheimer’s

(September 21, 2017)—The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) recently convened a roundtable meeting of its Medical, Scientific and Memory Screening Advisory Board in Washington, DC to discuss ways to solve […]

29th of June 2017

William Glass to Walk from Atlanta to Washington D.C. to spread Alzheimer’s Awareness

NEW YORK (June 29, 2017) — Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative disorder that affects more than 5 million Americans, and their families and caregivers.  William Glass, who is originally from […]

6th of April 2017

CJE Senior Life’s Lieberman Center, Chicago, Ill

Baby Station at Lieberman Center CJE SeniorLife‘s Lieberman Center staff has utilized funds from an AFA bi-annual grant to expand the scope of its Purposeful Engagement Program (PEP), which serves […]

Move with Balance, Paia, Hawaii

Karen Peterson founded Move with Balance, an exercise program designed to help prevent falls and falls-related injuries in seniors in 2005. Upon receiving a grant from Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, […]

Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, Punta Gorda, Fla.

AFA awarded a $5,000 grant to the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office in Punta Gorda, Fla. The group will use the grant to expand its Project Lifesaver program. The Charlotte County […]

Project Lifesaver International

Chief Gene Saunders, CEO and founder of Project Lifesaver, during a recent training. Project Lifesaver International (PLI) has been a member of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) since 2004. […]