Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Foundation of America

press releases

16th of November 2022

Tips for Creating a Dementia-Friendly Home During Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

(November 10, 2022)— Almost every part of a home can impact quality of life for someone living with a dementia-related illness and their family care partners—even seemingly-cosmetic choices such as […]

7th of November 2022

TSA Honors AFA for Helping to Improve Services for Travelers With Dementia

AFA Earns “Disability and Medical Conditions Community Partner Award” for Collaborative Efforts to Improve TSA’s Ability to Serve Travelers with Dementia (November 7, 2022)— The United States Transportation Security Administration […]

28th of October 2022

Get a Free Memory Screening During Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in November

(October 27, 2022) —  The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is urging everyone to be proactive about their brain health and get a memory screening as part of Alzheimer’s Awareness […]

24th of October 2022

Tips for a Dementia-Friendly Halloween

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Offers Helpful Information for Family Caregivers to Consider to Help Keep Their Loved Ones with Dementia Safe and Comfortable (October 24, 2022) —   With Americans getting […]

More Than 800 Landmarks Around the Globe to Light the World in Teal for Alzheimer’s Awareness on November 3

Empire State Building, One World Trade Center, Willis Tower, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, LAX Airport, Niagara Falls, and Piccadilly Circus Just a Few of the Participating Sites (October […]

26th of September 2022

Hurricane Preparedness Information for Floridians Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

With Hurricane Ian Approaching, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Offers Emergency Preparedness Tips for Family Caregivers to Help Protect Their Loved Ones with Dementia (September 26, 2022)— With Hurricane Ian approaching […]

1st of September 2022

September is Healthy Aging Month: Follow These 10 Steps to Promote Healthy Aging and Good Brain Health

(August 31, 2022)—With Healthy Aging Month starting tomorrow, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is offering 10 steps to promote healthy aging and good brain health during September and throughout […]

18th of July 2022

Important Heat Safety Tips for Families Affected by Dementia

(July 18, 2022): With a heat wave bringing dangerously high temperatures for tens of millions of Americans, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is providing important tips to help families affected […]

19th of May 2022

9 Tips to Help Caregivers Combat Depression During Mental Health Awareness Month

(May 19, 2022)— Depression is a serious and common challenge facing the more than 16 million Americans caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease. Family caregivers of individuals living […]

4th of May 2022

Be Proactive & Get a Memory Screening During Older Americans Month

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Provides Free, Virtual Memory Screenings (May 4, 2022)—  The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is encouraging individuals to be proactive about their brain health during National […]