Alzheimer's Foundation of America

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12th of December 2017

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Appoints Dr. Peter Davies to its Medical, Scientific and Memory Screening Advisory Board

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) has appointed Dr. Peter Davies, one of the world’s top Alzheimer’s disease researchers, to its Medical, Scientific and Memory Screening Advisory Board.  The Board is comprised of leading experts in the care, research and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. “We are very excited to welcome Dr. Davies to our Medical, […]


Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Names Matthew Didora its Newest Associate Board Member

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) announced that Matthew F. Didora, Esq. of Rockville Centre, NY has been appointed to its Associate Board of Directors. “Mr. Didora is an extremely dedicated and accomplished individual who shares our mission of spreading awareness and knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related illnesses,” said Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., […]


6th of December 2017

AFA Invites Teens To Enter Its 2018 “Teens For Alzheimer’s Awareness” College Scholarship Essay Contest

High School Seniors Invited to Submit Essays About How Alzheimer’s Affected Their Lives The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is inviting high school seniors to take part in its 2018 “Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness” College Scholarship Essay Contest.  The annual contest, which has awarded over $200,000 in college scholarships to date, asks high school seniors […]


1st of December 2017

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America & Town of Babylon Open First in the Nation Respite Care Relief Park

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) and the Town of Babylon officially opened a new respite care relief park to help those living with dementia and their caregivers. The park, located next to Babylon Town Hall in Lindenhurst, is the first of its kind anywhere in the country and will serve as AFA’s model for […]


AFA Rings NASDAQ Opening Bell

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA), a non-profit organization that unites more than 2,600 member organizations nationwide with the goal of providing optimal care and services to individuals living with dementia and their families, today was invited to Nasdaq in Times Square in honor of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. AFA’s Founder and Board Chairman, Bert Brodksy, […]


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 named its 2017 “Dementia Care Professional of the Year.” The honor is awarded annually to individuals who have demonstrated professional excellence in care, compassionate performance […]


8th of November 2017

Landmarks Around the World to “Go Teal” on November 8th for AFA’s “Light the World in Teal” Alzheimer’s Awareness Campaign

Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden, LAX Airport, Country Music Hall  of Fame and Wrigley Building Among the Approximately 200 Landmarks “Going Teal” to Raise Alzheimer’s Awareness NEW YORK (November 7, 2017) — Landmarks across the country, and around the world will light up teal on November 8th to raise Alzheimer’s awareness as part of […]


2nd of November 2017

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Statement on Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

“Alzheimer’s Awareness Month is a time to heighten understanding about Alzheimer’s and show support for the millions of people living with this disease and their caregivers.  But it should also be a time to redouble efforts to help all those affected by Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in America, and […]


6th of October 2017

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Applauds Issuance of Alzheimer’s Semipostal Stamp

New USPS Stamp Which AFA Called for Will Increase Research Funding Towards a Cure and Raise Awareness (October 6, 2017) — The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) applauded the issuance of a new federal postage stamp to help raise awareness and funds for the 5 million Americans currently living with Alzheimer’s disease.  AFA has long […]


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 some of the emerging issues in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.  The discussions will be the basis for policy recommendations that the advisory board will […]