Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Foundation of America

press releases

20th of January 2023

Former Hofstra President Stuart Rabinowitz Elected to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s Board of Directors

Former Hofstra President Stuart Rabinowitz Elected to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s Board of Directors NEW YORK (January 20, 2023)— The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) announced the appointment of […]

22nd of February 2021

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Providing Suffolk County Veterans with Free Memory Screenings Through Suffolk County Marathon Grant

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) has been awarded a Suffolk County Marathon grant to provide free memory screenings to Suffolk County veterans and their families.  Screenings will take place […]

10th of February 2021

Don’t Overlook Alzheimer’s’ Affect On Eyesight

In understanding the changes that occur for a person living with Alzheimer’s disease, one that may be overlooked is what may be happening to eyesight—this is distinct to the changes […]

26th of January 2021

Combatting Dementia Among Veterans

Military service is a significant commitment, and we should always honor and appreciate the men and women who served in the American armed forces. Clearly though, it’s not without its […]

20th of January 2021

Don’t Put a Hold on Health

“COVID has been the focus of all of health care, but unfortunately, the rest of our medical problems don’t know they need to go on hold. Cognitive impairments and dementia […]

Loneliness in Older Adults: A Public Health Crisis

Loneliness, a very common emotion, can come and go throughout our lives, but it is recognized as a health concern as well. The onset of the coronavirus pandemic and the […]

23rd of November 2020

Creating a Dementia-Friendly “Happy Thanksgiving” Celebration for a Loved One Living with Alzheimer’s During COVID-19

(November 23, 2020)— COVID-19 continues to impact all facets of life, including how families celebrate Thanksgiving. With governmental health agencies recommending limited in-person gatherings on Thanksgiving to prevent the spread […]

22nd of May 2020

Memorial Day Craft: Potato Print Poppies

Supplies: 1 Potato (or round flat object) Red & Black acrylic paint Paint brush Q-Tip White paper Steps: Slice potato in half and cover the cut side with red paint, […]

11th of April 2019

Respite Grant Application update

28th of March 2019

Spring 2019 Bi-Annual Grant Winners   AGE of Central Texas Austin, Texas Air Force Enlisted Village-Hawthorn House Shalimar, Florida Alzheimer’s and Parkinson Association of Indian River County Vero Beach, Florida […]