Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Foundation of America

Apply to Become an AFA EIC Specialist

Qualification requirements

An applicant must:

  • Be a healthcare professional with at least one year of recent experience in dementia care (e.g., social workers, nurses, administrators, program directors/coordinators, geriatric care managers)
  • Hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and/or current license in their state
Enrollment Fee

The enrollment fee for an AFA EIC specialist is $150. This fee covers comprehensive training, including AFA’s Partners in Care training DVD, program materials, and administrative fees. If you are currently certified as an AFA Dementia Care Partner and want to be an EIC specialist, please call our Department of Educational and Social Services at 866-232-8484.

You will not be charged the enrollment fee until after your application is approved.

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    • Agreement

      By signing below, I certify that I have not withheld any information that might adversely affect my chances for selection as an Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) Excellence in Care (EIC) specialist and that all information I have given is correct.

      I understand that any omission or material misstatement on my application, resume or other document submitted in support of my application shall be grounds for rejection of my application.

      The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America does not discriminate based on an applicant’s gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by local, state, or federal law.

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