Alzheimer's
Foundation of America

Care Connection Webinar: Dementia, Dental Care & Donkeys

Click here to register Do you want to know what dementia, dental care and donkeys have to do with each other? Join Anita Siddall, CEO and founder of Toothbrushers and Balaam's Donkey, to learn more. Anita, who worked as both a Certified Nursing Assistant in long term care centers and as a dental hygienist, knows […]

An Overview of the Other Types of Dementia-Related Illnesses

  Click here to register When people think of dementia, many times the first thing that comes to mind is Alzheimer’s disease. In this live, interactive webinar, we will learn about the other types of dementia-related illnesses. We will look at three common types of dementias: Dementia with Lewy bodies Vascular dementia Frontotemporal dementia For […]

AFA Fireside Chat: Health Care Disparities for Women

Episode 7: Health Care Disparities for Women Alzheimer’s disease affects all genders, but it has a disproportionate impact on women. Approximately two-thirds of the more than 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and women are nearly two-times more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than men, according to the Centers for Disease Control […]

Facebook Popup with Jackie: Motivation Monday

Start your Mondays with a motivational quote from AFA! Jackie Gatto, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP, will stream live on AFA’s Facebook page for approximately 5-10 minutes. This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/AlzheimersFoundationofAmerica.

Recognizing and Remediating Compassion Fatigue

(IN-PERSON Workshop) Join AFA July 28th for an IN-PERSON educational and networking event: Recognizing and Remediating Compassion Fatigue 1 CE credit available to NY Licensed Social Workers   The helping professions have been sorely tested by the outbreak of COVID. We are in the forefront of supporting clients impacted by illness, environment, and socio-economic factors--but […]

Facebook Popup with Jackie: Motivation Monday

Start your Mondays with a motivational quote from AFA! Jackie Gatto, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP, will stream live on AFA’s Facebook page for approximately 5-10 minutes. This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/AlzheimersFoundationofAmerica.

Care Connection Webinar: Intuitive Eating & Nutrition for Older Adults

This webinar will address the 10 principles of intuitive eating and how they relate to our nutrition and self-care as we get older. Learn how to be a better listener to your body and enjoy a balanced diet that includes all foods. Guest speaker: Stacey Simon, MS, RD, CSG, CDN Owner, Stacy Simon Nutrition Stacey […]

AFA Fireside Chat: Health Care Disparities for the Elderly

Episode 8: Health Care Disparities for the Elderly Age is a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, and older Americans are one of the fastest growing demographics in the country. The Administration for Community Living projects the number of people age 65 and over to grow from more than 54 million now to more than 80 […]

Educating America Tour – Wisconsin

Click here to register Conference Agenda August 24, 2022 10:00 am – 10:15 am CT / 11:00 am – 11:15 am ET Welcome & About AFA Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. President & CEO, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America     10:15 am -11:00 am CT  /   11:15 am – 12:00 pm ET Early Detection & Reducing […]