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Foundation of America

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

LIVE, Interactive Webinar Training: Gaining a Deeper Understanding of Dementia and Substance Misuse to Eliminate Stigma

  Click here to register In American society, individuals with substance misuse are often highly stigmatized, which can have a major impact on their health and wellness. In this workshop, we will discuss and explore: The relationship between dementia and substance use PTSD, the impact stress can have on our brains, and how stress can […]

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 […]

Care Connection: Making the Most of Your Health Care Provider Visit

Click here to register Dr. Fogel will provide tips to prepare for and get the most out of your health care visit.She will discuss giving and getting information, shared decision-making, approaching sensitive subjects, and preparing for potential hospitalization. Guest speaker: Joyce F. Fogel, MD, FACP, AGSF Associate Professor, Senior Director of Education for GeriatricsMount Sinai […]