Foundation of America


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:

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 […]

Educating America Tour: New York

OUR SPEAKERS CONFERENCE AGENDA 8:30 AM ET Registration Open 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET Continental Breakfast – Memory Screenings - Exhibits 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM ET Welcome & About AFA Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. - President & CEO, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America 10:15 AM -11:00 AM ET "The Alzheimer’s Disease Spectrum" Gayatri Devi, […]

Understanding Behaviors as Forms of Communication

LIVE, Interactive Webinar Training This LIVE interactive Webinar workshop will aim to highlight the importance of understanding the impact dementia and related illness has on a person's ability to communicate. Care partners and care professionals may need to shift their communication approach and gain insight into the variety of ways individuals living with dementia may […]

Care Connection Webinar: Supporting Older Adults with Mental Health Challenges and Dementia

This session presents an approach to navigating and differentiating the symptoms of mental health challenges and dementia among older adults. Speaker: Art Walaszek, MD Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Development at the University of Wisconsin, Department of PsychiatryDirector, Public Health Pillar of the Wisconsin Alzheimer's InstituteCo-leader of the Outreach, Recruitment and Engagement Core at […]

Women & Alzheimer’s: The Empowerment Forum

**Doors open at 9:00 AM for registration, continental breakfast, exhibits, and memory screening.** **Program begins promptly at 10:00 AM.** Featuring: DR. SANDRA EDMONDS CREWE - Washington, DC Dean, Professor of Social Work Director, Howard University Multidisciplinary Gerontology Center LUISA ECHEVARRIA - Chicago, IL Member, AFA Board of Directors THE BARKMAN FERRELL FAMILY - Indianapolis, IN […]