Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Our Mission

The Alzheimer's Foundation of America is a leading national nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families. The New York-based organization unites 1,900 member organizations nationwide that provide hands-on services related to the practical, financial, emotional and social services needs of people affected by the brain disorder. AFA's services include counseling and referrals by licensed social workers via a toll-free hot line, e-mail, Skype, and live chat; educational materials; a free quarterly magazine for caregivers; professional training; divisions to engage and educate teens and college students; and a memory screening initiative.