Alzheimer's Foundation of America Media Center - 2015
ALZHEIMER’S FOUNDATION OF AMERICA RECEIVES CVS HEALTH COMMUNITY GRANT - Grant is Part of CVS Health’s Commitment to Increasing Access to Quality Health Care
New York, NY (January 20, 2015) — The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) announced today that it has received a $25,000 CVS Health Community Grant. The Community Grants Program was created by CVS Health, as part of its commitment to building healthier communities. These grants support nonprofit organizations that are providing much-needed access to health care for at-risk and underserved populations. The support from CVS Health will help AFA expand its free, confidential memory screening program, affording AFA the opportunity to offer screenings at CVS Health Minute Clinics across the country.
ALZHEIMER’S FOUNDATION OF AMERICA ADVOCATES FOR INCREASED FEDERAL FUNDING, ADVANCEMENT OF NATIONAL PLAN TO ADDRESS ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
New York, NY (January 20, 2015) — The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is kicking off the year with a host of advocacy efforts aimed at increasing federal funding for Alzheimer’s disease as well as bringing some of the goals outlined in the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease to life.
DEADLINE APPROACHING: ALZHEIMER’S FOUNDATION’S “TEENS FOR ALZHEIMER’S AWARENESS” COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION
New York, NY (February 4, 2105) — The entry deadline for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)’s “Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness” college scholarship competition is fast-approaching. Interested teens must enter by February 15, 2015. AFA will award one grand prize winner a $5,000 scholarship, along with two runner-up prizes of $2,500 and $1,000 each. Seven honorable mentions, in the amount of $500 each, will also be awarded.
ALZHEIMER’S FOUNDATION AWARDS $12,500 TO PROJECT LIFESAVER - Donation Outfits Organization with 50 Transmitters to Help Vulnerable Adults in New York State
New York, NY (May 7, 2015) — The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) today announced that it has awarded a $12,500 grant to Project Lifesaver International to enable the organization to purchase 50 transmitter kits to assist in the location of adults with Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses in New York State. The grant is part of an ongoing strategic partnership between the two organizations.