Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, degenerative disorder. Typical warning signs are memory loss, confusion...
Support services, strategies, etc. can help make a difference for people with dementia and their caregivers...
AFA is proud to announce that it has awarded the AFA Bi-Annual Grant to 25 of its member organizations in 20 states across the country. Congratulations to all of the recipients and thank you for continuing to bring high quality programs and services to your communities!
Arts & Minds - NY, Giving Back - HI, Inspirit, Inc. - FL, Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University - OH, Alzheimer's Disease Association of Kern County, Inc - CA, Alzheimer's Services of the Capital Area - LA, Hope Dementia & Alzheimer's Services - MA, Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee - TN, Central Oregon Council on Aging - OR, JFCS of Southwest Flordia - FL, Lehigh County Cedarbrook Nursing Home - PA, The Heart of Therapeutic Clowning, Inc - NY, Alzheimer's Respite & Resource DBA Memory Matters - SC, Clelian Adult Day Center - CT, Tidewater Arts Outreach - VA, Wyoming Dementia Care - WY, Audrey's Angels - AZ, Central Illinois Agency on Aging - IL, Henry County Sheriff's Office - OH, Meals on Wheels Programs & Services of Rockland - NY, Panhandle Partnership for Health & Human Services - NE, Progress Unlimited, Inc - MD, Corner Stone Family Programs - NJ, OPICA Adult Day Care Center, Inc - CA, Song of Love Foundation - NY
AFA’s 6 hour training dvd is developed to strengthen your communication and relationship building skills, ensuring meaningful living for individuals living with dementia and the staff working with them!
Click here www.careprofessionals.org to learn more!
What a great way to end the week! The New York Islanders presented AFA with a check for $10,000 for monies raised through sales of its AL patch, which commemorated their longtime coach Al Arbour, who battled Alzheimer's disease.
Pictured, Left to Right : Doug Weight, Islanders' assistant coach and assistant general manager; Chuck Fuschillo, AFA's president and CEO; Gerald Angowitz, AFA's board secretary; Bert E. Brodsky, AFA's board chairman; Jack Capuano, Islanders head coach; and Barry Berg, AFA's board treasurer.
Thank you, New York Islanders, your fans, and all who supported this effort!
Congratulations to Vanessa Parslow, 18, of Raleigh, NC, winner of the 2015 AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness video competition.
AFA’s President & CEO Chuck Fuschillo at the University of Pennsylvania with Dr. Jason Karlawish and AFA’s Founding Chairman of the Board, Bert Brodsky. We presented a $10,000 check from the Alzheimer's Foundation of America to support and expand scientific research in Alzheimer's disease by supporting the Study of Knowledge Reactions to Amyloid Testing to understand how learning amyloid imaging status.