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May 28, 2013, 11:10 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Names Carol Steinberg President

 The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) Board Chairman Bert E. Brodsky announced today that Carol Steinberg has been appointed president...

Apr 02, 2013, 13:29 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Applauds President Obama for Advancing Far-Reaching Brain Mapping Project

The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA), a leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to optimal care for people with Alzheimer's...

Feb 06, 2013, 09:30 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America CEO Eric Hall Resigns

Executive VP Carol Steinberg Named Acting CEO The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) Board Chairman Bert E. Brodsky announced today...

Nov 12, 2012, 16:50 ET
Memory Matters: Memory Screenings infographic

Memory Screenings Edge into Mainstream on National Memory Screening Day

 On November 13, the Waterville Library in Waterville, OH, the Waretown United Methodist Church, in Waretown, NJ, and Sykes' Restaurant in...

Nov 01, 2012, 13:20 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Encourages Americans to Take Advantage of Free, Confidential Memory Screenings

Tenth Annual National Memory Screening Day Underscores Increased Focus on Alzheimer's Disease  Misperceptions about Alzheimer's disease...

Sep 13, 2012, 08:23 ET

Survey Finds Caregivers Misperceive Behavior Changes as Normal Aging, Delaying Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease

 Just like many people incorrectly believe memory loss is a fact of life in growing older, survey results released today by the Alzheimer's...

Jun 28, 2012, 14:30 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Comments on Supreme Court Decision Upholding Healthcare Reform: Some Major Provisions Impact Americans with Brain Disorder

 The following is a statement by Eric J. Hall, president and CEO of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA), in response to the ruling...

May 31, 2012, 12:58 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America and Senior Helpers Collaborate to Expand Education and Resources in Local Communities

AFA Affiliate Offices Respond to Needs of Increasing Dementia Population As the need for education and resources about Alzheimer's...

May 15, 2012, 11:25 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Commends Historic National Alzheimer's Plan for 'Providing Solid Stepping Stones Toward Substantial Change'

 The following is a statement by Eric J. Hall, president and CEO of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA), in response to the release...

Mar 28, 2012, 11:39 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Urges Federal Officials to 'Reach Higher' with Final National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease

Report Proposes Expanded Medicare Coverage, Tax Breaks for Caregivers  The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) today urged federal...

Feb 22, 2012, 14:45 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Applauds Draft National Alzheimer's Plan for Education, Support and Care Strategies; Implementation is 'Critical'

The following is a statement by Eric J. Hall, president and CEO of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA), in response to the U.S. Department...

Feb 07, 2012, 11:00 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Applauds Administration Efforts to Boost Federal Budget for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Caregiver Support

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Applauds Administration Efforts to Boost Federal Budget for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Caregiver Support...

Jan 19, 2012, 17:15 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America and Breadcrumb Introduce State-of-the-Art GPS Locator Device to Help Track Wanderers

QVC Scheduled to Unveil New Product Directly addressing the major—and life-threatening—issue of wandering among individuals...

Jan 19, 2012, 11:41 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Leader Presses for Forward Movement on National Alzheimer's Plan

 After a two-day meeting of government leaders and private sector experts that focused on the proposed framework of an historic national plan...

Nov 28, 2011, 14:10 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Names Leading Healthcare Advocate as New Vice President of Public Policy

The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) announced  today that it has appointed Eric W. Sokol of Washington, D.C., an attorney and leading...

Nov 07, 2011, 09:26 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America to Host 9th Annual National Memory Screening Day

November 15 Event Initiative Offers Education, Road to Diagnosis  As federal officials and other experts work toward developing the...

Oct 20, 2011, 11:53 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Releases Recommendations for National Plan to Defeat Brain Disorder, Urges 'No Time to Waste'

 Declaring that our nation "has no time to waste," the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) today released specific, hard-hitting...

Sep 22, 2011, 12:15 ET

Crossword King Promises 'Full-Body Mental Workout' in $5,000 Puzzle Contest to Benefit the Alzheimer's Foundation of America

As the clock counts down to the start of the National Brain Game Challenge on September 25, legendary crossword constructor Merl Reagle today...

Sep 21, 2011, 15:59 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Applauds United Nations Declaration on Alzheimer's Disease

The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) today applauded the General Assembly of the United Nations for specifically identifying Alzheimer's...

Sep 15, 2011, 19:07 ET

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Responds to Broadcaster Pat Robertson's Comments About Brain Disorder

AFA Stresses Need to Destroy Stigma and Recognize 'Misunderstood' Population Responding to controversial statements by religious broadcaster Pat...

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