• Become a care setting with National Status. Proudly wear the badge of distinction when your facility meets the Alzheimer's Foundation of America's standards.

  • Excellence in Care offers the opportunity for facilities to ensure that their dementia care settings meet the optimal care needs of their residents/ clients.

  • Excellence in Care can guide families in selecting care settings for their loved ones.

About The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s Excellence in Care Program.

The Alzheimer's Foundation of America’s Excellence in Care program consists of nationwide standards of excellence in care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. It assists facilities in reaching the highest standards of care for people with dementia and serves as a resource to caregivers searching for the best setting for their loved ones.

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Benefits of EIC Status

  • Provide optimal care
  • Retain and recruit staff
  • Be recognized for quality care
  • Be a dementia care resource

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EIC Care Settings

The Alzheimer's Foundation of America proudly awards "Excellence in Care Dementia Program of Distinction" status to dementia care settings that meet its national standards after undergoing an extensive evaluation by an Excellence in Care specialist.

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Donations to AFA help provide care to Americans affected by Alzheimer's disease and related illnesses. AFA and its member organizations offer education and hands-on services that can improve quality of life for individuals with the disease and their families. Your support is critical. Thank you for caring. AFA is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. Donations are tax deductible.

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