AFA Care Connection Webinar Series
Care Connection is a regular webinar series that takes place on the second Thursday of every month. All Care Connection webinars are free and open to everyone.
June 14, 2:00 pm ET
Each year, millions of older Americans fall victim to some type of financial fraud, amounting to more than $3 billion in losses annually, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This presentation will teach you about common scams targeting senior citizens, warning signs to watch for, and steps you should take to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Volunteer Assistant Attorney General, New York State Attorney General’s Westchester Regional Office
Marketing & Outreach Coordinator, Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York
Director, New York State Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)
August 12, 1:00 pm ET
Stigma, fear, and negative stereotypes often surround dementia, but more life-affirming approaches to this common and complex human condition are possible. This webinar will explore the spiritual aspects of dementia, highlighting the power and possibilities of reframing dementia in hopeful, humanizing terms. Participants will be invited to consider dementia beyond progressive vacancy and dread—making room for creativity, imagination, meaning, and deepened relationships.
Rev. Lynn Casteel Harper
Author, Mortality, Dementia, and What It Means to Disappear
Minister, Older Adults at The Riverside Church in New York City