Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Foundation of America

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.

SPECIAL EDITION: Avoiding Elder Fraud Scams

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.

Guest Speakers:

Tamar Tait

Volunteer Assistant Attorney General, New York State Attorney General’s Westchester Regional Office

Lauren Kirchmyer

Marketing & Outreach Coordinator, Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York

Bethann Nelson

Director, New York State Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)

Exploring Dimensions of Spirituality & Dementia

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. 

Guest Speakers:

Rev. Lynn Casteel Harper

Author, Mortality, Dementia, and What It Means to Disappear

Minister, Older Adults at The Riverside Church in New York City

Click the link below to view our past Care Connection Webinars.