Education and Resource Center
AFA’s Education and Resource Center offers a variety of programs and services to individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease, family and professional caregivers and the general public. Through its Care Connection Series, AFA provides programs such as:
- Integrative Therapeutic Programming which helps encourage socialization and fun, highlighting the importance of meaningful and quality living. Programming has included music, art, dance and pet therapy sessions.
- Educational Classes which provide the general care community an opportunity to build their skills and remain informed healthcare consumers. Class topics have included learning how to become an advocate for your loved one in a care setting, health literacy, estate planning, reverse mortgages and scam prevention.
- Wellness Classes which assist care partners in taking care of themselves, and have included topics such as stress management and self-care.
AFA also provides free, confidential memory screenings at the Education and Resource Center to allow individuals to be proactive about their brain health and wellness through a quick, easy, noninvasive screening.
Additionally, the Education and Resource Center holds regular professional training workshops, including AFA’s signature training program, “AFA Partners in Care: Supporting Individuals Living With Dementia.” Continuing education opportunities available.
AFA’s Education and Resource Center is located in New York City (322 8th Avenue, Suite 800, New York, NY 10001). View upcoming events at the Education and Resource Center by clicking here. For more information, please call AFA at 866-232-8484.