Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Alzheimer's
Foundation of America

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:

  • 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’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.


AFA’s Upcoming FREE Community Classes:

February 22- Matisse Inspired Art Workshop

Time: 2 pm to 3:30 pm

February 25- Ballroom Burn

Time: 3 pm to 4 pm

February 28- “I Got Rhythm” Drum Circle

Time: 3 pm to 4 pm

March 4- Chair Yoga

Time: 1 pm to 2 pm

March 7- Creative Arts with Margalit

Time: 2 pm to 3 pm

March 11- An Afternoon of Therapy Dogs

Time: 2 pm to 3 pm

March 13- Dramatic Improv

Time: 3 pm to 4 pm

March 18- An Afternoon of Jazz

Time: 2 pm to 3 pm

March 20- Gardening for Life: Seed Starting Workshop

Time: 2 pm to 3 pm

March 25- Ballroom Burn

Time: 3 pm to 4 pm

March 28- Broadway Concert

Time: 2 pm to 3 pm

All classes are free and open to the general public.   Registration is recommended for all events.

View all upcoming events at the Education and Resource Center by clicking here.  For more information, please call AFA at 866-232-8484.


AFA also offers 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.

AFA provides regular training workshops for professionals as well, including AFA’s signature training program, “AFA Partners in Care: Supporting Individuals Living with Dementia.” Continuing education opportunities available.