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, 7th Floor, 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:

December 4 – Dance with Jackie

Time: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

December 6 – Art with Emily

Time: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

December 10 – Winter Art Series

Time: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

December 11 – Dance with Jackie

Time: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

December 12 – Holiday Concert

Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

December 17 – Winter Art Series

Time: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

December 18 – Dramatic Improv

Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

December 19 – AFA’s Snowflake Soiree!

Time: 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

December 26 – Winter Art Series

Time: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

December 30 – Movie Matinee: Holiday Inn

Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

January 2 – Jazz Concert

Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

January 6 – An Afternoon of Therapy Dogs

Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

January 8 – Dance with Jackie

Time: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

January 13 – Music Circle

Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

January 14 – Dramatic Improv

Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

January 16 – Artist in Residency Series Begins

Time: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

January 21 – Artistic Expression

Time: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

January 22 – Movin’ & Groovin Series Begins

January 28 – Broadway Concert

Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 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.