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). For more information, please call AFA at 866-232-8484.
AFA’s Upcoming FREE Community Classes:
To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, AFA’s community classes will be held online through our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica. Visit the page at the following dates/times to take part.
September 14th- Activity Tip for the Week (10 am ET)
September 14th: Nature Visit: Quogue Wildlife Refuge (2:30 pm ET)
September 15th: Stretch & Flex Fitness (2:30 pm ET)
September 16th: Gardening with Sallie (2:30 pm ET)
September 17th: Disco-Funk Chair Fitness (2:30 pm ET)
September 18th: Activity Tip for the Weekend (10 am ET)
September 18th: Music Performance by Maya (2:30 pm ET)
September 21st- Activity Tip for the Week (10 am ET)
September 21st- Chair Yoga with Sheryl (2:30 pm ET)
September 22nd- Mindful Meditation (2:30 pm ET)
September 23rd- Music with Monique and Stephen (2:30 pm ET)
September 24th- Dance with Jackie (2:30 pm ET)
September 25th- Activity Tip for the Weekend (10 am ET)
September 25th- Art with Emily (2:30 pm ET)
September 28th- Activity Tip for the Week (10 am ET)
September 28th- Music with Ariel (2:30 pm ET)
September 29th- Disco-Funk Chair Fitness (2:30 pm ET)
September 30th- Story Move Along with Senior Station (2:30 pm ET)