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:

April 29- Movie Matinee

Time: 1 pm to 3 pm

May 2- An Afternoon of Jazz

Time: 2 pm to 3 pm

May 6- An Afternoon of Therapy Dogs

Time: 2 pm to 3 pm

May 9- Ballroom Burn

Time: 3 pm to 4 pm

May 14- Dance With Jackie

Time: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

May 16- Dramatic Improv

Time: 2 pm to 3 pm

May 17- Artistic Expression

Time: 2 pm to 3:30 pm

May 20- Gardening for Life

Time: 2 pm to 3 pm

May 22- AFA Sock Hop

Time: 1:30 pm to 3 pm

May 23- Broadway Hour

Time: 2 pm to 3 pm

May 29- Dance With Jackie

Time: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

May 30- “I Got Rhythm” Drum Circle

Time: 3 pm to 4 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.