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.
November 25th- Virtual Voyage Wednesday (7 pm ET)
November 26th- Thanksgiving Cooking Show (12 pm ET)
November 26th- Life story Snip-Its with Vita Story Club (7 pm ET)
November 27th- Activity Tip for the Weekend: Autumn Songs Sing-Along (10 am ET)
November 27th- Story Move Along with Senior Station (2:30 pm ET)
November 28th- Chinese Brush Painting Series (2 pm ET)
November 29th- Music with Monique & Stephen (12 pm ET)
November 30th- Art with Marnie (2:30 pm ET)
December 1st- Mindful Meditation (2:30 pm ET)
December 2nd- Musical Theater with Kristyn (2:30 pm ET)
December 2nd- Virtual Voyage Wednesday (7 pm ET)
December 3rd- Dance with Jackie (2:30 pm ET)
December 3rd- Life Story Snip-Its with Vita Story Club (7 pm ET)
December 4th- Activity Tip for the Weekend (10 am ET)
December 4th- Gardening with Sallie (2:30 pm ET)
December 5th- Music Performance by Anthony & Friends (2:00 pm ET)