Alzheimer's
Foundation of America

Virtual Community Class: Mindful Meditation

It is so important to find time for ourselves and connect from within. Join AFA’s recreational therapist, Jackie for a relaxing afternoon of meditation! Connect the mind and body through the use of guided mediation and relaxation techniques. After meditation, herbal tea will be served with an open discussion. To protect the health and safety […]

Care Connection Webinar: Caregiver Wellness: Empowering You to Prevent Burnout

Stress in and of itself is not bad. Contrary to popular opinion, stress is needed to function properly. It provides encouragement and the drive to accomplish what you set out to do in life. However, when stress becomes a way of life, you can easily become distressed. As a caregiver, you may find that you […]

Virtual Community Class: Barre Fitness

Join AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT for a barre fitness class! Jackie is a certified barre instructor and Registered Dance-Movement Therapist. Barre is a blend of Pilates, Yoga, and dance that uses isometric movements to lengthen and strengthen various muscles, focusing on thighs, abs, and seat. In this class, participants will use […]

Virtual Community Class: Broadway Concert

Join us online for a wonderful performance of Broadway favorites and oldies classics!  The Caravan of Angels Foundation is a nonprofit organization that makes theater more accessible by bringing professional singers out into the community to perform a variety of familiar Broadway and well-known songs. Let’s unwind with some live music, while enjoying some reminiscence […]

Virtual Community Class: Art with Emily

Join Emily Sharp MA, LCAT, ATR-BC, RYT-200, for some virtual Art Therapy! In this virtual class, Emily will demonstrate how to create a simple, yet beautiful geometric abstract art piece, starting with tracing circles from a cup. From this directive, you can follow along and connect the lines or add/trace other shapes. Materials you will […]

Activity Tip for the Week: Daily Exercises

Exercise boosts immunity, enhances mood, and improves overall health! For this week's tip, we'll discover some helpful exercises and stretches you can do every morning to energize you to take on the day! This event will take place on AFA's Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

Virtual Community Class: Chinese Brush Painting

Join award-winning Chinese brush painter, Jade Lam for a virtual Chinese Brush Painting class. This class introduces basic concepts and techniques of Chinese brush painting, with a focus on the beautiful Plum Blossom. Join in for a relaxing virtual class filled with artistic expression, appreciation, and creativity! To protect the health and safety of our […]

Virtual Community Class: Music with Ariel

Join music therapist Ariel Weissberger MA, MT-BC, LCAT, from Berko Music Therapy for a virtual  creative music experience. Ariel is a board certified music therapist and professional percussionist with vast experience facilitating therapeutic drumming groups for a variety of communities and health settings. From the comfort of your home, you will have the opportunity to […]

Virtual Community Class: Chair Yoga & Meditation

In this virtual chair yoga and meditation class, we will be exploring different gentle stretches and movements to bring blood flow into areas that may be neglected and to help build coordination. Connection with the breath will be introduced to encourage each individual to strive to find an inner peace. Class will come to a […]

Virtual Community Class: Dance with Jackie

Join AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT for a rhythmic and up-lifting virtual dance and movement session! Both in chairs and standing, this 30-minute group incorporates dance and movement to awaken the body and inspire the soul. A variety of props will be used to encourage participants to move the body in different […]

Virtual Community Class: Art with Amanda

Join Amanda Clears, MPS, ATR, LCAT-P, CDP for a wonderful virtual art session filled with gratitude and appreciation! In this virtual art therapy session, you will discover how to create your own prayer flag. You will learn techniques to write and create your own prayers or wishes for those who need it the most. To […]