Alzheimer's
Foundation of America

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 […]

Activity Tip for the Week

This tip will explore the ways of online reading.  Grab your laptop/tablet/smart phone and let’s begin a virtual reading experience! This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

Virtual Community Class: Art with Alix

Using cardboard and a variety of art materials, Alix will guide you through a grounding activity creating cards to be gathered into a deck. Artist cards can be traded with other artists by mail. Alix will demonstrate create a “self-care deck,” that can inspire you to consider ways to care for yourself while remaining at […]

Webinar: Preserving Functional Ability During the COVID-19 Crisis

Helping individuals with Alzheimer's disease stay active and engaged is extremely important for their quality of life, especially now.  This webinar will highlight how caregivers can turn daily activities into moments of joy, teach about innovative programming ideas and offer tips for successful activity interactions.   Guest speaker: Alisa Tagg, BA, ACC/EDU, CADDCT, CDP, CDCS […]

Virtual Community Class: Virtual Dog Therapy

Join the teams from The Good Dog Foundation for some virtual dog therapy! Watch the dogs do some tricks, be their playful selves, and learn a little bit more about their life at home. To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, AFA’s community classes will be […]

Virtual Community Class: Earth Day Crafts with Jodie

Join Jodie Berman, CTRS and Director of Programs and Engagement at TrueCare Home Care for Earth Day inspired crafts. Using aspects of nature, fresh fruit, and recyclables, let’s create some creative and wellness crafts to celebrate our wonderful planet! To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, […]

Recurring

Virtual Community Class: Disco Funk Chair Fitness

Join AFA’s Jackie, MS, R-DMT for a low-impact chair fitness class to energize your day! Driven by the up-lifting beats of Funk and Disco music, this class will target all major muscle groups, while focusing on range of motion, strength, posture, and fun! Fitness props will be used to encourage stamina and improve flexibility. Wear […]

Activity Tip for the Weekend

Let’s put on some music and sing together! With access to the internet, CDs, or records, you can put on some of our favorite songs and sing together, in the comfort of your home. This weekend’s tip, we will discover the many outlets the world has to offer with making music-listening and singing along, more […]

Virtual Community Class: Cooking with Ellen

What do you think of when you think of home? Is it memories of your childhood and your family? Do smells and tastes flood your senses when home crosses you mind? Join Ellen Cosgrove from Dinner & Dialog in the kitchen! We will learn one of her favorite dishes as we reminisce the different foods […]

Activity Tip for the Week

For this week’s Activity Tip, we will be discovering the wonders of gardening. Jackie will inspire you to start your own garden, whether it’s by your window or in your yard! Grab your shovel and let’s start planting! This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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 one-of-a-kind collage using various clippings and papers found in your home. You can incorporate writing, panting, drawing, and photographs in your collage. To protect the health and safety of our participants and […]