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Activity Tip for the Weekend: Asian American & Pacific Islander Awareness Month Activities

May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Awareness Month. To celebrate, Jackie will share some great activities inspired by this lovely culture! Practice the art of Origami Make an Asian dish or order takeout from a local Asian restaurant Take Jade Lam’s Chinese Brush Painting classes in the AFA Teal Room Watch the PBS docuseries […]

Virtual Community Class: Music with Ariel

Learn music-based coping techniques from Board Certified Music Therapist, Ariel Weissberger, MA, MT-BC, LCAT, of Berko Music Therapy This session will include music and opportunities to actively participate by listening, singing along, and playing along with instruments made from items found at home. This engaging workshop will leave you feeling inspired, connected, and joyful! https://berkomusictherapy.com. […]

Virtual Community Class: Chair Yoga Series – Today

Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT, for a chair yoga series that will open your heart, and connect your mind and body. This practice will bring you a sense of freedom from any tension or stress and leave you with feelings of safety and comfort. This week’s focus is “Today”. This event will take place at […]

Virtual Community Class: 6-Week Art Series with Marnie

During this 6-week Virtual Community Class series, Marnie Herlands, MS, ATR-BC, LCAT, will demonstrate how to create an accordion book, which involves paper and simple folds, and designing your book utilizing materials of your choosing! Options will be offered to embellish the front and back covers and the pages in your book to reflect your […]

Movement Tip with Jackie

Memorial Day: Simple Military-Style Workout – Join AFA’s Jackie Gatto, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP, every Monday for a brief movement tip! Each week, Jackie will provide a movement directive for you to explore at home. Feel free to save and revisit these directives anytime you need to move your body! Chair pushups (5) Side lateral […]

Virtual Community Class: Quogue Wildlife Refuge

Come join AFA and The Quogue Wildlife Refuge on a virtual woodland hike! Quogue Wildlife Refuge is a 305-acre non-profit nature preserve nestled in the Village of Quogue, NY. This event will take place at the AFA Teal Room: www.alzfdn.org/afatealroom.

Webinar: Brain Health Awareness for Veterans-Florida

Did you know that veterans have an increased risk of memory impairments and dementia? This free webinar will empower Florida veterans and their families with information and facts to understand the risks, be proactive about brain health, and learn about services and benefits available to help.   Click here to register     Agenda & […]

Virtual Community Class: Mindful Meditation

It is so important to find time for ourselves and connect from within. Join AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP, for a relaxing afternoon of meditation! Connect the mind and body through the use of guided mediation and relaxation techniques. This event will take place at the AFA Teal Room.

Virtual Professional Training: Understanding Behaviors as Forms of Communication

This workshop will aim to highlight the importance of understanding the impact dementia and related illnesses have on a person's ability to communicate.  As a result, care partners and care professionals may need to shift their communication approach and gain insight into the variety of ways individuals living with dementia may communicate. Through this workshop, […]

Virtual Community Class: Music with Hearts Need Art

Playing music has been found to increase the volume and activity in the brain’s corpus callosum — the bridge between the two hemispheres — allowing messages to get across the brain faster and through more diverse routes. Enjoy some favorites from Hearts Need Art’s Musicians-in-Residence as they perform some of their favorites: Fly Me To […]

Virtual Community Class: Trivia Time

Join AFA for some trivia! In this Virtual Community class, you will experience a fun and interactive trivia game. Each session, you will learn about a new topic and explore it from new perspectives. Let’s test our knowledge and learn something new! This event will take place at the AFA Teal Room: www.alzfdn.org/afatealroom.