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AFA Teal Room: Recreation with Rebecca

This event will take place at the AFA Teal Room: www.alzfdn.org/afatealroom. Join Recreational Therapist Rebecca Gonzalez for a creative and relaxing recreational therapy session! In this virtual activity, you will learn how to press flowers and to use them in creative ways. Supplies flowersbaking sheetsironMod Podgeobject/surface to put the pressed flowers on (Rebecca will be using […]

Facebook Popup with Jackie: Motivation Monday

Start your Mondays with a motivational quote from AFA! Jackie Gatto, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP, will stream live on AFA’s Facebook page for approximately 5-10 minutes. This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/AlzheimersFoundationofAmerica.

AFA Teal Room: Chinese Brush Painting

This event will take place at the AFA Teal Room: www.alzfdn.org/afatealroom. 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 hibiscus painting. Join in for a relaxing virtual class filled with artistic expression, appreciation, and creativity!

AFA Teal Room:  Rock ‘n Fit

This event will take place at the AFA Teal Room: www.alzfdn.org/afatealroom. Join AFA’s Jackie Gatto, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP, for a low-impact, Rock n’ Roll themed virtual fitness class! You will follow along simple movements that target all major muscle groups, while focusing on range of motion, strength, posture, and fun! Done both seated and […]

Care Connection Webinar: How Many Pills Are Too Many?

  Click here to register We all take medications to help our health, but sometimes medications can cause side effects or drug interactions. Join Dr. Gerda Maissel, MD, as she discusses common pitfalls that can occur when taking multiple medications. She will also suggest some alternatives. This talk is not intended to be individualized medical […]

AFA Teal Room: Cooking with Melissa — Summer Salads

This event will take place at the AFA Teal Room: www.alzfdn.org/afatealroom. Let’s get in the kitchen and cook something good for our soul and brain health! Join Melissa Gallagher-Cashman, CTRS, CDP, CADDCT, CMDCP, NASM-CPT, for a wonderful cooking program, focusing on brain healthy foods and how to incorporate them into your diet every day! Each […]

Facebook Popup with Jackie: Motivation Monday

Start your Mondays with a motivational quote from AFA! Jackie Gatto, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP, will stream live on AFA’s Facebook page for approximately 5-10 minutes. This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/AlzheimersFoundationofAmerica.

Educating America Tour: Michigan

Click here to register Conference Agenda July 13, 2022 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM ET Welcome & About AFA Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. President & CEO, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America     10:15 AM -11:00 AM ET Living with Dementia and Other Chronic Conditions: How Do Family Care Partners Influence One Another’s Health and Well-Being? […]

Care Connection Webinar: Dementia, Dental Care & Donkeys

Click here to register Do you want to know what dementia, dental care and donkeys have to do with each other? Join Anita Siddall, CEO and founder of Toothbrushers and Balaam's Donkey, to learn more. Anita, who worked as both a Certified Nursing Assistant in long term care centers and as a dental hygienist, knows […]

An Overview of the Other Types of Dementia-Related Illnesses

  Click here to register When people think of dementia, many times the first thing that comes to mind is Alzheimer’s disease. In this live, interactive webinar, we will learn about the other types of dementia-related illnesses. We will look at three common types of dementias: Dementia with Lewy bodies Vascular dementia Frontotemporal dementia For […]

AFA Fireside Chat: Health Care Disparities for Women

Episode 7: Health Care Disparities for Women Alzheimer’s disease affects all genders, but it has a disproportionate impact on women. Approximately two-thirds of the more than 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and women are nearly two-times more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than men, according to the Centers for Disease Control […]