Alzheimer's
Foundation of America

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 […]

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Virtual Community Class: Stretch & Flex Fitness

Join AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT for a low-impact chair fitness class! This class will target all major muscle groups, while focusing on range of motion, strength, posture, and fun! Wear comfortable/loose fitted clothing and sneakers, and join us for a fun fitness class! No prior fitness experience required. To protect the […]

Virtual Community Class: Staying Connected

Join Candoo in collaboration with AFA for an educational, virtual technology class! Candoo is a company that provides tech support and training for devices and software applications—from phones, iPads and tablets, Alexa and computers to innovative home sensors and fall detection devices. In this virtual technology class, Candoo Tech founder Liz Hamburg will show how […]

Virtual Community Class: Irish Step Dance Performance

Join us for a breath-taking virtual performance by The New York Studio of Irish Step Dance! The New York Studio of Irish Step Dance’s professional dance company is comprised of accomplished champion dancers. Their members have performed at numerous venues and for business leaders, in addition to nationwide audiences on TV such as FOX, NBC, […]

Virtual Community Class: Dramatic Improv

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 listed event date/time to take part. Join Kate Bell, writer, theatre maker, singer/songwriter, and teaching artist, for a virtual dramatic improv and creative […]

Virtual Community Class: Art with Marnie

During this class, we will be creating nature collage mandalas. This creative process can be relaxing and gratifying, and reminds us of the simple pleasures and beauty of nature. The materials you will need: White paper, a paper plate or disk shaped tracer, a pencil or marker, glue, magazines and/or colorful paper, and scissors (optional). […]

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 […]

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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 […]