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April 2020

Activity Tip for the Week

April 20 @ 10:00 am EDT

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.

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Virtual Community Class: Art with Alix

April 20 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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 home. Alix will discuss the history and prevalence of artist cards guided by information found here: https://www.strathmoreartist.com/cards-atc.html To protect the health and safety of our…

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Webinar: Preserving Functional Ability During the COVID-19 Crisis

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

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 President, National Association of Activity Professionals     Click here to register

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Virtual Community Class: Virtual Dog Therapy

April 21 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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 held online through our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica. Visit the page at the listed event date/time to take part.

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Virtual Community Class: Earth Day Crafts with Jodie

April 22 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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, 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.

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Virtual Community Class: Disco Funk Chair Fitness

April 23 @ 2:30 pm EDT
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One event on May 14, 2020 at 2:30 pm

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 comfortable/loose fitted clothing and sneakers, and join us for a funky-filled fitness class! No prior fitness experience required. To protect the health and safety of…

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Activity Tip for the Weekend

April 24 @ 10:00 am EDT

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 accessible and fun! This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Virtual Community Class: Cooking with Ellen

April 24 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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 that remind us of home. To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, AFA’s community classes will…

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Virtual Community Class: Jazz Concert

April 25 @ 2:00 pm EDT
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One event on April 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Join AFA for a music filled virtual performance by the spectacular performers of the Anthony Ferrara Jazz Trio! Enjoy the sweet, familiar sounds of Jazz in the comfort of your home! 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.

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Virtual Community Class: Self-care Sunday: Caregiver Stress Reduction Series

April 26 @ 12:00 pm EDT
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One event on April 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 19, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 26, 2020 at 12:00 pm

During this time of uncertainty, caregivers are the powerhouse of compassion and the first to be there for individuals who need it the most. Today is your day! In this series, AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT, will provide a variety of self-care techniques for you to spark up your spirits and enrich your soul. You deserve all the self-care! Thank you for all that you do! To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff…

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Activity Tip for the Week

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

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.

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Virtual Community Class: Art with Emily

April 27 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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 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…

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Webinar: Care for the Caregiver During Coronavirus COVID-19 Chaos

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Caring for our family and friends can be very fulfilling and rewarding, and yet, as we give so much to others, it can also be depleting. Our cars can’t run on empty and neither can we!  It’s not selfish to care for ourselves - it’s just practical; we have to find ways to fill our own tanks in order to continue caring for others. The extra added pressures and challenges of caregiving during the pandemic, make it even more difficult…

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Virtual Community Class: Stretch & Flex Fitness

April 28 @ 2:30 pm EDT
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One event on April 28, 2020 at 2:30 pm

One event on May 5, 2020 at 2:30 pm

One event on May 19, 2020 at 2:30 pm

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 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Mindful Meditation

April 29 @ 2:30 pm EDT
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One event on May 12, 2020 at 2:30 pm

It is so important to find time for ourselves and connect from within. Join AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT for a relaxing afternoon of meditation! Connect the mind and body through the use of guided mediation and relaxation techniques. 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Chinese Brush Painting

April 30 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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 Pansy. Join in for a relaxing virtual class filled with artistic expression, appreciation, and creativity! 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…

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May 2020

Activity Tip for the Weekend

May 1 @ 10:00 am EDT

During these uncertain times, our health care and essential workers are doing so much for us! Let’s show our gratitude and appreciation by creating cards for them. In this weekend’s activity tip, Jackie gives you examples of how you can create and send your own gratitude greeting cards. This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Virtual Community Class: Dance with Jackie

May 1 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Join AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programing, 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 ways, while enticing creativity. No prior dance experience necessary. To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak,…

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Virtual Community Class: Disco-Funk Chair Fitness

May 2 @ 2:00 pm EDT

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 comfortable/loose fitted clothing and sneakers, and join us for a funky-filled fitness class! No prior fitness experience required. To protect the health and safety of…

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Virtual Community Class: Self-care Sunday: Caregiver Stress Reduction Series

May 3 @ 12:00 pm EDT
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One event on May 10, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 31, 2020 at 12:00 pm

During this time of uncertainty, caregivers are the powerhouse of compassion and the first to be there, for individuals who need it the most. Today is your day! In this series, AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT, will provide a variety of self-care techniques for you to spark up your spirits and enrich your soul.  You deserve all the self-care! Thank you for all that you do! To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff…

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Activity Tip for the Week

May 4 @ 10:00 am EDT

It’s always good to challenge the mind! For this week’s Activity Tip, Jackie will show you some fun cognitive games you can do at home either together with loved ones or on your own. This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Virtual Community Class: Art with Marnie

May 4 @ 2:30 pm EDT

During this virtual class, we will be creating scribble drawings for relaxation. Scribble drawings have a long history in the field of art therapy and have been utilized by many for a range of therapeutic purposes. For this class, we will focus on scribble drawing to relax and be creative. Some benefits include being mindful and focusing on the present moment, relaxation, relieving stress, and cultivating creativity. No prior art making experience is needed! Just bring yourself, white paper, a…

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Webinar: Elder Care in Our New World: How a Team Approach Can Bring You Peace of Mind

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Caring for an aging parent, elderly spouse, loved one or close friend presents very difficult challenges. Often times a crisis occurs and you’re suddenly faced with the responsibilities of elder care.  And, we now find ourselves in unprecedented times with the COVID-19 pandemic where families are struggling to access care and even spend time with their elderly loved ones. Being a caregiver is difficult enough with everyday trials but the new world of eldercare that we find ourselves in requires…

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Virtual Community Class: Stretch & Flex Fitness

May 5 @ 2:30 pm EDT
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One event on April 28, 2020 at 2:30 pm

One event on May 5, 2020 at 2:30 pm

One event on May 19, 2020 at 2:30 pm

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 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Virtual Museum Visit & Craft

May 6 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Join Terry Daly, Director of Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden to see what life was like in the 19th-century! In this virtual community class, you will learn about the beautiful Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, explore 19th-century kitchen chores, and create your own aromatherapy sachet! 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Dance with Jackie

May 7 @ 2:30 pm EDT
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One event on April 23, 2020 at 2:30 pm

One event on May 7, 2020 at 2:30 pm

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 ways, while enticing creativity. No prior dance experience necessary. To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak,…

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Activity Tip for the Weekend: Virtual Fashion Show

May 8 @ 10:00 am EDT

All dressed up and nowhere to go? Let’s have some fun, tap into your playful side, and organize a virtual fashion show this weekend! Find some of your fanciest frocks or silliest suits and invite your loved ones to join in too! In this activity tip, Jackie will provide you with some fun tips to organize your own virtual fashion show. This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Virtual Community Class: Music with Monique & Stephen

May 8 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Therapeutic rhythm making is a versatile, easily accessible, fun way to reduce stress, boost the immune system and increase socialization! Join Monique & Stephen from SoulWorks Rhythm® for a rhythm-filled and creative music-making experience! Grab some common household items and create music from the comfort of your home. 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Craft Corner with Rebecca

May 9 @ 2:00 pm EDT

Week #1 - Positive Message Rocks: Join Rebecca, a Long Island-Based Artist and Therapeutic Recreation Student from Cortland University, for a 4-week craft series. In this therapeutic craft series, we will explore a variety of craft projects to enhance well-being and have some fun! In today’s session, we will create Positive Message Rocks. These rocks can be displayed outside in your garden, on your stoop to send positive messages to your neighbors, or can be given to loved ones as…

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Virtual Community Class: Self-care Sunday: Caregiver Stress Reduction Series

May 10 @ 12:00 pm EDT
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One event on May 10, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 31, 2020 at 12:00 pm

During this time of uncertainty, caregivers are the powerhouse of compassion and the first to be there, for individuals who need it the most. Today is your day! In this series, AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT, will provide a variety of self-care techniques for you to spark up your spirits and enrich your soul.  You deserve all the self-care! Thank you for all that you do! To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff…

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Activity Tip of the Week

May 11 @ 10:00 am EDT

Let’s check out the starlit sky this week! There is so much to see, if we just look up! For this week’s activity tip, Jackie will give you some information on what to look out for, when stargazing this week and the rest of the month. May 12 - Jupiter & The Moon May 14 – Mars & The Moon All Month – Venus in the evening May 27 – Crew Dragon Rocket Launch This event will take place on…

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Virtual Community Class: Chinese Brush Painting

May 11 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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 breath-taking landscapes. Join in for a relaxing virtual class filled with artistic expression, appreciation, and creativity! 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Mindful Meditation

May 12 @ 2:30 pm EDT
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One event on May 12, 2020 at 2:30 pm

It is so important to find time for ourselves and connect from within. Join AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT for a relaxing afternoon of meditation! Connect the mind and body through the use of guided mediation and relaxation techniques. 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Art with Margalit

May 13 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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.

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Care Connection Webinar: Genetic Testing for Dementia in the Era of Precision Medicine

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar will focus on how to identify who is most at risk for having a hereditary dementia, and discuss genetic counseling and genetic testing protocols.  Discussion will include: Explaining the difference between sporadic and familial disease history. Describing the benefits and limitations related to diagnostic and predictive genetic testing. Detailing what is involved when participating in a Heredity Dementia Risk Assessment Guest speaker: Jill S. Goldman, MS, MPhil, CGC, Professor of Genetic Counseling in Neurology, Columbia University Vagelos College…

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Virtual Community Class: Disco Funk Chair Fitness

May 14 @ 2:30 pm EDT
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One event on May 14, 2020 at 2:30 pm

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 comfortable/loose fitted clothing and sneakers, and join us for a funky-filled fitness class! No prior fitness experience required. To protect the health and safety of…

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Activity Tip for the Weekend

May 15 @ 10:00 am EDT

This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Virtual Community Class: Ukelele with Drew

May 15 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Join Drew Laney, MT-BC for a fun-filled virtual ukulele lesson! Whether you’re a seasoned ukulele player or a first-timer, Drew will show you some tips and tricks to play this wonderful instrument. No ukulele? No problem! Feel free to enjoy this class by singing along! 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Craft Corner with Rebecca

May 16 @ 2:00 pm EDT

Week #2 – Milk Carton Planters: Join Rebecca, a Long Island-Based Artist and Therapeutic Recreation Student from Cortland University, for a  4-week craft series. In today’s session we will create Milk Carton Planters! These unique and eco-friendly planters can be displayed in your home as beautiful décor, while also providing you with the many health benefits house plants have to offer! Supplies: Milk carton, dirt, plant or seeds, acrylic paint, paint brush, and markers. To protect the health and safety…

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Virtual Community Class: Self-care Sunday: Caregiver Stress Reduction Series

May 17 @ 12:00 pm EDT
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One event on May 10, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 31, 2020 at 12:00 pm

During this time of uncertainty, caregivers are the powerhouse of compassion and the first to be there, for individuals who need it the most. Today is your day! In this series, AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT, will provide a variety of self-care techniques for you to spark up your spirits and enrich your soul.  You deserve all the self-care! Thank you for all that you do! To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff…

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Activity Tip for the Week: At-Home Spa Day

May 18 @ 10:00 am EDT

Let’s relax and unwind! Have a spa day to distress and relax, this week! In this week's activity tip, Jackie will give you some ideas on how to create the perfect at-home spa day! Kick up your feet and take some time for yourself this week! This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Virtual Community Class: Art with Jodie

May 18 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Join Jodie Berman, CTRS and Director of Programs and Engagement at TrueCare Home Care for a virtual photography class! Photography is a wonderful art form that stimulates creativity, mindfulness, and self-expression. In this educational and engaging virtual class, Jodie will guide you in a step by step process you can use to explore your environment through a new lens. You will use a smart phone to capture images, objects, and scenery that will transform household items into a unique work…

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Virtual Community Class: Stretch & Flex Fitness

May 19 @ 2:30 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 28, 2020 at 2:30 pm

One event on May 5, 2020 at 2:30 pm

One event on May 19, 2020 at 2:30 pm

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 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Stretch & Flex Fitness

May 19 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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 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…

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Webinar: Delaying/Preventing Cognitive Decline Through A “Brain Healthy Lifestyle”

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Our current best defense against cognitive decline with aging is prevention. A “brain healthy lifestyle” incorporates the best evidence-based preventive strategies. One approach to the brain healthy lifestyle is summarized in the “DANCERS” approach – DANCERS is an acronym that reminds us about Disease management, Activity, Nutrition, Cognitive stimulation, Engagement with others, Relaxation and stress reduction, and successful Sleep. Identifiable medical causes of cognitive symptoms such as uncontrolled blood sugar, blood pressure, lipids, sleep apnea, or depression are important to…

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Virtual Community Class: Music Performances by Anthony and Friends

May 20 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Music has this uncanny ability to bring back memories. There’s something about the catchiness of a melody that can truly stay within our soul. In this Virtual Community Class, Antony Ferrara & Friends will perform an original composition. Each performer will take turns soloing and then re-state the melodic hook of the song. Enjoy this one-of-a-kind virtual performance by AFA’s beloved musicians! To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, AFA’s community…

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Virtual Community Class: Dance with Jackie

May 21 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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 ways, while enticing creativity. No prior dance experience necessary. To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak,…

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Activity Tip for the Weekend

May 22 @ 10:00 am EDT

This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Virtual Community Class: Music with Ariel

May 22 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Learn music-based coping techniques from Board Certified Music Therapist, Ariel Weissberger, MA, MT-BC, LCAT of Berko Music Therapy! This session will include live 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! 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Craft Corner with Rebecca

May 23 @ 2:00 pm EDT

Week #3 – DIY Planner: Join Rebecca, a Long Island-based artist and therapeutic recreation student from Cortland University, for a  4-week craft series. In today’s session we will create DIY Planners! Life can get very busy, from scheduling appointments to social events with loved ones. Rebecca will show you how to create your own one-of-a-kind planner to schedule all your events, create weekly goals, and space for you to jot down reminders! Supplies: Empty book with lined pages, pen or…

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Virtual Community Class: Self-care Sunday: Caregiver Stress Reduction Series

May 24 @ 12:00 pm EDT
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One event on May 10, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 31, 2020 at 12:00 pm

During this time of uncertainty, caregivers are the powerhouse of compassion and the first to be there, for individuals who need it the most. Today is your day! In this series, AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT, will provide a variety of self-care techniques for you to spark up your spirits and enrich your soul.  You deserve all the self-care! Thank you for all that you do! To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff…

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Virtual Community Class: Self-care Sunday: Caregiver Stress Reduction Series

May 24 @ 12:00 pm EDT

During this time of uncertainty, caregivers are the powerhouse of compassion and the first to be there, for individuals who need it the most. Today is your day! In this series, AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT, will provide a variety of self-care techniques for you to spark up your spirits and enrich your soul.  You deserve all the self-care! Thank you for all that you do! To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff…

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Activity Tip for the Week

May 25 @ 10:00 am EDT

This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Virtual Community Class: Art with Emily

May 25 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Join Emily Sharp, LCAT, ATR-BC, RYT-200, for virtual Art Therapy! During this virtual session, you will be guided to create a still life drawing of a bowl of fruit. You will also explore a mindfulness activity, where you will tune into the five senses. You are welcome to use any art making materials that you wish to use. To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, AFA’s community classes will be held…

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Virtual Community Class: Barre Fitness

May 26 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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 a sturdy chair, countertop and/or table as a support for balance. This class will incorporate movement both sitting and standing.  Grab a chair and have…

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Virtual Community Class: Art with Margalit

May 27 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Expressive Magazine Collage: Join Margalit Cutler for an adventurous expressive collage class! In this virtual art class, you will think of an emotion and depict this emotion through paper collage using color, shapes, and the images they cut out. Using magazines, newspapers, and any gluing material available on hand, you will rip and cut pieces of paper in ways that reflect a specific emotion. Supplies: Blank paper, newspaper, magazines, scissors, and glue. To protect the health and safety of our…

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Virtual Community Class: Mindful Meditation

May 28 @ 2:30 pm EDT

It is so important to find time for ourselves and connect from within. Join AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT for a relaxing afternoon of meditation! Connect the mind and body through the use of guided mediation and relaxation techniques. 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.

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Activity Tip for the Weekend

May 29 @ 10:00 am EDT

This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Virtual Community Class: Introduction to Barbershop Music & Performance

May 29 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Plus One Quartet welcomes you to an introduction to barbershop music and performance! This virtual program will feature a mix of history accompanied with musical videos. Plus One Quartet will demonstrate a range of barbershop repertoire spanning from old to new. You may recognize some of these tunes, so please feel free to tap your foot or sing along! To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, AFA’s community classes will be…

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Virtual Community Class: Craft Corner with Rebecca

May 30 @ 2:00 pm EDT

Week #4 – Propagating Plants & Painting: Join Rebecca, a Long Island-Based Artist and Therapeutic Recreation Student from Cortland University, for a  4-week craft series. In today’s session we will learn to propagate plants and paint their planters! Propagating plants is a great way for us to bring a little bit of nature into the comfort of our home and bring us excitement as we watch the precious process of plant growth! Supplies: Cup of water for plant, a plant…

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Virtual Community Class: Self-care Sunday: Caregiver Stress Reduction Series

May 31 @ 12:00 pm EDT
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During this time of uncertainty, caregivers are the powerhouse of compassion and the first to be there, for individuals who need it the most. Today is your day! In this series, AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT, will provide a variety of self-care techniques for you to spark up your spirits and enrich your soul.  You deserve all the self-care! Thank you for all that you do! To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff…

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Virtual Community Class: Self-care Sunday: Caregiver Stress Reduction Series

May 31 @ 12:00 pm EDT

During this time of uncertainty, caregivers are the powerhouse of compassion and the first to be there, for individuals who need it the most. Today is your day! In this series, AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT, will provide a variety of self-care techniques for you to spark up your spirits and enrich your soul.  You deserve all the self-care! Thank you for all that you do! To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff…

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June 2020

Virtual Community Class: Chinese Brush Painting

June 1 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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 Japanese Maple Trees. Join in for a relaxing virtual class filled with artistic expression, appreciation, and creativity! 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…

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Webinar: Enhancing Self-Compassion

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

The demands of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s are great.  Sustaining that care over time requires caregivers to pay attention to caring for themselves. Research demonstrates that total well-being requires attention to physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health. An essential component of this well-being is tuning into our inner voice and taking care of ourselves in personally meaningful ways. Self-compassion plays a critical role in helping us develop and sustain healthy self-care practices. This webinar will help participants:…

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Virtual Community Class: Disco-Funk Chair Fitness

June 2 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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 comfortable/loose fitted clothing and sneakers, and join us for a funky-filled fitness class! No prior fitness experience required. To protect the health and safety of…

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Virtual Community Class: Gardening with Sallie

June 3 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Nature is always so restorative! Just putting your hands in soil and feeling it can be so soothing and calming. Join Horticultural Therapist, Sallie Stutz for a virtual gardening class. Sallie will show you how to properly plant herbs and provide interesting facts along the way.  Explore a bit of nature and grow something wonderful! 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Stretch & Flex Fitness

June 4 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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 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…

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Activity Tip for the Weekend

June 5 @ 10:00 am EDT

This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Virtual Community Class: Music with Monique and Stephen

June 5 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Therapeutic rhythm making is a versatile, easily accessible, fun way to reduce stress, boost the immune system and increase socialization! Join Monique & Stephen from SoulWorks Rhythm® for a soulful and relaxing music experience! Using singing bowls, gongs, and hang pans, let’s meditate with magical music. 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Chair Yoga Series: Embracing Change

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT for a 4-week 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 “Embracing Change." 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Dance Performance by Amirov Dance Theater

June 7 @ 12:00 pm EDT

Amirov Dance Theater is a NYC-based dance company whose work is primarily conceptual and impressionistic.  Their mission is to create an emotional experience for the audiences through powerful and stimulating visuals and high technical skill.  For this virtual performance, Portraits of Space and Mood- Short Studies, you will be taken on a journey through short space and mood studies throughout the company members' time in quarantine. To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff during the coronavirus…

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Activity Tip for the Week

June 8 @ 10:00 am EDT

This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Virtual Community Class: Crafts with Rebecca

June 8 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Join Rebecca, a Long Island-Based Artist and Therapeutic Recreation Student from Cortland University, for a summer-inspired craft! In this virtual craft session, Rebecca will show you how to create a DIY bird feeder. This craft is a great way to get you in the mood for summer, create something your neighborhood birds will enjoy, and maybe help you discover a variety of bird species from the comfort of your home! Supplies: Milk carton, paint, paint brushes, glue, and bird seed.…

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Virtual Community Class: Mindful Meditation

June 9 @ 2:30 pm EDT

It is so important to find time for ourselves and connect from within. Join AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT for a relaxing afternoon of meditation! Connect the mind and body through the use of guided mediation and relaxation techniques. 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.

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Virtual Community Class: Virtual Nature Center Visit

June 10 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Situated on 54 acres along Long Island's Nissequogue River, the Sweetbriar Nature Center is home to hundreds of plant and animal species.  In this virtual community class, you'll take a virtual tour of this nonprofit center, which provides educational and wildlife rehabilitation services, and learn about some of the resident animals along the way! 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…

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Care Connection Webinar: Bringing Music Therapy to Individuals Living with Alzheimer’s and Their Care Partners

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Learn about music therapy and music-based coping techniques that can deeply impact the quality of life of older adults and their caregivers. Session will include live music demonstration and opportunities for active participation. Discussion will address the following questions: What is music therapy? How does music affect communication, mood, and cognition in individuals living with dementia? How to bring more music into one’s life? Guest Speaker: Ariel Weissberger Board Certified Music Therapist & Licensed Creative Arts Therapist Founder, Berko Music…

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Virtual Community Class: Stretch & Flex Fitness

June 11 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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 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…

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Activity Tip for the Weekend: Personalized Word Search

June 12 @ 10:00 am EDT

Word searches are a great way to exercise your mind and expand your knowledge in a fun way. In this weekend’s activity tip, Jackie will show you how you can create your own personalized word search! https://thewordsearch.com/maker/ This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Virtual Community Class: Music Performance by Maya

June 12 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Join former Broadway performer, Maya Goldman, in this virtual music performance! Maya will sing familiar songs from the past, play piano, ukulele and guitar in this memorable virtual performance. All are welcome to sing along, move to the music, and enjoy listening while reminiscing. 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Chair Yoga Series: Feeling Movement

June 13 @ 2:00 pm EDT

Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT for a 4-week 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 “Feeling Movement." 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Broadway Concert

June 14 @ 12:00 pm EDT

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 and fun! 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…

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Activity Tip for the Week: At-Home “Drive-In” Movie

June 15 @ 10:00 am EDT

Let’s bring the joy of the Drive-In Movie to the comfort of our home! For this week’s Activity Tip, Jackie will provide some tips on how to set up your very own at home drive-in movie theater! This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Virtual Community Class: Art with Marnie

June 15 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Branches of Meaning and Hope Stones -  During this virtual art class, we will be creating “branches of meaning” or “hope rocks/stones” or both! Some benefits of this art process include relaxation or self-soothing, connecting with nature, increasing feelings of self-empowerment, hope and creating tangible objects of meaning. These branches or rocks/stones can act as a visual reminder of a wish, hope or intention that you desire to hold onto or to send out into the world. Supplies: One or…

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Educating America Tour: New York

June 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
NY United States

To protect the health and safety of participants and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, this conference will be held virtually over the Internet. Click here to register   Conference Agenda   9:30 am – 9:45 am Welcome & About AFA Charles J.  Fuschillo, Jr. President & CEO Alzheimer’s Foundation of America   9:45 am  – 10:00 am Special Guest Speaker Dr. Oz Mehmet Oz, MD, FACS Host of the Dr. Oz Show   10:00 am – 10:45 am COVID-19: Safety and…

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Virtual Community Class: Barre Fitness

June 16 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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 a sturdy chair, countertop and/or table as a support for balance. This class will incorporate movement both sitting and standing.  Grab a chair and have…

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Summer Tea Dances at the Virtual Teal Room

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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Virtual Community Class: Art with Amanda

June 17 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Join Amanda Clears, MPS, ATR, LCAT-P, CDP for a wonderful virtual art session! Dreamcatchers don’t just catch dreams; they have the ability to collect a variety of negative emotions. Learn to create an external object that can both take away and hold whatever negative emotions you might be carrying. 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Dance with Jackie

June 18 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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 session incorporates dance and movement to awaken the body and inspire the soul. A variety of props may be used to encourage participants to move the body in different ways, while enticing creativity. No prior dance experience necessary. To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak,…

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Removing the Barriers: It’s Time for a Check Up from the Neck Up CME Program

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
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To protect the health and safety of our participants, this event will be held virtually over the Internet. Click here to register Program Agenda Removing the Barriers: It's Time for a Check Up from the Neck Up CME Program   9:00 am - 9:10 am: Welcome & AFA Overview Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., President & CEO, Alzheimer's Foundation of America Donna de Levante Raphael, National Memory Screening Program Director, Alzheimer's Foundation of America   9:10 am - 9:30 am: Alzheimer’s…

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Activity Tip for the Weekend: Summer Solstice Activities

June 19 @ 10:00 am EDT

With the five senses in mind, let’s explore six different summer-inspired activities you can do from the comfort of your home to celebrate the Summer Solstice this weekend. This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Virtual Community Class: Ukulele Sing-Along with Drew

June 19 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Join Drew Laney, MT-BC for a fun-filled virtual ukulele sing-along. This sing-along will include a variety of familiar tunes that will get you moving and singing along! 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.

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Virtual Community Class: Chair Yoga Series-Letting Go

June 20 @ 2:00 pm EDT

Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT for a 4-week 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 “Letting Go." 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…

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Virtual Community Class: Baking Vegan Treats with Jackie

June 21 @ 12:00 pm EDT

Join AFA’s Jackie for a fun virtual baking class! Jackie will show you the steps to bake the best plant-based chocolate chip cookies. Ingredients: 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour ¾ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp salt ½ cup white sugar ½ cup brown sugar, packed 2 tsp vanilla extract ¾ cup vegan butter ¾ cup vegan chocolate chips To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, AFA’s community classes will be held…

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Activity Tip for the Week: Neighborhood Walk Scavenger Hunt

June 22 @ 10:00 am EDT

Summer is finally here, and now it is time to enjoy the beautiful outdoors! In this week’s Activity Tip, Jackie will give you some ideas on how to create your very own scavenger hunt you can do together, while you take your daily walk in the neighborhood. Here is a list you can use, but feel free to create your own: A red car Sidewalk Driveway Clothes hanging on a clothesline Children playing Dog Cat A tree A flag on…

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Virtual Community Class: Art with Alix

June 22 @ 2:30 pm EDT

A Mindful Approach to Creating Sunprints – Join Alix Sugarman, MPS, LCAT, ATR-BC for an eye-opening virtual art therapy session. In this virtual art therapy session, Alix will guide you through the process of creating Cyanotypes. Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. Engineers used the process well into the 20th century as a simple and low-cost process to produce copies of drawings, referred to as blueprints. Materials: A Sunprint Kit,  includes paper and a piece of…

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Webinar: How Diet May Impact Dementia and Cognitive Decline

June 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

What we eat can have many different impacts on our body, especially when it comes to cognition, Alzheimer's disease and other dementia related illnesses. This webinar will educate you on the effects that food can have on brain health. Discussion will include: What clinical symptoms define Alzheimer's dementia and cognitive decline. What pathology defines Alzheimer's disease Which nutrients and bioactives have been established in literature as having associations to the above outcomes Which foods and food groups are associated to…

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Virtual Community Class: Mindful Meditation

June 23 @ 2:30 pm EDT

It is so important to find time for ourselves and connect from within. Join AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT for a relaxing afternoon of meditation! Connect the mind and body through the use of guided mediation and relaxation techniques. 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.

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Professional Training Webinar: Learning to “Talk the Talk” About Dementia – Alzheimer’s Disease from A to Z

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

  During this professional training webinar, participants will learn how to “talk the talk” about dementia. This workshop will help you better understand dementia-related illnesses and how to talk about it with your aging community. The sooner we can start the conversation about brain health and wellness, the larger opportunity there is for an individual to provide input into their medical health as well as what meaningful living will look like for them as they age, with or without dementia.…

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Virtual Community Class: Dance Performance by The D.R.E.A.M. Ring Inc.

June 24 @ 2:30 pm EDT

THE D.R.E.A.M. RING Inc. (DANCE RULES EVERYTHING AROUND ME), is a community-oriented dance company which inspires, educates, and communicates through dance.  This work in progress is about using this time of self-isolation to renew ourselves and restart with a blank canvas. Allowing us to create an abstract work of art within ourselves, using our past traumas to grow and bring about change for a better tomorrow. To protect the health and safety of our participants and staff during the coronavirus…

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Professional Training Webinar: Understanding the Path of the Wanderer

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

During this professional training webinar, participants will build upon their knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and explore symptoms that can lead a person to go out in search of something outside of their current setting.  Participants will have the opportunity to explore what it may be like to walk in the shoes of a wanderer, in an effort to build empathy and insight into this behavior. This workshop will also teach participants how to identify signs and symptoms that can lead…

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