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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 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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