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

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 […]

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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 Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT for a relaxing afternoon of meditation! Connect the […]

Virtual Community Class: Chinese Brush Painting

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 […]

Activity Tip for the Weekend

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 […]

Virtual Community Class: Dance with Jackie

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 […]

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: Self-care Sunday: Caregiver Stress Reduction Series

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 […]

Activity Tip for the Week

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 […]

Virtual Community Class: Art with Marnie

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 […]

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

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 […]