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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 or on your own. This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page:

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 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 […]

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 […]

Virtual Community Class: Virtual Museum Visit & Craft

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 […]

Activity Tip for the Weekend: Virtual Fashion Show

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 […]

Virtual Community Class: Music with Monique & Stephen

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 […]

Virtual Community Class: Craft Corner with Rebecca

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 […]

Activity Tip of the Week

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 […]

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 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 […]