Webinar: Brain Health Awareness for Veterans-Florida
Did you know that veterans have an increased risk of memory impairments and dementia? This free webinar will empower Florida veterans and their families with information and facts to understand the risks, be proactive about brain health, and learn about services and benefits available to help. Click here to register Agenda & […]
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, LCAT-LP, CDP, for a relaxing afternoon of meditation! Connect the mind and body through the use of guided mediation and relaxation techniques. This event will take place at the AFA Teal Room.
Virtual Professional Training: Understanding Behaviors as Forms of Communication
This workshop will aim to highlight the importance of understanding the impact dementia and related illnesses have on a person's ability to communicate. As a result, care partners and care professionals may need to shift their communication approach and gain insight into the variety of ways individuals living with dementia may communicate. Through this workshop, […]
Virtual Community Class: Music with Hearts Need Art
Playing music has been found to increase the volume and activity in the brain’s corpus callosum — the bridge between the two hemispheres — allowing messages to get across the brain faster and through more diverse routes. Enjoy some favorites from Hearts Need Art’s Musicians-in-Residence as they perform some of their favorites: Fly Me To […]
Virtual Community Class: Trivia Time
Join AFA for some trivia! In this Virtual Community class, you will experience a fun and interactive trivia game. Each session, you will learn about a new topic and explore it from new perspectives. Let’s test our knowledge and learn something new! This event will take place at the AFA Teal Room: www.alzfdn.org/afatealroom.
Activity Tip for the Weekend: Paper Fortune Teller
Get in touch with your inner-child with this week’s Activity Tip! Jackie will show you haw to create your very own paper fortune teller. Step-By-Step: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpsmrQdN0Do Supplies: Paper markers/colored pencils scissors This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.
Virtual Community Class: Music Performance by Maya
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. This event will take place at the AFA Teal Room: www.alzfdn.org/afatealroom.
Virtual Community Class: Chair Yoga Series – To Be You
Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT, for a 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 To Be You. This event will take […]
Virtual Community Class: 6-Week Art Series with Marnie
During this 6-week Virtual Community Class series, Marnie Herlands, MS, ATR-BC, LCAT, will demonstrate how to create an accordion book, which involves paper and simple folds, and designing your book utilizing materials of your choosing! Options will be offered to embellish the front and back covers and the pages in your book to reflect your […]
Movement Tip with Jackie
Stretches of Gardening – Join AFA’s Jackie Gatto, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP, every Monday for a brief movement tip! Each week, Jackie will provide a movement directive for you to explore at home. Feel free to save and revisit these directives anytime you need to move your body! https://gardentherapy.ca/5-simple-stretches-for-gardeners/ Reach Up & Sway Stretch Rounding […]