Alzheimer's
Foundation of America

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 […]

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 […]

Virtual Community Class: Storytelling & Art with Kathryne

Join Kathryne Fassbender, CDCS, for an inspiring Storytelling session! In this virtual session, you will examine history, art, culture, and other topics of interest through the process of TimeSlips Storytelling […]

Virtual Community Class: Movin’ to Mowtown

Join AFA’s Jackie, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP, for a low-impact virtual fitness class that will get you moving! In this virtual fitness class, you will follow along simple movements that […]

Recurring

Virtual Community Class: Cooking with Melissa

Let's get in the kitchen and cook something good for our soul and brain health! In this 4-week series, you will join Melissa Gallagher-Cashman, CTRS, CDP, CADDCT, CMDCP, NASM-CPT, for […]