Alzheimer's
Foundation of America

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 and collective conversation. You will explore 3 works of art that are interconnected in some way or another. You will create a story for one […]

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 target all major muscle groups, while focusing on range of motion, strength, posture, and fun! Done both seated and standing, this fitness class is set […]

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 a wonderful cooking program, focusing on brain healthy foods and how to incorporate them into your diet every day! Each week, you will focus on […]

Care Connection Webinar: Living With Dementia – Exploring Sexuality, the Last Taboo

This presentation will focus on how sexuality and intimacy is an important human need for everyone, including individuals who are living with the diagnosis of a dementia or memory challenges, their partners and caregivers. We will provide a safe space to engage in discussion about the sexual behaviors with a person-centered approach. Attendees will learn […]

Virtual Community Class: Sing-Along with AFA

Join AFA for an enriching and fun sing-along! For today’s virtual class, song lyrics will be presented on your screen to follow and sing along. Warm up your voice and let’s start singing some amazing music! This event will take place at the AFA Teal Room: www.alzfdn.org/afatealroom.

Activity Tip for the Weekend: Staying Cool Without a Pool

In this week’s Activity Tip, Jackie will show you some fun activities for you to stay cool, this summer! Keep a misting spray bottle in the fridge and spritz yourself when you feel hot Play water balloon toss or wet sponge toss. Have fun with water guns or water soakers. Enjoy water-rich foods like watermelon, […]

Virtual Community Class: Art with Kyla

In this virtual art therapy session, join Kyla Berry, MA, LCAT, ATR-BC, to explore the utilization of positive descriptors to create your personal mandala. A healthy mindset is important all year round, and sometimes, it is important to remind yourself of all the things that make you great. As we utilize mixed media and collage, […]

Virtual Community Class: Chair Yoga Series – Movement

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 Movement. This event will take place at 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 Peony Painting. Join in for a relaxing virtual class filled with artistic expression, appreciation, and creativity! Week 1 - Peony Painting Week 2 - Central Park […]