Alzheimer's
Foundation of America

Movement Tip with Jackie

Summer Solstice & International Yoga Day: Yoga for Summer – 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! Chair […]

Facebook Popup with Jackie: Motivation Monday

Start your Monday’s with a motivational quote with AFA! Jackie, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP, Will stream live on AFA’s Facebook page approximately 5-10 minutes. This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/AlzheimersFoundationofAmerica.

Virtual Community Class: Broadway Concert with The Caravan of Angels

Join AFA for a broadway and golden oldies music performance! The Caravan of Angels Foundation is a nonprofit organization that makes theater more accessible by bringing professional singers out into the community to perform a variety of familiar Broadway and well-known songs. Let’s unwind with some music, while enjoying some reminiscence and fun! This event […]

Virtual Community Class: Mind, Muscle & Move!

Join AFA’s Jackie Gatto, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP, for a low-impact virtual chair fitness class to strengthen your muscles and your mind! In this virtual fitness class, you will follow along with simple movements that target all major muscle groups, while focusing on a range of motion, strength, posture, and fun! What sets this fitness […]

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 […]

Virtual Community Class: Relax & Refresh

Tranquil Beach Day- Join AFA for a relaxing and meditative themed experience! In this Virtual Community class, relaxing images and soft music will guide you into a relaxing and calm state. Use this time to decompress and release anything that no longer serves you. This week's theme is Tranquil Beach Day. Find a comfortable place […]

Activity Tip for the Weekend: DIY Rainbow Flag

Let’s spread awareness and celebrate Pride! In this Activity Tip, Jackie will show you how to create your very own Pride flag. https://www.thinkmakeshareblog.com/rainbow-flag/ Supplies: Fabric for your flag or banner (cotton or muslin works great—you can glue or stitch hem along the edge to keep it from fraying) Felt Scissors and/or craft knife Hot glue […]

Virtual Community Class: Recreation with Rebecca

Join Recreational Therapist Rebecca Gonzalez for a creative and relaxing recreational therapy session! In this virtual activity, you will learn how to press flowers and how to use them in creative ways. Supplies: Flowers Baking sheets Iron Mod Podge Object/surface to put the pressed flowers on (Rebecca will be using a canvas for this session) […]

Virtual Community Class: Chair Yoga Series – Inner Child

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 Inner Child. This event will take place at […]

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 […]