AFA's 2021 Alzheimer's Walk is a hybrid in-person and virtual fundraising event for friends, families, and individuals with a connection to Alzheimer’s disease that enables walkers to take their passion and philanthropic spirit and turn it into a positive experience aimed to help AFA help more people living with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. Participants […]
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, […]
“Peaceful Place” Mandalas—Join Marnie Herlands, MS, ATR-BC, LCAT, Yoga teacher, for a mindful art therapy experience! During this virtual community art class, participants will be led through a brief mindful meditation/guided visualization and then invited to create art. The art invitation will be to create a mandala using collage materials to express what brings you […]
Click here to register Conference Agenda 10 am – 10:15 am ET Welcome & About AFA Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. President & CEO, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America 10:15 am – 10:30 am ET Special Guest Speaker Mehmet OZ, MD, FACS Host of The Dr. OZ Show 10:30 am […]
Join AFA for an enriching and fun sing-along! In this Virtual Community Class, song lyrics will be presented on your screen to follow and sing along. Warm up that voice and let’s sing to some amazing songs to celebrate Autumn! This event will take place at the AFA Teal Room: www.alzfdn.org/afatealroom.
Join Elizabeth Gronke, ATR, Access Coordinator from The American Folk Art Museum for an insightful art experience! This Virtual Community Class brings the world of folk art to life through images of the museum's collection and thought-provoking background information as well as questions to consider. Viewers are encouraged to pause the video when someone has […]
Join Steve Toll, Care Enhancement Specialist with ComForCare/At Your Side Home Care, as he sings beautiful songs from the past. Sing along or sit back, relax and listen. Music always brightens the day and connects us with memories from yesterday. This event will take place at the AFA Teal Room: www.alzfdn.org/afatealroom.
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 “thankful.” This event will take place at […]
Cooking with Melissa, Pt 1: Holiday Favorites with A Fun and Healthy Twist - Let’s get in the kitchen and cook something good for our soul and brain health! This two-part series will focus on remembering traditional Thanksgiving favorites and preparing them with a fun and healthy twist. Part I: “The Sweet Potato Revamped” Part […]