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April 2021

Virtual Community Class: Music Performance by Maya

April 16 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Join Maya Goldman, a former Broadway performer, 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.

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Virtual Community Class: Chair Yoga Series – In the Moment

April 17 @ 2:00 pm EDT

Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT, for a 4-week 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 In the Moment. This event will take place at the AFA Teal Room: www.alzfdn.org/afatealroom.

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Virtual Community Class: Music with Monique & Stephen

April 18 @ 12:00 pm EDT

Music Series with Monique & Stephen: Stress Less with Rhythm and Sound - Join Monique & Stephen from SoulWorks Rhythm® for a 4-week series of music-making experience filled with rhythm and creativity! Therapeutic rhythm making is versatile and easily accessible. It's also a fun way to reduce stress, boost the immune system, and increase socialization. Our programs are designed to engage participants in their creativity, foster physical activity through arm movement, foot tapping and smiling, and release stress by providing a…

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Movement Tip with Jackie

April 19 @ 10:00 am EDT

Exploring Rhythms through Movement– 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! This week we will explore Exploring Rhythms through Movement. This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Virtual Community Class: Broadway Concert with The Caravan of Angels

April 19 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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 will take place at the AFA Teal Room: www.alzfdn.org/afatealroom.

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Virtual Community Class: Barre Fitness

April 20 @ 8:00 am EDT

Join AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programming, Jackie, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP, for a barre fitness class! Jackie is a certified barre instructor and Registered Dance-Movement Therapist. Barre is a blend of Pilates, Yoga, and dance that uses isometric movements to lengthen and strengthen various muscles, focusing on thighs, abs, and seat. In this class, participants will use a sturdy chair, countertop, and/or table as a support for balance. This class will incorporate movement both sitting and standing. Let’s grab a…

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Facebook Pop-up With Jackie

April 21 @ 1:00 pm EDT

Short & Sweet Literacy – Pop in with Jackie for 5 minutes as she demonstrates with you a quick literacy activity tip. This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.

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Virtual Community Class: Music Performance by Anthony & Friends

April 21 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Music has this uncanny ability to bring back memories. There’s something about the catchiness of a melody that can truly stay within our soul. In this Virtual Community Class, Anthony Ferrara & Friends will perform a variety of familiar songs to enjoy from the comfort of home. Enjoy this relaxing virtual performance by AFA’s beloved musicians! This event will take place at the AFA Teal Room: www.alzfdn.org/afatealroom.

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Virtual Professional Training: Family Dynamics in Dementia Care

April 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

This workshop will explore the different types of relationships that may be present in the life of an individual living with dementia. A review of family dynamics and exploration of how to identify and assess these dynamics will be reviewed. Additionally, we will explore different ways the care partner can work with families, understand their emotions and feelings, and effectively communicate with them to ensure meaningful living and quality of life is achieved for both the individual living with the…

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Virtual Community Class: Trivia Time

April 22 @ 2:30 pm EDT

Join AFA for some trivia! In this virtual 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.

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