Week of Events
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 […]
Flag Day: Songs & Movement to Celebrate! – 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! Song List: America […]
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.
Each year, millions of older Americans fall victim to some type of financial fraud, amounting to more than $3 billion in losses annually, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This presentation will teach you about common scams targeting senior citizens, warning signs to watch for, and steps you should take to protect […]
Sweet Rhythms: Celebrate National Candy Month with Rhythm – Join Monique & Stephen from SoulWorks Rhythm® for a music 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 […]
Click here to register Conference Agenda 10 am – 10:15 am CT Welcome & About AFA Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. President & CEO, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America 10:15 am – 10:30 am CT Special Guest Speaker Mehmet Oz, MD, FACS Host of The Dr. Oz Show 10:30 am – 11:15 am Alzheimer’s […]
Join AFA’s Jackie, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP for a low-impact chair fitness class to energize your day! Driven by the up-lifting beats of Funk and Disco music, this class will target all major muscle groups, while focusing on range of motion, strength, posture, and fun! Fitness props will be used to encourage stamina and improve […]
This virtual professional training will provide an overview of dementia-related illness, including Alzheimer's disease, and the impact this illness can have on the individual in terms of health, wellness, and relationships. This workshop will aim to highlight the importance of building relationships and effective communication to ensure meaningful living is achieved. Through this workshop, we […]
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 […]
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.
Creating flower crowns are a great way to celebrate summer! In this Activity Tip, Jackie will show you how to create your very own flower crown. Real Flowers: https://www.fiftyflowers.com/blog/how-to-make-a-flower-crown-in-6-simple-steps/ Faux Flowers: https://www.thesprucecrafts.com/diy-faux-flower-crown-4586665 Silk Flowers: https://greenweddingshoes.com/diy-silk-flower-crown-2/ Cupcake liner flowers: https://www.bhg.com/crafts/easy/how-to-make-a-cupcake-liner-flower-crown/ This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page: facebook.com/alzheimersfoundationofamerica.
Join Recreational Therapist Rebecca Gonzalez for a creative and relaxing recreational therapy session! In this virtual activity, you will learn how to make a face scrub from objects and supplies you have around the house. Supplies: 1/2 cup of oats 1 cup of water blender 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 Summertime Change. This event will take place at […]