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AFA Education and Resource Center

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322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
866-232-8484 www.alzfdn.org

February 2019

Care Connection Community Class: Matisse Inspired Art Workshop

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Engaging fine art workshop inspired by Henri Matisse’s, “Cut-Outs.” Artists will work together or independently to create cut paper symbols and shapes in the style of master artist Henry Matisse. Session facilitated by True Care Home Health Care. Click here to register

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Care Connection Community Class: Ballroom Burn

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Ballroom burn is light/low impact aerobic dance class that will have you dancing the basics of virtually every Ballroom Dance, from Waltz to Cha-Cha in one fun-filled action packed 45-60 minute class. This class is a great way to engage the mind/body connection while learning and reinforcing the basics of the Waltz, Fox trot, Swing, Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, Rumba and more. No partner or experience necessary.  Dance instruction by Rhythm Break Cares. Click here to register

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Care Connection Sunset Series: The LGBT Community and Dementia

February 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Registration for this event is currently full.  Click here to view other upcoming professional training programs or call AFA's Department of Education and Social Services at 866-232-8484. Event sponsored by Renewal Care Partners and co-facilitated with SAGE.

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Care Connection Community Class: “I Got Rhythm” Drum Circle

February 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Join music therapist Ariel Weissberger MA, MT-BC, LCAT, from Berko Music Therapy for a memorable creative music experience. Participants will get an opportunity to actively engage in music by playing a percussion instrument of choice including congas, djembe, shakers, and tambourines. Familiar songs will be played live to provide a structural context for the groups music. Previous experience in music is not necessary to fully benefit. Ariel is a board certified music therapist and professional percussionist with vast experience facilitating…

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March 2019

AFA Partners in Care: Supporting Individuals Living with Dementia

March 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
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One event on February 12, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on March 22, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on May 15, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on June 13, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on July 10, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on August 16, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 14, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on November 2, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on December 12, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on January 23, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on March 1, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on May 8, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on July 9, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on September 13, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on November 4, 2019 at 9:00am

AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Click here to register   To learn more about AFA’s facilitators for this course, please click here

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Care Connection Community Class: Chair Yoga

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Join AFA and Tonya Sisco for an afternoon of yoga, movement, and breathing practice. Gain a greater sense of ease and calm in the body, mind, and breath, and increase mobility through stretching, toning, and strengthening the body. Click here to register

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Care Connection Community Class: Creative Arts with Margalit

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Using colorful clay, we will create miniature baskets and fill them with sculpted objects of things we love. After crafting our clay baskets, participants will sculpt anything from croissants and flowers, to abstract shapes, filling their basket with beautiful or meaningful items. This project is tactile and accessible to all levels of artistic experience and abilities. Workshop goals include creative growth, development of nonverbal communication skills, instilled confidence through creation and sharing, sense of community, and fun! Click here to register

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Care Connection Community Class: An Afternoon of Therapy Dogs

March 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Join the Good Dog Foundation for an hour of interacting with therapy dogs to de-stress, reminisce, and increase feelings of happiness. Click here to register  

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Care Connection Coffee Talk: Reframing Rituals and Their Role in Mourning

March 13 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am EDT
AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Care Connection Community Class: Dramatic Improv

March 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Join Kate Bell, writer, theatre maker, singer/songwriter, and teaching artist, for an afternoon of drama improv and creative play using props, costumes, and music.   Learn how dramatic improvisation can be used as a therapeutic tool for dealing with memory loss. Click here to register  

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Care Connection Community Class: An Afternoon of Jazz

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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  Join New York Youth Symphony  saxophonist Anthony Ferrara and his jazz band as they play popular songs from the 40s and 50s. Click here to register

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Care Connection Community Class: Gardening for Life: Seed Starting Workshop

March 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Join AFA and Gwenn Fried, Manager of Horticultural Therapy Services at NYU, for a cognitively stimulating, hands-on, nature based activity. You can also take home the plant, craft or flower arrangement following the class. Click here to register

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Care Connection Community Class: Ballroom Burn

March 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Ballroom burn is light/low impact aerobic dance class that will have you dancing the basics of virtually every Ballroom Dance, from Waltz to Cha-Cha in one fun-filled action packed 45-60 minute class. This class is a great way to engage the mind/body connection while learning and reinforcing the basics of the Waltz, Fox trot, Swing, Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, Rumba and more. No partner or experience necessary.  Dance instruction by Rhythm Break Cares. Click here to register

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Care Connection Sunset Series: Design for Dementia: Is Your Home Ready?

March 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Care Connection Community Class: Broadway Hour

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Music is a great tool which can improve communication, stimulate your mind and lift your spirits. This free program allows participants to experience live music and the enrichment it can bring to their lives. Talented volunteers from Sing for Your Seniors, who are all Broadway and Broadway-bound artists, will perform live and connect with the audience through music. Click here to register

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April 2019

Care Connection Community Class: Home Care Medicaid

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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What is community or home based Medicaid? How do you coordinate home care services through Medicaid? Join us as we welcome Britt Burner, Esq. of the Burner Law Group, PC. for an informative question and answer session including the qualification and application process for Community Medicaid. Click here to register

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May 2019

AFA Partners in Care: Supporting Individuals Living with Dementia

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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One event on February 12, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on March 22, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on May 15, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on June 13, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on July 10, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on August 16, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 14, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on November 2, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on December 12, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on January 23, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on March 1, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on May 8, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on July 9, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on September 13, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on November 4, 2019 at 9:00am

AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Click here to register   To learn more about AFA’s facilitators for this course, please click here

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July 2019

AFA Partners in Care: Supporting Individuals Living with Dementia

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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One event on February 12, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on March 22, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on May 15, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on June 13, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on July 10, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on August 16, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 14, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on November 2, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on December 12, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on January 23, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on March 1, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on May 8, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on July 9, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on September 13, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on November 4, 2019 at 9:00am

AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Click here to register   To learn more about AFA’s facilitators for this course, please click here

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September 2019

AFA Partners in Care: Supporting Individuals Living with Dementia

September 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 12, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on March 22, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on May 15, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on June 13, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on July 10, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on August 16, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 14, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on November 2, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on December 12, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on January 23, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on March 1, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on May 8, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on July 9, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on September 13, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on November 4, 2019 at 9:00am

AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Click here to register   To learn more about AFA’s facilitators for this course, please click here

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November 2019

AFA Partners in Care: Supporting Individuals Living with Dementia

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 12, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on March 22, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on May 15, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on June 13, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on July 10, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on August 16, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 14, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on October 15, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on November 2, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on December 12, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on January 23, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on March 1, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on May 8, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on July 9, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on September 13, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on November 4, 2019 at 9:00am

AFA Education and Resource Center, 322 8th Ave Suite 800
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Click here to register   To learn more about AFA’s facilitators for this course, please click here

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