Alzheimer's Foundation of America
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Alzheimer's Foundation of America Events

Care Connection Teleconference
Thursday, August 14, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (ET)

AFA's free teleconference is designed for both family caregivers and professional caregivers of individuals with dementia. Michelle Carlson, SSW, project coordinator at HealthInsight, Salt Lake City, Utah, will share techniques related to pain management.

Call toll-free: 877-594-8353. Guest identification number: 46692951#.

For more information, call 866.232.8484 or click here.

Telephone-Based Support Group
September 8, 2014-October 20, 2014
3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. (ET)

Join AFA in a new telephone-based support group for spousal caregivers, focusing on "How Spouses Can Navigate Changes in Their Relationship." Six-week session runs September 8 to October 20, excluding Columbus Day, October 13.

Facilitated by one of AFA's licensed social workers. Space is limited. Registration required.

Please contact 866-232-8484 or info@alzfdn.org for further information or to enroll.

Care Connection Teleconference
Thursday, September 11, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (ET)

AFA's free teleconference is designed for both family caregivers and professional caregivers of individuals with dementia. Elizabeth A. Geary, M.Ed., LMSW, director of The Community Programs Center of L.I., Ronkonkoma, N.Y., will discuss "The Ins and Outs of Adult Day Programs"

Call toll-free: 877-594-8353. Guest identification number: 46692951#.

For more information, call 866.232.8484 or click here.

Five Boroughs Concepts in Care Conference
Friday, September 12, 2014
Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
New York, N.Y

AFA's third annual free educational conference for family caregivers, healthcare professionals, and individuals with dementia includes expert presentations, exhibit hall, memory screenings, and a display of the AFA Quilt to Remember.

For information about sponsorships and exhibiting, contact Josie Di Chiara at 866-232-8484, ext. 112 or click here.

AFA Golf Classic
Monday, September 22, 2014
Fresh Meadow Country Club
Lake Success, N.Y.

Join AFA for a day on the greens! The AFA Golf Classic includes brunch, golf, BBQ, putting contest, Mulligans, silent auction, and an awards cocktail reception. – Individual Golfer: $475;
– Foursome + Tee Sign: $2,000
– Sponsorship opportunities available.

For more information, contact Josie Di Chiara at 866-232-8484, ext 112 or click here.

Telephone-Based Support Group
October 7, 2014-November 11, 2014
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. (ET)

Join AFA in a new telephone-based stress management support group for caregivers. Set yourself up for success by learning practical skills for integrating stress management techniques into your busy lifestyle. Call in from the privacy of your home or office during your lunch break.

Participate in the entire series or join at any time, but registration is required for each selected session.

  • Week 1 - October 7 - Understanding the Sources and Impact of Caregiver Stress
  • Week 2 - October 14 - Mindfulness Practices
  • Week 3 - October 21 - Body-Based Practices
  • Week 4 - October 28 - Creativity-Based Practices
  • Week 5 - November 4 - Cognitive Behavioral Practices
  • Week 6 - November 11 - Making Time for Self-Care - Barriers and Strategies.

Facilitated by one of AFA's licensed social workers. Space is limited.

Please contact 866-232-8484 or info@alzfdn.org for further information or to enroll.

For the Love of … the ones we honor Cocktail Reception and Concert
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Highline Ballroom
New York, N.Y.

Join us for the 10th anniversary For the Love of … the ones we honor cocktail reception and concert, featuring concert performances by Honor By August and Todd Carey.

For information and sponsorship opportunities, contact Josie Di Chiara at 866-232-8484, ext. 112 or click here.

For past AFA events, click here