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

Telephone-based Spousal Support Group

Mondays, Sept. 8-Oct. 20, 2014,
3:00-4:00 p.m. ET

Join AFA in a new telephone-based support group for spousal caregivers: "How Spouses Can Navigate Changes in Their Relationship." This group is facilitated by one of AFA's licensed social workers. Space is limited. Registration required.

To see flyer, click here.

For more information or to enroll, please call 866-232-8484 or e-mail.

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 and professional caregivers of individuals with dementia. Elizabeth A. Geary, M.Ed., LMSW, director of The Community Programs Center of Long Island, Ronkonkoma, N.Y., will discuss "The Ins and Outs of Adult Day Programs."

Call toll-free 877-594-8353;
Guest ID# 46692951#

For more information, call 866.232.8484 or click here.

5 Boroughs Concepts in Care Conference - Sheraton New York
Times Square Hotel

Friday, September 12, 2014,
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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

For more information, call
866-232-8484 or click here.

AFA Golf Classic - Fresh Meadow Country Club, Lake Success, N.Y.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Join AFA for a day on the greens! 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.

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

Telephone-Based Stress Management Support Group

Wednesdays, Oct. 8-Nov. 12, 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 any time. Registration is required for each session.

  • Week 1 - October 8 - Understanding the Sources and Impact of Caregiver Stress
  • Week 2 - October 15 - Mindfulness Practices
  • Week 3 - October 22 - Body-Based Practices
  • Week 4 - October 29 - Creativity-Based Practices
  • Week 5 - November 5 - Cognitive Behavioral Practices
  • Week 6 - November 12 - Making Time for Self-Care - Barriers and Strategies.

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

For more information or to enroll, call 866-232-8484 or click here.

Care Connection Teleconference

Thursday, October 9, 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. Jesse Slome, director, American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, Los Angeles, Calif., will discuss long-term care insurance.

Call toll-free 877-594-8353;
Guest ID: 46692951@.

For more information, call 866.232.8484 or click here.

For the Love Of …the Ones We Honor Cocktail Reception and Concert -- The Highline Ballroom, New York, N.Y.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

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.

National Commemorative Candle Lighting Weekend of Prayer --
Sites Nationwide

November 7-9, 2014

Local organizations across the U.S. will hold inspirational, non-denominational candle lighting ceremonies in their communities, in recognition of National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. To sign up to be a candle lighting site or to locate a site, click here.

Care Connection Teleconference

Thursday, November 13, 2014
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. ET

AFA's free teleconference is designed for both family and professional caregivers of individuals with dementia. Matt Gurwell, founder, Keeping Us Safe, Cleveland, OH., will review tips and techniques on when to help your loved one's stop driving.

Call toll-free 877-594-8353;
Guest ID: 46692951#.

National Memory Screening Day --
Sites Nationwide

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

With an eye on raising awareness of memory concerns, local sites nationwide will offer free, confidential memory screening and information as part of AFA's annual event. To sign up to be a screening venue or to locate a site, click here.

For past AFA events, click here