ALZTOGETHER is a way to create a meaningful connection between a person with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia and their caregiver. Together, they will explore local cultural attractions and community-based activities, as well as connect with others on their journey with Alzheimer's.
Participation is free of charge but reservations are required. Call the Chapter at 315.472.4201 and dial extension 601.
Individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Upcoming Social Engagement Programs in CNY
Oct. 9, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Art Workshop at Your Home Public Library, 107 Main St., Johnson City
Join us at Your Home Public Library for an interactive Art Workshop where we will discuss and paint images of fall foliage. No experience is necessary. This painting activity will be facilitated by Christina Muscatello from the Memory Maker Project. Attendees must be able to go up and down three stairs.
Oct. 11, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Explore the Brain at the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology, 55 S. Franklin St., Syracuse
Discover, learn, and play at the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology! Explore the inner workings of the mind with the MOST’s newest exhibit, Brain: The World Inside Your Head. Afterwards, feel free to explore the museum’s permanent collection or purchase tickets for the planitarium and IMAX shows.
Oct. 19, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Halloween Crafts at Center for the Arts of Homer, 72 S. Main St., Homer
Trick-or-treat! Celebrate the season by creating Halloween themed crafts. Decorate masks, paint pumpkins, and much more. Costumes are encouraged!
Oct. 23, 1-3 p.m.
Pumpkin Picking at Critz Farms, 3232 Rippleton Rd., Cazenovia
Join us at Critz Farms for an activity filled afternoon! The afternoon will start off with picking your own pumpkin to take home with you. Then you will visit and learn about the animal farm. We will end with a tour of the cider pressing room, where you will see and learn about how apple cider is made and even get to sample freshly pressed cider!
Nov. 9, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Cupcake Creations at the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter Office, 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse
Sprinkle on some fun with a cupcake decorating class! Learn different techniques to design seasonally themed treats. Decorate cupcakes to share and enjoy with your family.
Dec. 12, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Festival of Trees at the Everson Museum of Art, 401 Harrison St., Syracuse
Celebrate the season by going on a private tour of the Festival of Trees! Take in the beautiful sights of the beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, and unique displays at the Everson Museum of Art. After the tour, create your own ceramic holiday art.
These programs are supported, in part, by a grant from the New York State Department of Health.