Activities can help us to create meaningful connections with one another. Especially for people living with dementia and their care partners, research has shown that art, music and other pursuits can have positive effects on stress, anxiety, and other emotional factors.
This joint program of New York’s seven Alzheimer’s Association chapters uses online meeting technology to provide a safe space for people impacted by dementia to socialize with one another while exploring cultural attractions across New York.
Register by clicking the link in the title or call 800.272.3900.
May 18, 11 a.m.-Noon: Virtual Tour of the Frederic Remington Art Museum
In this guided virtual visit to the Frederic Remington Art Museum in Ogdensburg, you can slow down and look closely at some of American artist Frederic Remington’s most interesting and famous artworks. We’ll discuss Remington’s Broncho Buster and other bronze sculptures, talk about the art of the Old West, and explore how Remington’s paintings and sculptures make us think and feel.
June 15, 1-2 p.m.: An Aereal Tour of the Hudson Valley
Dutchess Tourism Inc. will lead a tour of landmarks in the Hudson Valley captured by flying drones, giving you a bird’s eye view of the spots and the spectacular lanscapes which surround them.
July 28, 2-3 p.m.: A Historical Tour of the Buffalo
Explore Buffalo will lead a guided tour focusing on the history of New York’s Queen City.
August 18: 2-3 p.m.: Summer Highlights at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Come join the summer fun with a virtual tour of the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, a stunning 52-acre garden in the heart of New York City featuring a Japanese Hill-and-Pond, lily pool and the famed Shakespeare Garden.