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.
Dec. 16, 2-3 p.m.: Virtual Tour of Charlotte and Louis Hyde's Home and Art Collection
The Hyde Collection education team will lead participants through a pre-recorded virtual tour of the historic Glens Falls home of Charlotte and Louis Hyde. Educators will answer questions about the home and the collection.
Jan. 19, 2021, 10-11 a.m.: Civil Rights Before You Could Say Jackie Robinson
Freedom is an ongoing quest for Americans. For almost 65 years, blacks and African Americans were prevented from playing Major League Baseball simply because of their skin color. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown will explore American history from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement in this virtual interactive event. Together we will learn how race relations in baseball reflected significant social and cultural developments in the United States.