Bringing hope to caregivers

The Caring for the Caregiver program supports family caregivers through education, research, and practice. We provide education through classes and workshops for family caregivers, opportunities for socialization, and clinical care to support families living with dementia.

This is a grants & donation funded program of the School of Nursing, UT Health San Antonio. To support our program, please select the ‘Give’ button above.

Music that heals

Grace Notes Community Choir, supported by the Caring for the Caregiver program, is for families living with dementia who enjoy singing and socializing. Directed by Amy Standridge, a Licensed Music Therapist, Grace Notes has adapted to Coronavirus restrictions and continues to meet virtually each week. Visit our Events page to join us!

You are not alone

16 million

Americans provide unpaid care everyday for family members diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other dementias

– Alzheimer’s Association, 2019

6 in 10

Caregivers assist with medical/nursing tasks, including injections, tube feedings and many other complex care responsibilities

– Alzheimer’s Association, 2017

65 seconds

Someone in the Unites States develops dementia, leaving millions of people providing unpaid care for their loved ones

– Alzheimer’s Association, 2019

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