Caring for the Caregiver Program Survey

Keep an eye out for the 2021 Caring for the Caregiver Program Survey– Coming soon to your inbox!

We would like to hear from you about your preferences for services and events at Caring for the Caregiver! In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Caring for the Caregiver converted many of our programs to a virtual delivery format. As cases of COVID-19 continue to decline in our community, we would like to learn about your preferences for attending Caring for the Caregiver events moving forward. Please keep an eye on your inbox for a survey link in early July. This effort is being led by our SUNRISE Undergraduate Research student Michelle Wilson. Thank you, everyone, for your participation!

Join us to hear results from the Learning Skills Together Pilot Study

Please join Caring for the Caregiver on Wednesday, August 4th at 5:30 pm CT or Thursday, August 5th at 12:30 pm CT (your choice) to learn about results from our pilot study of this program to help family caregivers become more confident when providing complex care (e.g., medical/nursing tasks, personal care). We are excited to share what we have learned! Please RSVP for this Zoom event using this:

New Research Opportunities with Caring for the Caregiver

Caring for the Caregiver is recruiting for multiple studies and is seeking the help of caregivers and persons living with dementia. All study opportunities can be completed virtually.

Doctoral Nursing Student Ashlie Glassner, BSN, RN is conducting surveys with persons living with dementia to learn about their experiences living with this condition and how it impacts mental health and quality of life. For more information, please contact Ms. Glassner at 210-900-2871 or

Undergraduate Nursing Student Arielle Chinea is conducting qualitative interviews with family caregivers to persons living with dementia who have experienced a change in their eating behaviors since beginning caregiving. For more information, please contact Ms. Chinea at (210) 580-6483 or You may also sign up directly at this link:

In partnership with researchers at the University of California, Kylie Meyer, PhD of Caring for the Caregiver is seeking participants for an interview study about the financial impacts of caregiving among Latinx family caregivers to inform the development of an intervention program. To learn more about this study, please contact Alexander Gonzales, BA, at: or by calling (213) 821-9804.

Lastly, in partnership with researchers at the University of California, Kylie Meyer, PhD, of Caring for the Caregiver would like to share about the Knowledge and Interpersonal Skills to Develop Exemplary Relationships (KINDER) study. The purpose of the KINDER program is to support healthy dementia caregiving relationships. All program and study activities can be done online from your home and on your schedule (i.e., no group meetings). You can sign up to find out if you are eligible at this link:

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