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[Dec 14] “You don’t know what you don’t know” Presentation

December 2, 2022

Presented by Debbie James, MSN, RN, CCRN-K & Esther Pipoly, Founder of Loss of Life Advocates (LOLA) This session is designed to provide attendees with helpful strategies to prepare for future needs. If you or your loved one were to be diagnosed with a chronic illness, How would know what to do? Do you have a plan in […]



International Association for Indigenous Aging: Dementia Friends

December 2, 2022

International Association for Indigenous Aging is a non-profit that focuses on improving the health and well-being of American Indians, Alaska Natives and other indigenous people as they move through the aging spectrum. They are advocates for elders’ rights to appropriate and quality services, involvement in community-based efforts, and their autonomy and freedom. International Association for Indigenous […]



🖱️ Encuesta rápida para cuidadores/Quick survey for caregivers

December 2, 2022

Nuestro equipo está haciendo un estudio para desarrollar una nueva medida de demencia desde la perspectiva de los cuidadores: la medida de resultado “CAregiver REported and weighted Dementia”, por sus siglas en Íngles (CARED). Los cuidadores que brindan apoyo a un amigo, pareja o familiar viviendo con la enfermedad de Alzheimer o otra forma de […]




[Dec 13th] The Virtual Dementia Tour: “Changing the Perception of Aging”

November 30, 2022

Event Details: This unique, interactive program has been shown to improve communication and care. Learning to create a positive environment for those with dementia can only come from attempting to walk in their shoes. What is life like when you are living with dementia? This eye-opening sensory event will help you experience first-hand the overwhelming […]




🖌️ [Dec 17] ReCollections: Art Conversations to Stimulate the Mind (Family Photos)

November 30, 2022

Whether they be simple snapshots or elaborate studio portraits, pictures are an important way that we remember and celebrate the people (or pets!) closest to us. Bring a favorite photo of family or friends with you to this session of ReCollections. We hope you’ll share the stories of these everyday works of art. ReCollections represents […]




✍️ [Jan 25] Essentials of Caregiving: Advance Directives Presentation

November 30, 2022

Join us for this online event to learn about preparing for future care. We encourage family caregivers and persons living with dementia to register for this free presentation. This presentation will provide a broad overview of the steps you can take to prepare for your future care and the care of your family member(s) living […]




💻 New program & study for Latino/a family caregivers

November 30, 2022

Families take on complex tasks to care for a family member living with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia. Most often they do not receive training to take on this care and it is often learned by trial and error. This study is being conducted to test the effectiveness of Juntos/Together, […]




Do not ask me to remember: An Alzheimer’s Poem

November 29, 2022

Our Family Caregiver Specialist, Sheran Rivette, has contributed this poem by Owen Darnell to this quarterly newsletter. Sheran says “The impact it had for me was powerful, it helps to bring out a more empathetic, kinder response from the caregiver to be reminded of their loved one’s inability to manage their behavior.” Do not ask […]



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October 19, 2022

The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio. The Spurs compete in the National Basketball Association as a member of the league’s Western Conference Southwest Division. The team plays its home games at AT&T Center in San Antonio.


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October 19, 2022

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