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Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month

June 7, 2022

Help us celebrate Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness month by making a tax-deductible donation to the Caring for the Caregiver. Caring for the Caregiver is dedicated to serving caregivers of persons living with dementia and those they care for through education, social engagement, resources, and resources.  June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, which is […]




Opportunity to Inform Future Research

May 5, 2022

We are conducting focus groups with families impacted by dementia to learn what is important in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias research. These focus groups will be conducted to support research at the newly designated South Texas Alzheimer’s Center, funded by the National Institute of Aging as well as the Caring for the Caregiver Program. […]




Caregiver SOS program – Aging in the 21st Century

May 3, 2022

Programs offered by the Caregiver SOS program through the Caregiver Teleconnection program. The Caregiver Teleconnection program has one-hour conference calls, at no cost. These sessions cover a wide range of interesting topics related to the care you provide to your loved one. You can get expert advice, ask questions and talk to other people who […]



Programas en Español

April 7, 2022

Este programa es virtual. Favor de registrarse pararecibir instrucciones o llame al 800-272-3900para mas informacion. Haga clic en la imagen para registrarse http://bit.ly/ALZENESPANOL



Student Designs Virtual Yoga Program: Zen Adaptations

April 7, 2022

This month’s student spotlight is doctoral student Laura-Ashley Jackson. My name is Laura-Ashley Jackson, I am a third-year occupational therapy student at UT Health San Antonio. For my Doctoral Capstone Project, I partnered with Ashley Weirich at Arden Courts Promedica Memory Care of San Antonio, Texas to implement Zen Adaptations: A virtual adaptive yoga and […]




Caregiving and technology

April 7, 2022

My name is Samantha Salinas, I am a doctoral student at the School of Health Professions, UT Health San Antonio. I am in my final year as a student of occupational therapy and am completing my capstone with the School of Nursing’s, Caring for the Caregiver program. I have had the opportunity to work with […]




Driving Safety

April 7, 2022

When is it no longer safe to drive? For the vast majority of us driving is considered to be an essential aspect of our independence and personal well-being.  It allows us to feel connected to the outside world through mobility and social connection.  Driving is how we see the people we want to see and […]




[In-Person] Community Events

April 7, 2022

April In-Person Events – Register Today It is exciting to see so many new in-person events scheduled for the month of April. The Caring for the Caregiver recently hosted our first in-person Memory Cafe in 2 years and we had so much fun.  We are excited to share with you a list of community events […]




Caregiving at the End of Life

March 4, 2022

Join the Northern Arizona Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance and Caring for the Caregiver’s very own Deborah James, MSN, RN, CCRN-K for a free virtual education session.  This event will be held on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, from 2:30-4 pm. Please register at: https://utcaregivers.org/events/caregiving-at-the-end-of-life/ Presented by the Northern Arizona Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance in partnership with […]




Memory Matters Meetup

March 4, 2022

Join the Memory Matters Meet up on Friday, March 11, 2022, at 10am for a fun and interactive program. Tina Smith with Caregiver SOS, will discuss how early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. She will identify the 10 warning […]