Caregiving While Black

September 9, 2021

The Caring for the Caregiver program is an academic-service center, and we are uniquely positioned to serve our community of caregiving families. Central to our work is what we call the research-service continuum. This means that we are constantly seeking input from our community to develop and improve services to caregivers and one way we […]

Caregiving at the End of Life

September 9, 2021

Join us for a virtual presentation hosted by the Caring for the Caregiver program on Thursday, September 9, 2-3:30 pm.  This presentation of the Essentials of Caregiving “Caregiving at the End of Life” will discuss how caregivers can prepare for their loved one’s end-of-life needs.  During this session, attendees will hear from certified bereavement facilitator, […]

Caregiver Voices

August 9, 2021

This month we highlight family caregiver advocate Linda Sendaula. Linda Sendaula describes herself as a “professional volunteer”. It is a title she fully embraces. As a professional volunteer, she works in only one area, education for caregivers of individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias. Her choice for volunteer work was not accidental. Like […]

Visit Our YouTube Channel

August 9, 2021

Did you know that you can find many of our presentations on video by visiting our YouTube Channel? If not that’s ok we have included a link for you to click on and visit our page.  You will find caregiver tips, videos of recorded presentations, and much more. To visit our page click on this […]

August Events

August 9, 2021

Join us this month for the Essentials of Caregiving and the SA Amigos Memory Cafe Click online this link Caring for the Caregiver Events to register and read more about our events.

Caring for the Caregiver Publication Highlights

August 9, 2021

The Texas Memory Café Network recently partnered for a project to better understand the experiences of Memory Café guests related to their social connectedness during the pandemic. Thank you to the partners in the Network and the many families that participated in interviews to support that project. After analyzing the interviews with Memory Café attendees, […]

Creating Opportunities for Persons with Dementia

July 26, 2021

My name is Ashlie Glassner, RN, and I am a nursing PhD student at UT Health San Antonio. I’ve been a nurse for 8 years, with the majority of my experience in critical care. I spent many years taking care of patients living with dementia. However, it wasn’t until my father had dementia symptoms that […]

Dementia Friendly San Antonio Community Outreach

July 2, 2021

The mission of Dementia Friendly San Antonio is to build an inclusive community where everyone touched by dementia is respected, engaged, and supported.  We will achieve this by creating sustainable partnerships to facilitate change across our community. Recently a special DFSA Action Committee created a resource designed to help caregivers and persons living with dementia […]

Virtual Essentials of Caregiving

July 2, 2021

Join us this summer for the Essentials of Caregiving held on the second Thursday of the month from 2-3:30pm CST.  These two summer sessions will be held virtually over Zoom. July 8: Understanding a Diagnosis of Dementia  This session is a supportive and safe environment where you can openly share your concerns and questions about […]

[Update] SA Amigos Memory Café: July

July 2, 2021

The SA Amigos Memory Cafe is canceled for the month of July.  Please join one of the other amazing Memory Cafes across Texas. Click on the link below to see a list of Memory Cafe’s in Texas. Texas Memory Cafe Network Flyer_Final To register for the Ardent Courts Memory Cafe click on the picture.