Interprofessional Collaboration for Improved Dementia Care Outcomes

June 8, 2021

  HOW TO APPLY Students in Dental Hygiene, Nursing, and Occupational Therapy are invited to apply for a paid three-session workshop. SPEAK WITH FACULTY REPRESENTATIVES Carol Nguyen – School of Dentistry Rebekah Sculley – School of Dentistry Dr. Carol White – School of Nursing Dr. Laura Novak – School of Health Professions ATTEND A INTERPROFESSIONAL […]

Research Opportunity for Persons with Dementia

June 5, 2021

Are you a person living with dementia who is interested in participating in research? Please join us, we are a nurse researcher and person living with dementia partnering together to conduct a study with people who have dementia. We want to hear from other persons living with dementia about their experiences living with dementia, how […]

KINDER – Online Caregiver Education Program

June 5, 2021

Please Consider Participating in a Study of KINDER (Knowledge and Interpersonal Skills to Develop Exemplary Relationships), an Online Caregiver Education Program Caring for a family member who is living with dementia can place new demands on our relationships. KINDER is a program developed by researchers at the University of Southern California to help family caregivers […]

Recognizing Diverse Caregivers

June 5, 2021

The challenges of caregiving can be intensified in the LGBTQ+ community due to increased discrimination and harassment. The number of caregivers in the United States is expected to grow alongside the older adult population. Caregivers provide physical, psychological, and emotional care for another person who may be a family member, friend, or partner. Caregiving can […]

Join the Movement! Become the 100,000th Dementia Friend

June 5, 2021

Nearly six million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. During Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, the Caring for the Caregiver and our partner Dementia Friendly America join with others across the country in raising awareness of dementia—and ways we can all play a role in […]

Caregiver Voices

June 5, 2021

I am Laura and I was my mother’s caregiver. Through my talented husband’s hands, he built a “casita” on our home property, a one-bedroom cottage where my mother could live independently when we found she could no longer manage the stairs in her two-story home.  But shortly after she moved into her little casita, my […]

Did you know?

June 5, 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 […]

Caring for the Caregiver – Spanish Events

June 5, 2021

Join us this month for 2 events offered in Spanish The Essentials of Caregiving series will offer a Spanish Only version of “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Memory Loss” El taller es organizado por el programa Caring for the Caregiver (Cuidando del Cuidador) de la escuela de enfermería (School of Nursing) de UT Health. Juntos aprenderemos cómo […]

Essentials of Caregiving: Understanding your Benefits

April 5, 2021

Join us for this informative session hosted by the Caring for the Caregiver program.  This session will discuss resources for paying for long-term care. Attendees will have a better understanding of the following: Understand Medicaid eligibility numbers Strategies for excess resources Medicare tips   Click ok on the flyer below to register or call 210-450-8715

Fighting Stigma

April 5, 2021

Recently Ashlie Glassner, a student in the Nursing Science Ph.D. program, published a first author paper entitled “Fighting Stigma by Engaging Persons Living with Dementia in Research”.  Many of you have probably meet Ashlie through our program as a member of the Caring for the Caregiver team.  We are honored and delighted to share her […]