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Coming full circle

January 7, 2021

With everything going on around our community and in the world it is important we take time to enjoy the little things life has to offer.  For example, this light-hearted and updated version of a popular cereal commercial from the 1990s will bring a smile to your face. Click here to read the story, you […]



Seeking your feedback

January 6, 2021

The Alzheimer’s Disease Program (ADP) of the Texas Department of State Health Services is conducting a survey to learn more about current and former unpaid caregivers’ experiences. Your responses will contribute to helping other Texas caregivers as they tend to their loved ones and themselves.   Who should participate? To be eligible to participate in […]




SA Amigo’s Memory Cafe

January 6, 2021

The SA Amigos Memory Cafe is a monthly bilingual English/Spanish event hosted online where families impacted by dementia can enjoy creative activities and socialize with others. Click the link below to learn more: SA AMIGOS MEMORY CAFE (updated) Email questions: UTcaregivers@UTHealthSA.org Or call 210-450-8862




Impact of COVID-19 on Dementia Care

December 5, 2020

We invite you to complete a survey to assess the impact of COVID-19 on dementia care from the perspectives of individuals living with dementia, family care partners/caregivers, health and social care professionals, and researchers who support families impacted by dementia. The survey is seeking your perspective related to COVID-19 and how it has affected the […]





SA Amigos Memory Cafe Holiday Party

December 5, 2020

Get into the holiday spirit and join the SA Amigos for a fun and interactive holiday party. Join in on some friendly competition!  Get festive by decorating your space, yourself, or even your pets before joining the call!  There will be prizes given to the festivity contest winners! Board Certified Music Therapist, Amy Standridge will […]




It’s ok to Laugh and a Bottle of Wine

October 9, 2020

It All Began with a Bottle of Wine By Kiki and Michael Foster as transcribed by Katie Sutcliffe Becker You might be surprised to learn that in the United States, there are more than 5 million people living with age-related dementias (more than 47.5 million worldwide).  This number is likely to rise with our aging […]




Why is research in dementia care important

October 9, 2020

Understanding why the need for research into the care, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of dementias and other age-related conditions is more important now than ever. What is research? To conduct research means to gather information and examine it in a systematic way. It helps organizations like ours to avoid biases and incorrect assumptions about topics […]



Essentials of Caregiving – Planning for the Future

September 2, 2020

We designed this session is for caregivers and family members to discuss the importance of making a plan for the future, as well as some of the decisions you will need to make related to care, including advance care planning. As a participant, you can share and reflect with others on their experiences while also […]



SA Amigos Memory Cafe: Virtual Clowns!

September 1, 2020

This month we are getting silly with clowns! The Virtual Clowning Program from the University of South California will be clowning around at the SA Amigos Memory Cafe. About this Event All are welcome at the SA Amigos Memory Cafe! Join us for this free, bilingual, dementia-friendly event. This month is hosted by the Medical […]