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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 […]




Finding Meaning and Hope – Discussion Series

March 4, 2022

Free webinar series for caregivers of persons living with dementia. Finding Meaning and Hope   A Free Discussion Series for Dementia Family Caregivers Finding Meaning and Hope is a free 10-week discussion series for dementia family caregivers where participants discuss how to regain hope and build resilience when dealing with the complexities of ongoing loss associated […]




Essentials of Caregiving – Learning to be a Caregiver

March 4, 2022

Join the Caring for the Caregiver for a virtual session on Learning to be a Caregiver. Are you a caregiver? The Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, Caregiving in the U.S. 2020 report presents a portrait of what an unpaid “family” caregiver looks like. The term family caregiver refers to a person, friend, or family, who […]




Do you know a high school senior impacted by Alzheimer’s or dementia?

February 15, 2022

AFA’s Teen Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship provides educational funding to college-bound high school seniors who have been impacted by Alzheimer’s disease. The grand prize winner receives $5,000, with additional prizes awarded for runners-up. More than $350,000 in college scholarships have been awarded since the program’s inception. Deadline March 1, 2022 Visit AFA’s website to learn more: alzfdn.org/scholarship




Test your brain health online and help millions of families with dementia.

February 15, 2022

Take online game-like memory and thinking brain tests to advance the discovery of treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, depression, PTSD and other brain disorders. Link:https://biggsinstitute.org/power-research/brain-health-registry/  




Forget-Me-Nots Memory Café

February 15, 2022

Memory cafés can be a wonderful way for persons living with dementia and their families to engage and socialize with each other in an inclusive and welcoming environment. The Forget-Me-Nots is a virtual memory café sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and is run by volunteers. We started this memory café over a year ago, in […]




Including Latino Family Caregivers in Research

February 15, 2022

Doctoral student Sara Masoud earns $250,000 grant to partner with Latino communities for dementia care research SAN ANTONIO – Sara Masoud, MPH, a doctoral student in translational science at UT Health San Antonio and staff member at its School of Nursing, has received a nearly $250,000 Eugene Washington Engagement Award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research […]




Virtual/Phone Caregiver Support Group

February 15, 2022

Join a virtual/phone caregiver support group hosted by Grace Place Activity Centers. This support group meets every 2nd Saturday of the month and those interested in registering can call 800-272-3900 to sign up. Presented by: Alzheimer’s Association San Antonio and South Texas Chapter