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“Conversando con Los Cuidadores”

June 7, 2022

“Conversando con Los Cuidadores” es una serie de videos cortos que ofrecen consejos prácticos de cuidadores familiares reales que cuidan a personas con demencia. Al enfatizar el papel y las experiencias de los cuidadores, los videos pretenden ayudar a los espectadores a manejar los desafíos comunes del cuidado.  Los videos fueron desarrollados por el Global […]



Learning Skills Together Program for Latino/Hispanic Family Caregivers

June 7, 2022

Family caregivers take on complex care for their family members/friends with a diagnosis of dementia, often without any training. We are conducting interviews with Latino/Hispanic family caregivers to learn their experiences of providing care. The interviews will last approximately one hour. Interviews will be conducted by telephone or through Zoom. Each participant will receive a […]




Essentials of Caregiving – Legal and Financial Planning

June 7, 2022

Join us for the Essentials of Caregiving in person on Thursday, June 9 from 10-11:30. As a caregiver, you will need to plan for future decisions, and many decisions are not easy.  Planning for future needs and the unexpected isn’t easy and frankly, it can be scary and overwhelming.  You have many scenarios to consider […]




Let’s Dance – SA Amigos Memory Café

June 7, 2022

Let’s learn something new together.  This month the SA Amigos Memory Cafe will be offering a special session Join us for a special online event where we will dance together with professional dancer & instructor, Dr. Daria Neidre. This activity will be adapted for those who need to remain seated. This is a dementia-friendly event. […]




Mosaics in the Park – Dementia Friendly Texas Memory Café Network

June 7, 2022

Mosaics in the park was a great success! In case you missed it we had a wonderful time last month at the Dementia Friendly Texas Memory Cafe. Enjoy these pictures from the #MemoryCafe event in May hosted by Caring for the Caregiver (SA Amigos Memory Cafe), Alzheimer’s Association: San Antonio & South Texas (Forget-Me-Nots), and […]




What If It’s Not Alzheimer’s

June 7, 2022

My husband, age 50, was the architect of the Memphis City schools, president of the soccer association, our homeowner’s association, our college alumni association, and a commander in the Naval Reserve. Within a year he had lost his job and was no longer involved with any community organizations. I felt in my gut that something […]




Call for Art: Share Creative Works

June 7, 2022

Call for Art: Share Creative Works and Help Document “How COVID-19 Has Impacted Our Lives” A team of faculty and students at Michigan State University is working to make inclusive and accessible creative collections that document how people are using creativity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded project “Creativity in the Time […]



Meet the team – Sara Masoud

May 3, 2022

My name is Sara Masoud and I’m part of the Caring for the Caregiver team. My job involves partnering with people in the community to make programs and research that matters to them. I moved to San Antonio from El Paso, Texas in 2018 when the program was just getting started. Before I moved here […]



Mosaics in the Park – Dementia Friendly Texas Memory Café Network

May 3, 2022

Make mosaics in the park [In-Person] with the Texas Memory Cafe Network! About this event This is a dementia friendly in-person gathering to enjoy cognitively engaging activities with other families impacted by dementia. Supplies, snacks, and drinks will be provided. Registration is limited so reserve your spot today! COVID-19: Please practice mindful and respectful COVID-19 etiquette […]




Dementia Friendly Library Series

May 3, 2022

Join Dementia Friendly San Antonio and the City of San Antonio Public Libraries for a series of classes on topics related to Dementia. This Dementia Friendly San Antonio initiative has teamed up with the City of San Antonio Public Libraries to bring you a series of classes focused on dementia. To register click HERE.