☀️ [Register!] Memory Matters Meetup August 12th

August 8, 2022

Join us on Friday, August 12, 2022 at 10:00 AM for the next session of Memory Matters Meetup. We are excited to be back at the park! We will be meeting in-person at Morgan’s Wonderland as well as hosting a zoom option. August 12th event description Please join us in person or online! To join […]

[Register!] CONFIDENCE: Financial education for caregivers

July 5, 2022

Caregivers to persons living with dementia spend over $10,000/year on the out-of-pocket costs of caregiving. These expenses include medications, home modification, transportation, and more. Compared to non-Latino caregivers, Latino families spend a far greater proportion of their incomes on out-of-pocket care expenses. CONFIDENCE is a 5-part, weekly group program that will be offered jointly by […]

Loneliness, Alzheimer’s and the need for a national conversation [TEDx]

July 4, 2022

Recently Susan Frick, MSW, LSW with the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center gave a TEDx talk on Loneliness and Alzheimer’s Disease. Susan graduated from Elmhurst University in 1985, received her master’s degree in Social Work from Loyola University of Chicago, and has worked in the field of Alzheimer’s disease since 1987. Watch the video here This […]

[Register!] Dementia Caregiver Seminars with Arden Courts

July 4, 2022

Attend these two free caregiver seminars hosted by Arden Courts of San Antonio on Wednesday July 27, 2022. Location: Woodland Baptist Church 15315 Huebner Road San Antonio, TX 78248 Seminar 1 “Understanding the Stages of Dementia” 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. During this event, Tam Cummings will focus on how to track the dementia process […]

💬 Caregiver Resources & Conversation

July 4, 2022

Join us for this in-person presentation about resources in partnership with the Caring for the Caregiver Program and Grace Place Graceful Gatherings. This session will cover how to access important community resources to support caregivers and their families. Learn about local non-profit, private, and government resources. Experts with professional and personal experience will be available […]

“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 […]