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 […]

Creating a special holiday during a pandemic

December 5, 2020

The holidays can be a joyful time of year filled with fun family get-togethers enjoying favorite traditions.   For some caregivers, it can be a time of year that is often overwhelming and stressful, especially this year as we face unique circumstances.  This year give yourself permission to change it up a bit and relax the […]

Caregiving Around the Clock

November 3, 2020

During National Caregiver month we recognize that caregiving is 24-hours a day/7-days a week job.  Caring for someone around the clock can crowd out other important areas of life, not to mention the unexpected events that pop-up. Caregivers often forget to take care of themselves as more and more responsibilities pile up. Let’s discuss a […]

Caregiving a Full-Time Job

November 3, 2020

This month we celebrate family caregivers and the love and dedication of caring for a loved one living with dementia. In this feature story, we highlight a caregiver who lovingly cares for his mother Maria.  After his mother was diagnosed with dementia, Dallas resident Tech Guerrero left his job to become her full-time care partner. […]

Staying Socially Engaged

November 3, 2020

The SA Amigos Memory Cafe Welcomes You! Living with dementia doesn’t always have to focus on the “can’ts”. The SA Amigos Memory Café is focused on what we can do. We can smile, we can create, we can play, we can love, we can celebrate, and we can connect. At a time when COVID-19 makes […]

New Grief and Loss Support Group

November 3, 2020

Join Melissa Flores, LPC and Angela Torres, LMSW with the UT Health San Antonio Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases for a peer and professionally led group focusing on navigating grief in the later stages of caregiving and after.  Grief is a normal response to learning of a loved one’s diagnosis or their […]

Virtual Caregiver Summit

October 30, 2020

Family caregivers and professionals are invited to join a no-cost event accessible by using a smartphone, computer, or by calling in. Register here