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Essentials of Caregiving – Navigating Challenging Behaviors

October 9, 2020

The Navigating Challenging Behaviors session will provide helpful strategies and tools to support you, as a caregiver, as your loved one’s behavior might begin to change and vary. Please join us for a facilitated presentation and discussion hosted by the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing’s Caring for the Caregiver Program.  This presentation will give you […]




Voices that Matter

October 9, 2020

The Virtual Symposium “Listening to the Voices of Stakeholders in Dementia Care Research” featured a series of expert speakers who addressed important topics related to engaging persons living with dementia, family care partners, and other stakeholders in research about dementia care. Rachel Andricosky, a program officer for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, provided an introduction […]




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October 9, 2020

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Seeking Spousal Family Caregivers

October 9, 2020

Seeking spousal family caregivers to help learn how social support affects health Staying socially connected is critical to caregivers’ health. But we don’t know which aspects of social connectedness are most important to improving health. When we design programs for caregivers, is it more important to focus on reducing feelings of loneliness? Or should we […]




Eating well when you have dementia

October 9, 2020

A good diet is vital if you’re living with dementia. It means you can stay as healthy as possible for as long as possible and enjoy life to the fullest. But what does a healthy diet actually look like if you have dementia, and how do you go about getting it?  In this blog the […]




Texas Memory Cafés

October 9, 2020

What is a Memory Cafe A Memory Café is a welcoming place for people living with dementia or any other cognitive condition and their family caregivers. Each Memory Café is unique offering various activities and resources.  Activities can vary depending on the needs and desires of those attending, some may be more activity focused while […]




Learning Skills Together: A Workshop for Caregivers

September 2, 2020

Join the Caring for the Caregiver Program for the Learning Skills Together workshop. The Learning Skills Together workshop is a 2-week course that is delivered by video conference (Zoom) over 4 sessions.  Each session lasts approximately 1.5 hours.  During this program, caregivers will learn valuable skills to help support you in your caregiving role. 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 […]


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September 2, 2020

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Caregiver writes a song, shares story about life with dementia

September 1, 2020

Listen to this waltz written by a caregiver who put her creative talents to work to share the story of a person living with dementia. Listen to the Sunset Waltz by Sybille Tuuha.