Learning Skills Together: A Workshop for Caregivers

May 3, 2022

Join the Caring for the Caregiver Program for the Learning Skills Together workshop. [Space is Limited – Register Today] Join UT Health San Antonio Caring for the Caregiver to learn about how to become more confident when providing complex care tasks for your family member living with dementia. Family members of persons living with dementia […]

Programas en Español

April 7, 2022

Este programa es virtual. Favor de registrarse pararecibir instrucciones o llame al 800-272-3900para mas informacion. Haga clic en la imagen para registrarse

Caregiving and technology

April 7, 2022

My name is Samantha Salinas, I am a doctoral student at the School of Health Professions, UT Health San Antonio. I am in my final year as a student of occupational therapy and am completing my capstone with the School of Nursing’s, Caring for the Caregiver program. I have had the opportunity to work with […]

Understanding the importance of research

April 7, 2022

Why is dementia research important?  Through research, we are able to study the causes of dementia and how it affects the person living with dementia and their care partners.  Please consider participating in the studies below to help us better understand dementia. 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia More than 6 […]

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 […]

SA Amigos Memory Café – try 12 new things series

April 7, 2022

Join the SA Amigos Memory Café this month for a Karaoke Sing-Along! The SA Amigos theme for 2022 is “Try 12 New Things” and this month we will be trying out virtual Karaoke. Join us for this dementia friendly bilingual event where we will sing along to one of your favorites. According to the Mayo […]

Essentials of Caregiving – Navigating Challenging Behaviors

April 7, 2022

Join the Caring for the Caregiver for a virtual session on Navigating Challenging Behaviors Understanding challenging behaviors in persons with dementia can be complicated and overwhelming at times.  It is first important to understand that the behaviors your friend or a family member is experiencing are related to changes occurring in their brain.  To help […]

Virtual Community Events

April 7, 2022

Check out these other events going on around the community. Click on the pictures to learn more and register.    

¿Cómo lidiar con el estrés? Ten en cuenta estos consejos prácticos para aprender a manejarlo

April 7, 2022

El estrés es el responsable de muchos problemas de salud. El doctor Luis Fernández-Wische, de UTHealth, explica cuáles son los síntomas más comunes de una persona que lo padece y da algunas recomendaciones. Esto “puede llevar al individuo a sentir un estado de depresión y pierde la habilidad de dormir bien en la noche”, afirma […]