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Visit Our YouTube Channel

August 9, 2021

Did you know that you can find many of our presentations on video by visiting our YouTube Channel? If not that’s ok we have included a link for you to click on and visit our page.  You will find caregiver tips, videos of recorded presentations, and much more. To visit our page click on this […]



August Events

August 9, 2021

Join us this month for the Essentials of Caregiving and the SA Amigos Memory Cafe Click online this link Caring for the Caregiver Events to register and read more about our events.



Caring for the Caregiver Publication Highlights

August 9, 2021

The Texas Memory Café Network recently partnered for a project to better understand the experiences of Memory Café guests related to their social connectedness during the pandemic. Thank you to the partners in the Network and the many families that participated in interviews to support that project. After analyzing the interviews with Memory Café attendees, […]




SA Amigos Memory Café

July 28, 2021

In June the SA Amigos Memory Café played a game of Lotería sponsored by Arden Courts of San Antonio! The generous sponsorship covered the costs to mail playing cards to registered guests and to mail prizes to the winning players. Thank you to all who joined in to play with us! Congratulations Betsy, Ed, Mabel, […]




Dementia Friendly Restaurant – Mistaken Orders

July 28, 2021

Creating change in all sectors of our community can break down stigma and promote awareness while supporting those who need it the most. What is Dementia Friendly America (DFA)? DFA is a national network of communities, organizations, and individuals seeking to ensure that communities across the U.S. are equipped to support people living with dementia […]




Community Partner Spotlight – Meals on Wheels

July 26, 2021

Care In A Time Of Need If there is one thing that the pandemic has raised awareness about it is what it is like to be at home with the weight of caring for a family member resting largely or sometimes solely on your shoulders.  For many, making a sudden shift to working from home […]




Books written for persons with dementia

July 2, 2021

Living with dementia does not mean your loved one’s reading ability is lost forever. They can still enjoy reading books independently during the early and mid-stages of their diagnosis.  Even when cognitive decline worsens, your loved one may still enjoy having you read aloud with them.  Here are some wonderful books for persons living with […]




Dementia Friendly San Antonio Community Outreach

July 2, 2021

The mission of Dementia Friendly San Antonio is to build an inclusive community where everyone touched by dementia is respected, engaged, and supported.  We will achieve this by creating sustainable partnerships to facilitate change across our community. Recently a special DFSA Action Committee created a resource designed to help caregivers and persons living with dementia […]




Caregiver Voices

July 2, 2021

My name is Denise.  I am a caregiver for my Mom who has Alzheimer’s dementia.  I have been my mom’s sole caregiver for 3 ½ years.  I did not realize it had been that long until I counted the years/months for this article.  Mom and Dad told me that my Mom had Alzheimer’s, but I […]




Virtual Essentials of Caregiving

July 2, 2021

Join us this summer for the Essentials of Caregiving held on the second Thursday of the month from 2-3:30pm CST.  These two summer sessions will be held virtually over Zoom. July 8: Understanding a Diagnosis of Dementia  This session is a supportive and safe environment where you can openly share your concerns and questions about […]