Newsletter


Grief and Loss Support Group – During and After

July 2, 2021

The Grief and Loss Support Group is a peer and professionally led group focusing on navigating grief in the later stages of caregiving and after loss. This group will meet online for guidance and companionship to discuss a range of topics related to grief and loss. Who is the support group for? This group is open […]




Community Partner Spotlight – Biggs Institute

July 2, 2021

Now everyone can be a part of finding a cure. The Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases brought the region’s first brain bank to learn more about aging from healthy volunteers and those diagnosed with dementia. Now the institute is expanding their understanding of dementia to include blood, online cognitive quizzes and other […]




Caring for the Caregiver Program Survey

July 2, 2021

Keep an eye out for the 2021 Caring for the Caregiver Program Survey– Coming soon to your inbox! We would like to hear from you about your preferences for services and events at Caring for the Caregiver! In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Caring for the Caregiver converted many of our programs to a virtual […]




Looking for Volunteers – Silver Connect

June 5, 2021

A message from our partners at San Antonio Oasis Lifelong Adventure: Many people, as they get older, find themselves with fewer regular and positive interactions with other people. Family, friends, and social connections that once brought a sense of purpose and connection can leave us feeling empty by their loss. Whether it be loss through […]




Research Opportunity for Persons with Dementia

June 5, 2021

Are you a person living with dementia who is interested in participating in research? Please join us, we are a nurse researcher and person living with dementia partnering together to conduct a study with people who have dementia. We want to hear from other persons living with dementia about their experiences living with dementia, how […]




KINDER – Online Caregiver Education Program

June 5, 2021

Please Consider Participating in a Study of KINDER (Knowledge and Interpersonal Skills to Develop Exemplary Relationships), an Online Caregiver Education Program Caring for a family member who is living with dementia can place new demands on our relationships. KINDER is a program developed by researchers at the University of Southern California to help family caregivers […]




Recognizing Diverse Caregivers

June 5, 2021

The challenges of caregiving can be intensified in the LGBTQ+ community due to increased discrimination and harassment. The number of caregivers in the United States is expected to grow alongside the older adult population. Caregivers provide physical, psychological, and emotional care for another person who may be a family member, friend, or partner. Caregiving can […]




Community Partner Spotlight

June 5, 2021

Care for the Caregiver Resources Available to Alamo Area Caregivers As the 70 million “baby boomers” (those born between 1946 -1964) age and retire, their needs change; many will begin to need assistance to stay safe and healthy as they grow older. The demand for caregiver services professionals is and will continue to be an […]




Join the Movement! Become the 100,000th Dementia Friend

June 5, 2021

Nearly six million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. During Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, the Caring for the Caregiver and our partner Dementia Friendly America join with others across the country in raising awareness of dementia—and ways we can all play a role in […]




Caregiver Voices

June 5, 2021

I am Laura and I was my mother’s caregiver. Through my talented husband’s hands, he built a “casita” on our home property, a one-bedroom cottage where my mother could live independently when we found she could no longer manage the stairs in her two-story home.  But shortly after she moved into her little casita, my […]