Update on new experimental Alzheimer’s drug

April 5, 2021

According to early clinical trial results, recently published in The New England Journal of Medicine, a new experimental intravenous drug donanemab could slow cognitive decline. Click HERE to read the full story.

National Institute on Aging releases new website

April 5, 2021

The National Institute on Aging recently announced the addition of a new website Alzheimers.gov,  designed to educate and support people whose lives are touched by Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The website serves as the federal government portal for dementia information and resources. Whether you are living with dementia, a family member or friend, health […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources & Tips

April 5, 2021

Many people are looking forward to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and returning to a more “normal” day-to-day routine.  However, so many people in the community are struggling to find a vaccine appointment and some are even hesitant to receive the vaccine due to concerns about the safety of the vaccine.  In this article, we have […]

Virtual/Phone Caregiver Support Group

March 5, 2021

Join the Alzheimer’s Association for a Virtual/Phone Caregiver Support Group This support group is hosted by Meals on Wheels San Antonio and is held every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10 am to 11 am. To register for the group click here http://bit.ly/GPMAR1321 or call 800-272-3900  

Lessons Learned from Grandma

March 4, 2021

Enjoy this beautiful story from the Alzheimer’s Association’s e-news newsletter.  Do you want to receive this newsletter and learn more about your local Alzheimer’s Association, if so click this link Subscribe to the Alzheimer’s Association Newsletter To connect with the South Texas Alzheimer’s Association contact the office at San Antonio & South Texas Chapter or […]

SA Amigos Memory Cafe invites you

March 4, 2021

SA Amigos Memory Café: Celebrating the Spring Equinox! Celebrate the coming Spring with the SA Amigos on March 15th! We will host a conversational game with a Spring theme. This monthly social event is for persons living with dementia and family caregivers who want to take a short break from day-to-day life, slow down, and […]

Summer Reading – books about dementia for Kids

March 4, 2021

Dementia can make a big impact on the entire family, including kids and teens. Younger family members will most likely have questions about what is going on with their loved one because dementia can be a hard concept to understand.   Dementia affects the person’s brain and they may forget, get confused, and may have trouble […]

Let the rest of the world go by

March 4, 2021

“We’ll find perfect peace, where joys never cease – somewhere beneath the starry sky,” we sing every Friday morning, “We’ll build a sweet little nest somewhere in the west, and let the rest of the world go by.” (Let the Rest of the World Go By, lyricist, J. Keirn Brennan) It does feel like the […]

Aging Healthy RGV

March 4, 2021

Join UT Rio Grande Valley for virtual programs in English and Spanish. All resources, classes, participation, and registration are free. Virtual Zumba and Yoga Virtual Games & Prizes Self-Care and Wellness Health and Nutrition Las clases, participaci eón y el registro son gratuitos Inscríbase hoy mismo, ¡Es Gratis! Zumba Y Yoga Virtual Juegos Y Premios Virtuales […]

March 16th Virtual Symposium: Dementia Care in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 4, 2021

Register for an annual symposium you won’t want to miss. On March 16th from 10am-1pm CT, we are hosting a virtual symposium featuring a series of expert speakers who will discuss the impact of the pandemic on the experiences of families living with dementia and their care. The symposium, titled “Dementia Care in the Context […]