Salud America! gets $650,000 Genentech grant to bring more Latinos into cancer, Alzheimer’s research

March 1, 2021

Salud America! gets $650,000 Genentech grant to bring more Latinos into cancer, Alzheimer’s research   Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio gets $650,000 Genentech grant to bring more Latinos into cancer, Alzheimer’s research

Your COVID-19 vaccine questions answered

March 1, 2021

Your COVID-19 vaccine questions answered with Dr. Amelie Ramirez

February: A month to reflect on love and relationships

February 5, 2021

February is the month of love and relationships. To celebrate, we’d like to reflect on how relationships affect our health. Our hearts metaphorically flourish when we are surrounded by people we love and with whom we exchange warm touches, kind words, and demonstrations of caring. On the other hand, our hearts and cardiovascular health are […]

Tony Bennett: Alzheimer’s and Caregiving

February 4, 2021

A new AARP article published this week highlights the importance of the caregiver for a person living with dementia. Caregiving can often be seen as a one-way street but in this article written by John Colapinto, Tony’s primary caregiver, his wife Susan, is mentioned throughout the entire article empowering Tony to be an active participant in […]

Coming in March – Dementia care during a pandemic

February 4, 2021

The Caring for the Caregiver program presents “Dementia Care in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Impact for Families” Individuals living with dementia, family caregiver, health care, and other professionals are encouraged to attend this online symposium.  Save the date to attend this one of a kind symposium on Tuesday, March 16th from 10am-1 […]

COVID-19 Variants

February 4, 2021

As news spreads about COVID-19 variants, vaccines are still effective and precautions are still needed, experts say… As news spreads throughout the U.S.experts continue to remind the public it is important to get your COVID-19 vaccine.  The COVID-19 vaccines, like flu shots, strongly protect against multiple strains of the coronavirus. Click here to read the […]

COVID-19 Support

February 4, 2021

COVID-19: An interview with Dr. Fauci

February 4, 2021

Join Katie Brandt, Co-Chair of the NAPA Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care and Services for the Massachusetts General Hospital Fronteral Temporal Disorders unit as she interviews Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director at the National Institue for Allergy and Infectious Diseases on the impact of COVID-19 for persons living with dementia. Topics covered in the interview […]

Memory Cafes are filled with love

February 4, 2021

Register today and join us for a very special memory cafe filled with lots of love and singing! This month’s SA Amigos memory cafe attendees will enjoy a morning filled with LOVE!  We will have tons of fun listening to and chatting about our favorite love songs.  We will even play a bit of music […]

Need a hug

February 4, 2021

We all need a hug sometimes but the recent pandemic has made it difficult to give and receive hugs from friends, family, and even the occasional stranger. However, studies show that a hug can help ease stress and even possibly boost your immune system.  A study conducted at Carnegie Mellon examined how stress and social […]