August 2021 Newsletter

Caregiver Voices

August 9, 2021

This month we highlight family caregiver advocate Linda Sendaula. Linda Sendaula describes herself as a “professional volunteer”. It is a title she fully embraces. As a professional volunteer, she works in only one area, education for caregivers of individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias. Her choice for volunteer work was not accidental. Like […]

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 […]

Creating Opportunities for Persons with Dementia

July 26, 2021

My name is Ashlie Glassner, RN, and I am a nursing PhD student at UT Health San Antonio. I’ve been a nurse for 8 years, with the majority of my experience in critical care. I spent many years taking care of patients living with dementia. However, it wasn’t until my father had dementia symptoms that […]

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 […]