August 2022 Newsletter


☀️ [Register!] Alzheimer’s Association Educational Summit August 13th

August 9, 2022

Better Together: Annual Conference on Alzheimer’s & Related Dementia Join us on Saturday, August 13 for a day of education, resources and support for professional caregivers, families caring for a loved one with dementia and for people living with dementia.  3 Free CEU’s available for nurses & social workers. REGISTER HERE  



☀️ [Register!] Memory Matters Meetup August 12th

August 8, 2022

Join us on Friday, August 12, 2022 at 10:00 AM for the next session of Memory Matters Meetup. We are excited to be back at the park! We will be meeting in-person at Morgan’s Wonderland as well as hosting a zoom option. August 12th event description Please join us in person or online! To join […]


San Antonio woman with Alzheimer’s addresses dementia amongst Latinos

August 8, 2022

Story from Spectrum News 1 By Jose Arredondo San Antonio April 2022 Watch the news piece here   Return to newsletter


Short film highlights caregivers of Latino dementia patients

August 8, 2022

Story from Spectrum News 1 By Jose Arredondo San Antonio August 2022 Watch the news piece here   Return to newsletter



Learning Skills Together Program for Latino/Hispanic Family Caregivers

August 8, 2022

Family caregivers take on complex care for family members/friends with a diagnosis of dementia, often without any training. We are conducting interviews with Latino/Hispanic family caregivers to learn their experiences of providing care. The interviews will last approximately one-hour. Interviews will be conducted by telephone or through Zoom. Each participant will receive a $25 gift […]




☀️ [Register!] Community Plática: Dementia and Latino families

August 7, 2022

Community gathering for Latino families to discuss dementia. Reunión comunitaria para platicar sobre las enfermedades de demencia. Did you know Latinos have a higher risk for Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia? But dementia research doesn’t always match what is important to Latinos. We believe research should study what we care about. If you are […]



Caregiver burnout: MSNBC Story

August 7, 2022

Author and mom Jennifer Folsom says caregiving burnout is real, and it’s important to remember who you are when you’re not taking care of everyone else. Read here



⌛️ SA Amigos Memory Cafe – August Hiatus

August 7, 2022

The SA Amigos will be taking a brief hiatus for August 2022.  We look forward to seeing you next month for our in-person Fall gathering in September! Consider visiting another Memory Cafe in the Texas Memory Cafe Network this month: Arden Courts Memory Cafe Camille’s Memory Cafe  Memory Cafe Directory   Return to newsletter   […]




❤️Home safety for caregivers of persons living with dementia

August 7, 2022

Home safety for family caregivers of persons living with dementia Caregivers can attend this presentation to learn how they can: Modify their environments to prevent falls Identify durable medical equipment for fall prevention Transfer persons living with dementia safely in their homes Join us for this in-person presentation located at MacArthur Park Lutheran, 2903 Nacogdoches, […]




☀️ [Register!] ReCollections: Online Art Conversations with SAMA

August 7, 2022

ReCollections: Art Conversations to Stimulate the Mind by the San Antonio Museum of Art August theme: “Dog Days of Summer” ReCollections brings art museum experiences to the community of people living with Alzheimer’s and dementia, as well as their families and caretakers. Sessions include facilitated conversations inspired by works of art in the Museum’s collection to encourage […]