December 2020 Newsletter



Caring for the Caregiver Community Outreach Coordinator Receives Outstanding Student Award

December 5, 2020

First year Translational Science doctoral student Sara Masoud was awarded the Outstanding Student Award from the UT Health San Antonio Institute for Integration of Medicine & Science.




Program Spotlight – Biggs Support Groups

December 5, 2020

Caring for a parent with dementia is difficult and a support system can help navigate each stage of caregiving. This month our community partner Angela Torres highlights the importance of support groups. Hello!  My name is Angela Torres and I am the social worker for the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases. Along […]



Swan Lake

December 5, 2020



Impact of COVID-19 on Dementia Care

December 5, 2020

We invite you to complete a survey to assess the impact of COVID-19 on dementia care from the perspectives of individuals living with dementia, family care partners/caregivers, health and social care professionals, and researchers who support families impacted by dementia. The survey is seeking your perspective related to COVID-19 and how it has affected the […]





SA Amigos Memory Cafe Holiday Party

December 5, 2020

Get into the holiday spirit and join the SA Amigos for a fun and interactive holiday party. Join in on some friendly competition!  Get festive by decorating your space, yourself, or even your pets before joining the call!  There will be prizes given to the festivity contest winners! Board Certified Music Therapist, Amy Standridge will […]




Creating a special holiday during a pandemic

December 5, 2020

The holidays can be a joyful time of year filled with fun family get-togethers enjoying favorite traditions.   For some caregivers, it can be a time of year that is often overwhelming and stressful, especially this year as we face unique circumstances.  This year give yourself permission to change it up a bit and relax the […]




Learning Skills Together: A Workshop for Caregivers

September 2, 2020

Join the Caring for the Caregiver Program for the Learning Skills Together workshop. The Learning Skills Together workshop is a 2-week course that is delivered by video conference (Zoom) over 4 sessions.  Each session lasts approximately 1.5 hours.  During this program, caregivers will learn valuable skills to help support you in your caregiving role. Topics […]



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September 2, 2020

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