February 2022 Newsletter


Do you know a high school senior impacted by Alzheimer’s or dementia?

February 15, 2022

AFA’s Teen Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship provides educational funding to college-bound high school seniors who have been impacted by Alzheimer’s disease. The grand prize winner receives $5,000, with additional prizes awarded for runners-up. More than $350,000 in college scholarships have been awarded since the program’s inception. Deadline March 1, 2022 Visit AFA’s website to learn more: alzfdn.org/scholarship




Test your brain health online and help millions of families with dementia.

February 15, 2022

Take online game-like memory and thinking brain tests to advance the discovery of treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, depression, PTSD and other brain disorders. Link:https://biggsinstitute.org/power-research/brain-health-registry/  




Forget-Me-Nots Memory Café

February 15, 2022

Memory cafés can be a wonderful way for persons living with dementia and their families to engage and socialize with each other in an inclusive and welcoming environment. The Forget-Me-Nots is a virtual memory café sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and is run by volunteers. We started this memory café over a year ago, in […]




Including Latino Family Caregivers in Research

February 15, 2022

Doctoral student Sara Masoud earns $250,000 grant to partner with Latino communities for dementia care research SAN ANTONIO – Sara Masoud, MPH, a doctoral student in translational science at UT Health San Antonio and staff member at its School of Nursing, has received a nearly $250,000 Eugene Washington Engagement Award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research […]




Virtual/Phone Caregiver Support Group

February 15, 2022

Join a virtual/phone caregiver support group hosted by Grace Place Activity Centers. This support group meets every 2nd Saturday of the month and those interested in registering can call 800-272-3900 to sign up. Presented by: Alzheimer’s Association San Antonio and South Texas Chapter




Seeking Volunteers – Consider joining one of our advisory councils

January 12, 2022

Seeking Caregivers to Serve on Volunteer Councils Caring for the Caregiver Programs would not be possible without the input of caregivers like you. Since our beginning in 2017, Caring for the Caregiver services and research have been guided by caregiver voices. We continue to do this through multiple volunteer councils, such as Dementia Friendly San […]




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 2022 Newsletter

July 27, 2020