July 2021 Newsletter


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 […]




Books written for persons with dementia

July 2, 2021

Living with dementia does not mean your loved one’s reading ability is lost forever. They can still enjoy reading books independently during the early and mid-stages of their diagnosis.  Even when cognitive decline worsens, your loved one may still enjoy having you read aloud with them.  Here are some wonderful books for persons living with […]




Dementia Friendly San Antonio Community Outreach

July 2, 2021

The mission of Dementia Friendly San Antonio is to build an inclusive community where everyone touched by dementia is respected, engaged, and supported.  We will achieve this by creating sustainable partnerships to facilitate change across our community. Recently a special DFSA Action Committee created a resource designed to help caregivers and persons living with dementia […]




Caregiver Voices

July 2, 2021

My name is Denise.  I am a caregiver for my Mom who has Alzheimer’s dementia.  I have been my mom’s sole caregiver for 3 ½ years.  I did not realize it had been that long until I counted the years/months for this article.  Mom and Dad told me that my Mom had Alzheimer’s, but I […]




Virtual Essentials of Caregiving

July 2, 2021

Join us this summer for the Essentials of Caregiving held on the second Thursday of the month from 2-3:30pm CST.  These two summer sessions will be held virtually over Zoom. July 8: Understanding a Diagnosis of Dementia  This session is a supportive and safe environment where you can openly share your concerns and questions about […]




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 […]




Community Partner Spotlight – Biggs Institute

July 2, 2021

Now everyone can be a part of finding a cure. The Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases brought the region’s first brain bank to learn more about aging from healthy volunteers and those diagnosed with dementia. Now the institute is expanding their understanding of dementia to include blood, online cognitive quizzes and other […]



[Update] SA Amigos Memory Café: July

July 2, 2021

The SA Amigos Memory Cafe is canceled for the month of July.  Please join one of the other amazing Memory Cafes across Texas. Click on the link below to see a list of Memory Cafe’s in Texas. Texas Memory Cafe Network Flyer_Final To register for the Ardent Courts Memory Cafe click on the picture.  



Looking for Volunteers – Silver Connect

June 5, 2021

A message from our partners at San Antonio Oasis Lifelong Adventure: Many people, as they get older, find themselves with fewer regular and positive interactions with other people. Family, friends, and social connections that once brought a sense of purpose and connection can leave us feeling empty by their loss. Whether it be loss through […]




Did you know?

June 5, 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 […]