July 2022 Newsletter


🎨 ReCollections: Art Conversations

July 6, 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 […]




♥ Lotería at the SA Amigos Memory Cafe

July 5, 2022

Join the SA Amigos Memory Cafe for another game of virtual LoterĂ­a! Monday, July 18th, 2022 10:00-11:00AM (CDT) Register by Friday July 7th to request that you receive your playing cards via USPS mail. Anyone who registers after July 7th will need to print their own cards from home. Register for LoterĂ­a Return to newsletter […]



[Register!] CONFIDENCE: Financial education for caregivers

July 5, 2022

Caregivers to persons living with dementia spend over $10,000/year on the out-of-pocket costs of caregiving. These expenses include medications, home modification, transportation, and more. Compared to non-Latino caregivers, Latino families spend a far greater proportion of their incomes on out-of-pocket care expenses. CONFIDENCE is a 5-part, weekly group program that will be offered jointly by […]



Loneliness, Alzheimer’s and the need for a national conversation [TEDx]

July 4, 2022

Recently Susan Frick, MSW, LSW with the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center gave a TEDx talk on Loneliness and Alzheimer’s Disease. Susan graduated from Elmhurst University in 1985, received her master’s degree in Social Work from Loyola University of Chicago, and has worked in the field of Alzheimer’s disease since 1987. Watch the video here This […]




[Register!] Dementia Caregiver Seminars with Arden Courts

July 4, 2022

Attend these two free caregiver seminars hosted by Arden Courts of San Antonio on Wednesday July 27, 2022. Location: Woodland Baptist Church 15315 Huebner Road San Antonio, TX 78248 Seminar 1 “Understanding the Stages of Dementia” 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. During this event, Tam Cummings will focus on how to track the dementia process […]




đź’¬ Caregiver Resources & Conversation

July 4, 2022

Join us for this in-person presentation about resources in partnership with the Caring for the Caregiver Program and Grace Place Graceful Gatherings. This session will cover how to access important community resources to support caregivers and their families. Learn about local non-profit, private, and government resources. Experts with professional and personal experience will be available […]




Summer Reading – books about dementia for Kids

March 4, 2021

Dementia can make a big impact on the entire family, including kids and teens. Younger family members will most likely have questions about what is going on with their loved one because dementia can be a hard concept to understand.   Dementia affects the person’s brain and they may forget, get confused, and may have trouble […]




August 2022 Newsletter

July 27, 2020