June 2021 Newsletter


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 […]




Research Opportunity for Persons with Dementia

June 5, 2021

Are you a person living with dementia who is interested in participating in research? Please join us, we are a nurse researcher and person living with dementia partnering together to conduct a study with people who have dementia. We want to hear from other persons living with dementia about their experiences living with dementia, how […]




KINDER – Online Caregiver Education Program

June 5, 2021

Please Consider Participating in a Study of KINDER (Knowledge and Interpersonal Skills to Develop Exemplary Relationships), an Online Caregiver Education Program Caring for a family member who is living with dementia can place new demands on our relationships. KINDER is a program developed by researchers at the University of Southern California to help family caregivers […]




Recognizing Diverse Caregivers

June 5, 2021

The challenges of caregiving can be intensified in the LGBTQ+ community due to increased discrimination and harassment. The number of caregivers in the United States is expected to grow alongside the older adult population. Caregivers provide physical, psychological, and emotional care for another person who may be a family member, friend, or partner. Caregiving can […]




Community Partner Spotlight

June 5, 2021

Care for the Caregiver Resources Available to Alamo Area Caregivers As the 70 million “baby boomers” (those born between 1946 -1964) age and retire, their needs change; many will begin to need assistance to stay safe and healthy as they grow older. The demand for caregiver services professionals is and will continue to be an […]




Join the Movement! Become the 100,000th Dementia Friend

June 5, 2021

Nearly six million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. During Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, the Caring for the Caregiver and our partner Dementia Friendly America join with others across the country in raising awareness of dementia—and ways we can all play a role in […]




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 […]




Caring for the Caregiver – Spanish Events

June 5, 2021

Join us this month for 2 events offered in Spanish The Essentials of Caregiving series will offer a Spanish Only version of “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Memory Loss” El taller es organizado por el programa Caring for the Caregiver (Cuidando del Cuidador) de la escuela de enfermería (School of Nursing) de UT Health. Juntos aprenderemos cómo […]



Connect with us

October 9, 2020

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Newsletters

July 27, 2020

I am Laura and I was my mother's caregiver. Through my talented husband's hands, he built a "casita" on our home property, a one-bedroom cottage where my mother could live independently when we found she could no longer manage the stairs in her two-story home.  But shortly after she moved into her little casita, my [...]