June 2022 Newsletter

“Conversando con Los Cuidadores”

June 7, 2022

“Conversando con Los Cuidadores” es una serie de videos cortos que ofrecen consejos prácticos de cuidadores familiares reales que cuidan a personas con demencia. Al enfatizar el papel y las experiencias de los cuidadores, los videos pretenden ayudar a los espectadores a manejar los desafíos comunes del cuidado.  Los videos fueron desarrollados por el Global […]



Learning Skills Together Program for Latino/Hispanic Family Caregivers

June 7, 2022

Family caregivers take on complex care for their family members/friends with a diagnosis of dementia, often without any training. We are conducting interviews with Latino/Hispanic family caregivers to learn their experiences of providing care. The interviews will last approximately one hour. Interviews will be conducted by telephone or through Zoom. Each participant will receive a […]




Essentials of Caregiving – Legal and Financial Planning

June 7, 2022

Join us for the Essentials of Caregiving in person on Thursday, June 9 from 10-11:30. As a caregiver, you will need to plan for future decisions, and many decisions are not easy.  Planning for future needs and the unexpected isn’t easy and frankly, it can be scary and overwhelming.  You have many scenarios to consider […]




Let’s Dance – SA Amigos Memory Café

June 7, 2022

Let’s learn something new together.  This month the SA Amigos Memory Cafe will be offering a special session Join us for a special online event where we will dance together with professional dancer & instructor, Dr. Daria Neidre. This activity will be adapted for those who need to remain seated. This is a dementia-friendly event. […]




What If It’s Not Alzheimer’s

June 7, 2022

My husband, age 50, was the architect of the Memphis City schools, president of the soccer association, our homeowner’s association, our college alumni association, and a commander in the Naval Reserve. Within a year he had lost his job and was no longer involved with any community organizations. I felt in my gut that something […]




Call for Art: Share Creative Works

June 7, 2022

Call for Art: Share Creative Works and Help Document “How COVID-19 Has Impacted Our Lives” A team of faculty and students at Michigan State University is working to make inclusive and accessible creative collections that document how people are using creativity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded project “Creativity in the Time […]




Opportunity to Inform Future Research

May 5, 2022

We are conducting focus groups with families impacted by dementia to learn what is important in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias research. These focus groups will be conducted to support research at the newly designated South Texas Alzheimer’s Center, funded by the National Institute of Aging as well as the Caring for the Caregiver Program. […]




Twenty-Four Seven: A podcast about caregiving

May 3, 2022

The Texas Public Radio podcast,  “Twenty-Four Seven: A Podcast About Caregiving,” presents a thoughtful and helpful tool offering guidance to families and friends with loved ones experiencing dementia. In season one of the podcast, longtime NPR journalist Kitty Eisele explored her experience of becoming a parent to her parent as she became a full-time caregiver for […]




August 2022 Newsletter

July 27, 2020