March 2021 Newsletter

Virtual/Phone Caregiver Support Group

March 5, 2021

Join the Alzheimer’s Association for a Virtual/Phone Caregiver Support Group This support group is hosted by Meals on Wheels San Antonio and is held every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10 am to 11 am. To register for the group click here or call 800-272-3900  

What to expect after a diagnosis

March 4, 2021

Last month the Caring for the Caregiver program hosted a very special Essentials of Caregiving session that included a panel discussion made up of professionals, caregivers, and persons living with dementia.  During this session, we discussed tips on how to manage the emotional impact of receiving a diagnosis and what to expect after the diagnosis.  […]

Lessons Learned from Grandma

March 4, 2021

Enjoy this beautiful story from the Alzheimer’s Association’s e-news newsletter.  Do you want to receive this newsletter and learn more about your local Alzheimer’s Association, if so click this link Subscribe to the Alzheimer’s Association Newsletter To connect with the South Texas Alzheimer’s Association contact the office at San Antonio & South Texas Chapter or […]

SA Amigos Memory Cafe invites you

March 4, 2021

SA Amigos Memory Café: Celebrating the Spring Equinox! Celebrate the coming Spring with the SA Amigos on March 15th! We will host a conversational game with a Spring theme. This monthly social event is for persons living with dementia and family caregivers who want to take a short break from day-to-day life, slow down, and […]

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 […]

Let the rest of the world go by

March 4, 2021

“We’ll find perfect peace, where joys never cease – somewhere beneath the starry sky,” we sing every Friday morning, “We’ll build a sweet little nest somewhere in the west, and let the rest of the world go by.” (Let the Rest of the World Go By, lyricist, J. Keirn Brennan) It does feel like the […]

Aging Healthy RGV

March 4, 2021

Join UT Rio Grande Valley for virtual programs in English and Spanish. All resources, classes, participation, and registration are free. Virtual Zumba and Yoga Virtual Games & Prizes Self-Care and Wellness Health and Nutrition Las clases, participaci eón y el registro son gratuitos Inscríbase hoy mismo, ¡Es Gratis! Zumba Y Yoga Virtual Juegos Y Premios Virtuales […]

Salud America! gets $650,000 Genentech grant to bring more Latinos into cancer, Alzheimer’s research

March 1, 2021

Salud America! gets $650,000 Genentech grant to bring more Latinos into cancer, Alzheimer’s research   Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio gets $650,000 Genentech grant to bring more Latinos into cancer, Alzheimer’s research

Your COVID-19 vaccine questions answered

March 1, 2021

Your COVID-19 vaccine questions answered with Dr. Amelie Ramirez

Caregiving Series: Tools to Navigate the Caregiving Role

January 6, 2021

Join us for a series of presentations that will provide you with education and information about resources to support you in your caregiving role. The Caring for the Caregiver program supports family caregivers through education, research, and practice.  We provide classes and workshops for family caregivers to build confidence and resilience in caregiving. To register for […]