May 2022 Newsletter


Mosaics in the Park – Dementia Friendly Texas Memory Café Network

June 7, 2022

Mosaics in the park was a great success! In case you missed it we had a wonderful time last month at the Dementia Friendly Texas Memory Cafe. Enjoy these pictures from the #MemoryCafe event in May hosted by Caring for the Caregiver (SA Amigos Memory Cafe), Alzheimer’s Association: San Antonio & South Texas (Forget-Me-Nots), and […]




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. […]




Mosaics in the Park – Dementia Friendly Texas Memory Café Network

May 3, 2022

Make mosaics in the park [In-Person] with the Texas Memory Cafe Network! About this event This is a dementia friendly in-person gathering to enjoy cognitively engaging activities with other families impacted by dementia. Supplies, snacks, and drinks will be provided. Registration is limited so reserve your spot today! COVID-19: Please practice mindful and respectful COVID-19 etiquette […]




Dementia Friendly Library Series

May 3, 2022

Join Dementia Friendly San Antonio and the City of San Antonio Public Libraries for a series of classes on topics related to Dementia. This Dementia Friendly San Antonio initiative has teamed up with the City of San Antonio Public Libraries to bring you a series of classes focused on dementia. To register click HERE.  




Nadie debería enfrentarse al Alzheimer solo

May 3, 2022

¿Sabía que la Asociación de Alzheimer tiene muchos recursos para cuidadores en español? Visite el sitio web de la Asociación de Alzheimer para obtener más información.   NUESTRA VISIÓN: Un mundo sin Alzheimer y todas las demás demencias® Un mundo sin la enfermedad de Alzheimer y todas las demás demencias Conformada en 1980, la Alzheimer’s […]




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 […]




NeuViCare™ from Amicus Brain Innovations for Dementia Care

May 3, 2022

Reduce Complexity. Save Time. Improve Quality of Life Are you a care partner for a person living with dementia, interested in participating in research to improve caregiver experience and wellbeing? Amicus Brain Innovations (www.amicusbrain.com) is making their NeuViCare™ technology available to eligible caregivers, free of charge for three months as part of a study we […]




May is National Older Americans Month

May 3, 2022

Older adults play vital, positive roles in our communities – as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members of the workforce, and more. Just as every person is unique, so too is how they age and how they choose to do it – and there is no “right” way. That’s why the theme for […]




Recognizing Older Americans and Employment

May 3, 2022

“Age My Way”: Celebrating Older Americans Month with the Start of a New Financial Education Program at Caring for the Caregiver Are you asking yourself these questions?  What do you want your life to look like as you grow older? With which friends and family do you surround yourself? How do you stay involved with […]




Caregiver SOS program – Aging in the 21st Century

May 3, 2022

Programs offered by the Caregiver SOS program through the Caregiver Teleconnection program. The Caregiver Teleconnection program has one-hour conference calls, at no cost. These sessions cover a wide range of interesting topics related to the care you provide to your loved one. You can get expert advice, ask questions and talk to other people who […]