November 2020 Newsletter

Caregiving Around the Clock

November 3, 2020

During National Caregiver month we recognize that caregiving is 24-hours a day/7-days a week job.  Caring for someone around the clock can crowd out other important areas of life, not to mention the unexpected events that pop-up. Caregivers often forget to take care of themselves as more and more responsibilities pile up. Let’s discuss a […]

Caregiving a Full-Time Job

November 3, 2020

This month we celebrate family caregivers and the love and dedication of caring for a loved one living with dementia. In this feature story, we highlight a caregiver who lovingly cares for his mother Maria.  After his mother was diagnosed with dementia, Dallas resident Tech Guerrero left his job to become her full-time care partner. […]

Staying Socially Engaged

November 3, 2020

The SA Amigos Memory Cafe Welcomes You! Living with dementia doesn’t always have to focus on the “can’ts”. The SA Amigos Memory Café is focused on what we can do. We can smile, we can create, we can play, we can love, we can celebrate, and we can connect. At a time when COVID-19 makes […]

New Grief and Loss Support Group

November 3, 2020

Join Melissa Flores, LPC and Angela Torres, LMSW with the UT Health San Antonio Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases for a peer and professionally led group focusing on navigating grief in the later stages of caregiving and after.  Grief is a normal response to learning of a loved one’s diagnosis or their […]

Virtual Caregiver Summit

October 30, 2020

Family caregivers and professionals are invited to join a no-cost event accessible by using a smartphone, computer, or by calling in. Register here

This fall, keep your resolve

October 30, 2020

Daily Study of Caregiving Relationships and Health

October 30, 2020

Please help us to learn more about how caregiving relationships may affect caregivers’ health! If you provide care for a spouse who was diagnosed with dementia in the last year, you may be eligible to participate in a study that will help us improve our services at Caring for the Caregiver. All study activities can […]

November is National Family Caregiver Month

October 30, 2020

The Caring for the Caregiver program at UT Health San Antonio recognizes the time and commitment that goes into being a family caregiver and during the month of November we wish to stop and reflect on the courageous efforts of caregivers. From Caring for the Caregiver Director, Dr. Carole White: We are proud to recognize […]

Essentials of Caregiving – Navigating Challenging Behaviors

October 9, 2020

The Navigating Challenging Behaviors session will provide helpful strategies and tools to support you, as a caregiver, as your loved one’s behavior might begin to change and vary. Please join us for a facilitated presentation and discussion hosted by the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing’s Caring for the Caregiver Program.  This presentation will give you […]