September 2020 Newsletter

Learning Skills Together

September 2, 2020

Join the Caring for the Caregiver Program for an updated version of the Skills Training Workshop program, called Learning Skills Together. Learning Skills Together is a 2-week course that is delivered by video conference (Zoom) over 4 sessions. Each session will be 1.5 hours. During this program, topics covered will include transfer/fall prevention, home safety, […]


Essentials of Caregiving – Planning for the Future

September 2, 2020

We designed this session is for caregivers and family members to discuss the importance of making a plan for the future, as well as some of the decisions you will need to make related to care, including advance care planning. As a participant, you can share and reflect with others on their experiences while also […]


Connect with us

September 2, 2020

Stay in touch with us between newsletters. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @UTCaregivers Email us at UTCaregivers@UTHealthSA.org Call us at 210-450-8862 www.utcaregivers.org    



Caregiver writes a song, shares story about life with dementia

September 1, 2020

Listen to this waltz written by a caregiver who put her creative talents to work to share the story of a person living with dementia. Listen to the Sunset Waltz by Sybille Tuuha.




SA Amigos Memory Cafe: Virtual Clowns!

September 1, 2020

This month we are getting silly with clowns! The Virtual Clowning Program from the University of South California will be clowning around at the SA Amigos Memory Cafe. About this Event All are welcome at the SA Amigos Memory Cafe! Join us for this free, bilingual, dementia-friendly event. This month is hosted by the Medical […]



Respite Relief for Military & Veteran Caregivers

September 1, 2020

The Elizabeth Dole Foundation has officially joined forces with CareLinx and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to launch Respite Relief for Military and Veteran Caregivers, a new program that will offer caregivers access to no-cost, short-term relief during the COVID-19 crisis. CareLinx is powering the emergency fund with a generous contribution of $1 million […]


Virtual Grace Notes Community Choir

September 1, 2020

Register and see details. On Fridays from 10:30-11:45am, Amy Standridge hosts Grace Notes Community Choir rehearsals online via Zoom.  The choir is designed for people living with dementia and their families.  No experience is necessary, just join and have fun! “Tech support” is available to help anyone who needs assistance downloading the Zoom app or […]


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Listening to the voices of stakeholders to identify research priorities for dementia care

September 1, 2020

Family care partners, people living with dementia, and all others with an interest in dementia care and research are invited to attend this free virtual event. Register and see details. During this meeting, we will: •Hear from experts in person and family-centered dementia care and research •Learn ways that we can support people to live […]




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