September 2021 Newsletter


Caregiving While Black

September 9, 2021

The Caring for the Caregiver program is an academic-service center, and we are uniquely positioned to serve our community of caregiving families. Central to our work is what we call the research-service continuum. This means that we are constantly seeking input from our community to develop and improve services to caregivers and one way we […]




Meet the Team- Dr. Kylie Meyer

September 9, 2021

Last month we began a series on getting to know our team and this month we are highlighting Dr. Kylie Meyer.  Read more about Caring for the Caregiver team member Dr. Kylie Meyer below. Hello! My name is Kylie Meyer. I am a gerontological researcher at the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing Caring […]



SA Amigos Memory Café ~ Massage Therapy

September 9, 2021

Join the SA Amigos virtual Memory Cafe on Monday, September 20th for this special online social gathering for families impacted by dementia!  Massage therapist, Carmen Moreno, will guide us in the basics of massage therapy and will also share some tips for destressing with touch. Our special guest is Carmen Moreno, a licensed massage therapist, […]


Caregiving at the End of Life

September 9, 2021

Join us for a virtual presentation hosted by the Caring for the Caregiver program on Thursday, September 9, 2-3:30 pm.  This presentation of the Essentials of Caregiving “Caregiving at the End of Life” will discuss how caregivers can prepare for their loved one’s end-of-life needs.  During this session, attendees will hear from certified bereavement facilitator, […]



Awarded as Texas’ National Institute on Aging (NIA) Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

September 9, 2021

“We are bringing expert care to Texas as the state’s only nationally designated center of excellence for dementia care and research.” The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, working in close collaboration, were announced Sept. 9 as a new National Institute on Aging (NIA)-designated […]




World Alzheimer’s Disease Month – Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s

September 8, 2021

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise dementia awareness and challenge stigma. Each year, Alzheimer’s and dementia associations, alongside all those involved in the treatment, care, and support of people with dementia, from around the world unite to organize advocacy and information provision events, as well as Memory Walks and fundraising days.  […]




Visit Our YouTube Channel

August 9, 2021

Did you know that you can find many of our presentations on video by visiting our YouTube Channel? If not that’s ok we have included a link for you to click on and visit our page.  You will find caregiver tips, videos of recorded presentations, and much more. To visit our page click on this […]




Dementia Friendly San Antonio Community Outreach

July 2, 2021

The mission of Dementia Friendly San Antonio is to build an inclusive community where everyone touched by dementia is respected, engaged, and supported.  We will achieve this by creating sustainable partnerships to facilitate change across our community. Recently a special DFSA Action Committee created a resource designed to help caregivers and persons living with dementia […]




Connect with us

October 9, 2020

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Newsletters

July 27, 2020

This month we highlight family caregiver advocate Linda Sendaula. Linda Sendaula describes herself as a "professional volunteer". It is a title she fully embraces. As a professional volunteer, she works in only one area, education for caregivers of individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias. Her choice for volunteer work was not accidental. Like [...]