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Educational programs for those facing Alzheimer's disease


We offer several educational programs for people diagnosed with Alzheimer's as well as their families and members of the community. Most of the below programs are free of charge. For more information about the below programs, please call 210.822.6449.


The Stress Busting Program
is for family caregivers of a loved one with dementia. The program will teach stress management techniques and relaxation/coping strategies.

More Info on the Stress Busting Program for Caregivers


The Telephone Caregiver Support Group
is for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.  The purpose is to reach those caregivers who could benefit from a support group, yet find it difficult to travel to a meeting site. 

More Info on the Telephone Support Group


COMING SOON

2014 Alzheimer's Educational Symposiums
For more information on these events, please call the San Antonio & South Texas chapter office at 210.822.6449.

Alzheimer's Association, in partnership with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) - South Texas Geriatric Education Center, is pleased to offer an educational symposium on Alzheimer's disease for healthcare professionals in the Uvalde, TX and Del Rio, TX communities.

Friday, April 11, 2014
Uvalde County Fairplex at 215 Veteran's Lane in Uvalde

Friday, May 30, 2014
City of Del Rio Civic Center at 1915 Veteran's Blvd. in Del Rio

Alzheimer's Association, in partnership with the University Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy and Texas A&M University-Kingsville College of Education Masters of Guidance and Couseling program, is pleased to offer a free educational symposium on Alzheimer's disease for both healthcare professionals and family caregivers.

Friday, April 25, 2014
Texas A&M Health Science Center Rangel College of Pharmacy at 1010 W Avenue B in Kingsville


ONGOING PROGRAMS

Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers Series
Designed to provide caregivers with the knowledge, tools and strategies needed to cope with the unique issues that come with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, this program covers information about younger onset, early stages, middle stages and late stages. See below for information on upcoming sessions about Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers - Middle Stages

Middle Stages Part 1: Tools and strategies needed to cope with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or related dementia to maintain quality of life
Thursday, March 27, 6-7:30 p.m. at Arden Courts

Middle Stages Part 2: Behavioral symptoms, wandering and keeping the person with Alzheimer's safe
Thursday, April 10, 6-7:30 p.m. at Arden Courts

Middle Stages Part 3: Finding, engaging and monitoring home care assistance with planning and other management tools for families
Thursday, April 24, 6-7:30 p.m. at Arden Courts


Early Stages Support Group
We are currently recruiting for candidates for the Early Stages Support Group, which will provide a safe and supportive environment for peers who are living with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia and are in the early stages of the disease process.  Participants will receive dementia-related education, emotional support and connections with resources so that the group members may enhance their lives in the midst of the disease. RSVP is required. 
 
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease 
 
Know the 10-Signs: Early Detection Matters


 

Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.