Educational and supportive resources

It takes a team of caregivers and health care professionals to provide the best dementia care.

We provide educational and supportive resources for patients, family members and health care professionals to help support you.

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Support programs

Support Groups

Dementia is a progressive disease that brings many emotions for the patient and their loved ones.
We offer a variety of free, online support groups for people with dementia and their caregivers to support you throughout the diagnosis.

ReCollections: Art Conversations with the San Antonio Museum of Art

Join us for online facilitated conversations inspired by works of art in the museum’s collection to encourage reminiscing and storytelling.

Virtual Gentle Yoga

Physical activity has a number of benefits for those living with dementia and their caregivers. This class will provide you an opportunity to engage in gentle physical exercise from the comfort of your own home.

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Memory and Music

Enjoy live musical performances that are staffed by our health care team members and volunteers to provide you a supportive and comfortable environment.

Educational programs

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Caring for the Caregiver

Resources for family caregivers of people living with dementia by the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing. The program works to improve quality of life for caregivers through classes, workshops and social events.

Dialogue on Dementia

Learn about groundbreaking research on the onset and advancement of dementia in open discussion with world-renowned physicians and scientists.

South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference

In partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, the Biggs Institute presents a conference for the general public and health care professionals to learn the latest discoveries in dementia.

Grand Rounds

Health care students and professionals are invited to join us for clinical case discussion featuring world-renowned physicians and scientists.

‘Dementia Friendly City’ proclamation urges inclusion, support

With more than 390,000 Texans age 65 or older living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias, and expected to increase nearly 30% by 2025, there is a pressing need for inclusive communities that support families touched by the degenerative diseases.

San Antonio was the third Texas city to earn the designation “Dementia Friendly City” by having a community grassroots effort working to welcome and support those with the condition, and provide helpful resources to caregivers.

Learn more about the designation