We understand it takes a team of family members, caregivers and health care professionals to deliver the best care. We provide educational and supportive resources to fulfill this promise using our own resources as a leading multi-disciplinary health care institution and collaborating with local agencies to promote awareness and transform the way we approach the disease.

 

Dialogue on Dementia

Learn and understand more about the multi facets of dementia including advanced related research with patient-based discussion on the onset and advancement of dementia, Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases with our educational series featuring renowned physicians and scientists specializing in the study and treatment of dementia.

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Memory and Music

Research has shown listening to music can reduce anxiety, improve cognitive function and behavior that is common in the middle-stages of dementia. Dedicated to transforming the treatment of dementia, the Biggs Institute invites all individuals with a diagnosis of dementia and their caregivers to a free admission open rehearsal with the San Antonio Symphony.

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Support groups

We recognize dementia affects more than just the patient. We offer free support groups open to anyone with a loved one diagnosed with dementia.

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Caring for the Caregiver

Focusing on support and resources for caregivers, the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing Caring for the Caregiver program aims to improve the quality of life for family caregivers and those they care for with skills training workshops.

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New programs coming soon!

We are building new partnerships in the community to bring more activities and programs to help all persons living with dementia and their caregivers feel supported with events and activities involving music, art and more.

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