Caregiver Conversations, March 21st at 1:30 PM
Caregiver Conversations

Clinical social worker, Joan Asseff, LCSW-S, will facilitate each Caregiver Conversations meeting, including relevant discussion questions to help attendees share experiences, barriers, strategies, and much more. Please register below for these supportive, solution-focused conversations about caring for their loved ones living with dementia. Registration space is limited, so register today for our next session on Tuesday, March 21st, at 1:30 PM.

16th Annual Missions 5K: 1K Run & Walk for Alzheimer's
Missions 5K racers
Missions 5K race
Spring Walk for Alzheimer's Texas
Missions 5K | 1K Run & Walk for Alzheimer's

Join us at the 16th Annual Missions 5K Run | Walk for Alzheimer's sponsored by St. James Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday, March 25, at 9:00 AM. Please see the event page for more information.

Date & Time:
Sat, March 25, 2023, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

3417 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Austin, TX 78721

In Texas, over 380,000 people 65 and older have Alzheimer's disease. The Missions 5K & 1K Run & Walk is a community event and all proceeds benefit Alzheimer's Texas. 100% of the proceeds stay locally here in Central Texas.

We look forward to seeing you there!

St. James Missionary Baptist Church

The 16th Annual Missions 5K Run Walk for Alzheimer's presented by HEB on March 25, 2023, boasts a great course packed with incentives.

  • Customized Dri-Fit T-Shirts
  • Customized Finisher Medals
  • Customized BIBS
  • Individual Runner Awards (Male and Female)
  • Age Division Placement Medal Awards (Male and Female)
  • USA Track & Field Certified Course
  • All Participants are Chip Timed

St. James Missionary Baptist Church provides placement medals for age divisions up to 70+ (male and female), Elite Runner (Fastest Time), Elite Male Runner, Elite Female Runner, and Masters (female and male).

ALZ Talk Series: All About ALZ, hosted by Joan Aseff, LCSW-S

All About ALZ with Joan Asseff, LCSW-S

Join us for monthly informational meetings led by Joan Asseff, LCSW-S.

View the full "All About ALZ" presentation series on our YouTube channel. Or, explore individual topics from recent meetings below:

  • Effectively Coping with Alzheimer's Mood and Behavioral Symptoms: Video and Slides (PDF)
  • Living with Pandemic Stress: Tools for Dementia Caregivers: Video and Slides (PDF)
  • Transitioning Out of Community-Based Respite Care: When and How: Video and Slides (PDF)
  • Navigating a Short-Term Stay in a Skilled Nursing Facility: Key Strategies for Caregivers: Video and Slides (PDF)
  • Cultivating Joy and Resilience During the Holidays: Tips for Caregivers: Video and Slides (PDF)
  • Advance Care Planning 101: Video and Slides (PDF)
  • Coping with Anticipatory Grief: Video and Slides (PDF)
  • Selecting the Right Level of Care: Video and Slides (PDF)
  • Utilizing Home Health Services: Video and Slides (PDF)
  • Deciding When It's Time for Hospice or Palliative Care: Video and Slides (PDF)
  • Using Validation and Reminiscence to Support People Living with Dementia: Video and Slides (PDF)
  • Practicing Mindfulness - Strategies for Dementia Caregivers: Video and Slides (PDF)
  • Talking to Family Members and Friends About a Dementia Diagnosis: Video and Slides (PDF)
  • Benefits of Horticultural Therapy for People Living with Dementia: Video and Slides (PDF)
  • Benefits of Exercise for People Living with Dementia: Video and Slides (PDF)

If you have questions or would like to be informed about upcoming meeting dates, please contact [email protected].

Alzheimer's Texas Walks
Get Ready to Walk with Alzheimer's Texas

We need your help to give ALZ the boot! We are so excited to be able to hold our Alzheimer's Texas Walks! Our walks are the only Alzheimer's walks fundraisers where 100% of the funds you raise stays in Texas. Join us to raise awareness about Alzheimer's and related disorders, support families currently facing the disease, honor those we have lost.

Form a team, grab a friend, gather your family and walk for fun to help support our caregiver educational programs.

Join us in person to walk! Bring out your family, friends, and loved ones to show support and rally together to fight against Alzheimer's disease!

100% privately funded. We're thankful for our community partners!

St. David's Foundation
Moody 2
Alice Kleberg
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Who We Are

Alzheimer’s Texas provides information, referrals, and a variety of support programs for those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and their family members, caregivers and professionals. Alzheimer's Texas has proudly served Central Texas since 1982.  We are a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, ID# 74-2286105.

Our programs include 24/7 Helpline, Consultations, Education, Training, Early Stage Support, Caregiver Support, and Community Respite Development.