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DEMENTIA CARE WARRIORS

The mission of Dementia Care Warriors is to provide non-medical assistance and resources to family caregivers caring for those living with Alzheimer's and related dementia. 

Care Warrior /ˈker ˈwôrēər/ 

An individual who takes care of a person who is not able to care for themselves. Care Warriors are CAREGIVERS, ADVOCATES and CHAMPIONS for their loved one. They may assume the roles of nurse, doctor, financial counselor, chef, dietitian, pharmacist, activity director, miracle worker, valet, housekeeper, companion, legal advisor, mind reader, spiritual advisor, administrative assistant and stylist. Care warriors possess high levels of patience and unconditional love and are resilient, consistent and flexible. Sense of humor required. 

RESPITE

SCHOLARSHIPS

Our Respite Scholarship allows families to take a "break for a day" by providing financial assistance to cover the costs of respite care. 

EDUCATIONAL 

PROGRAMMING

Our community education programs provides information and resources to individuals and families affected by dementia, as well as healthcare professionals and community organizations.

COMMUNITY

BUILDING

Connect with other caregivers who know and understand through our monthly support group and social outings. 

WHAT WE DO

Caring for the Caregiver by giving you space to breathe

and the resources you need to thrive.

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Respite Scholarships

6.9

MILLION

AMERICANS

ARE LIVING

WITH

ALZHEIMER's 

DEMENTIA.

65

Every 65 seconds someone in the united states develops dementia.

1 in 3

 

 SENIORS DIE 

WITH ALZHEIMER'S OR RELATED DEMENTIA. IT KILLS MORE THAN BREAST CANCER AND PROSTATE CANCER COMBINED.

18.5

BILLION

 

 Hours of CaRE WHERE prOVIDED by 16 Million UNPAID CAREGIVERS...   with total care VALUED AT NEARLY $234 BILLION in 2018. 

Upcoming Events

  • May Caregiver Connect Meet-Up
    May Caregiver Connect Meet-Up
    Thu, May 23
    Dallas
    May 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Dallas, 331 Singleton Blvd # 100, Dallas, TX 75212, USA
    May 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Dallas, 331 Singleton Blvd # 100, Dallas, TX 75212, USA
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  • Improv for Caregivers
    Improv for Caregivers
    Sat, Apr 06
    Stomping Ground Comedy Theater
    Apr 06, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Stomping Ground Comedy Theater, 1350 Manufacturing St #109, Dallas, TX 75207, USA
    Apr 06, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Stomping Ground Comedy Theater, 1350 Manufacturing St #109, Dallas, TX 75207, USA
    Join us for this fun, interactive workshop!
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  • Spring Open House
    Spring Open House
    Sat, Mar 23
    Dallas
    Mar 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Dallas, 2803 Taylor St, Dallas, TX 75226, USA
    Mar 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Dallas, 2803 Taylor St, Dallas, TX 75226, USA
    Learn more about our mission to support dementia family caregivers and how you and/or your organization can get involved.
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  • Caregiving With Confidence: Alzhiemer's in the African-American Community
    Caregiving With Confidence: Alzhiemer's in the African-American Community
    Sat, Feb 24
    Dallas
    Feb 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Dallas, 3110 Bonnie View Rd, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Feb 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Dallas, 3110 Bonnie View Rd, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Join us for day of learning, empowerment and support.
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  • January Support Group Meet-Up
    January Support Group Meet-Up
    Wed, Jan 31
    Vidorra Grand Prairie
    Jan 31, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Vidorra Grand Prairie, 2959 S State Hwy 161, Grand Prairie, TX 75052, USA
    Jan 31, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Vidorra Grand Prairie, 2959 S State Hwy 161, Grand Prairie, TX 75052, USA
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  • Wine, Women and Dementia Documentary Screening
    Wine, Women and Dementia Documentary Screening
    Wed, Nov 29
    3535 N Hall St, Dallas, TX 75219, USA
    Nov 29, 2023, 6:30 PM CST
    3535 N Hall St, Dallas, TX 75219, USA
    Nov 29, 2023, 6:30 PM CST
    3535 N Hall St, Dallas, TX 75219, USA
    Join DCW and Belmont Village for an exclusive screening and conversation with the director Kitty Norton and cast member, Veronica Shanklin.
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Faces of
Care Warriors

A photo project

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