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DEMENTIA CARE WARRIORS

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. 

about us

Dementia Care  Warriors is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to provide non-medical assistance and resources to caregivers caring for those living with Alzheimer's and related dementia. 

5.8

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

  • It's Time to Talk: Navigating Dementia and Palliative Care in the African American Community
    Dec 20, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    To RSVP: tinyurl.com/TalkAA21
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  • Health and Wellness Lunch and Learn: Let's Talk Dementia
    Nov 17, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Zoom
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  • October Caregiver Support Group Happy Hour
    Oct 07, 2021, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM GMT+3
    Dallas, 331 Singleton Blvd #100, Dallas, TX 75212, USA
    Join us for a monthly support group for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer's or related dementia.
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  • Titan Tuesdays: Nutrition & Dementia
    Tue, Sep 14
    instagram.com/carewarriors
    Sep 14, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    instagram.com/carewarriors
    An informative conversation about nutrition and dementia...
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  • Revive Refresh: Virtual Workshop for Alzheimer's Caregivers
    Aug 28, 2021, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Reviverefresh.org
    Get ready for a day of learning, empowerment and fun with practical workshops and dynamic & engaging speakers!
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  • Titan Tuesdays: Senior Living 101
    Tue, Aug 10
    Facebook Live
    Aug 10, 2021, 7:00 PM
    Facebook Live
    What you should know about senior housing....
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  • Pursuing Health Equity in Alzheimer's and All Other Dementia
    Jun 03, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    http://bit.ly/ALZBNR
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  • Titan Tuesdays: Black Alzheimer's Brain Study
    Tue, Mar 30
    facebook.com/carewarriors
    Mar 30, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
    facebook.com/carewarriors
    Pat Bailey of She Ages Well and Dr. Leigh Johnson from the UNT Health Science Center join us to discuss the recently launched Black Alzheimer's Brain Study.
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  • TItan Tuesdays: Caregiver Mental Health
    Tue, Nov 24
    facebook.com/carewarriors
    Nov 24, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CST
    facebook.com/carewarriors
    Professional Counselor Bronwynn Lucas joins us to discuss the mental and emotional effects of caregiving and how to cope with these effects in our daily lives.
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  • Saturday Social: Karaoke!
    Sat, Mar 28
    Vetted Well
    Mar 28, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Vetted Well, 1005 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75215, USA
    A fun social outing for caregivers AND their loved one!
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  • Saturday Night Out! Paint and Sip
    Sat, Feb 29
    Location is TBD
    Feb 29, 2020, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    A fun and social outing for caregivers AND their loved one!
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  • She Ages Well Symposium on Aging
    Sat, Oct 26
    Friendship-West Baptist Church
    Oct 26, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Friendship-West Baptist Church, 2020 W Wheatland Rd, Dallas, TX 75232, USA
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  • African-American Caregiver Forum
    Sat, Aug 03
    Good Street Baptist Church
    Aug 03, 2019, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Good Street Baptist Church, 3110 Bonnie View Rd, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Join us and the Alzheimer's Association for a Caregiver Education Forum especially for those dealing with Alzheimer's and related Dementia The event is FREE and breakfast and lunch are provided.
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RESOURCES

A collection of resources including websites, books and products that have proven useful for other

care warriors.

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Faces of

Care Warriors

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