There are many caregiver support groups located throughout the Mc Allen TX area.
If you can’t find a local support group through one of the associations or groups listed below, we suggest that you contact your local senior center, hospital, church, or visit your city government website. The Alpha-1 Foundation Support Group Network is a collective of more than 80 affiliated support groups including four Virtual Support Groups (Alpha-1 Families, Caregivers, Pre and Post-Transplant & Timely Topics).
At least two weeks prior to your appointment if possible.
Vaccinations are available at the time of surgery if needed.
What would you tell the teenage you, just starting to write? Even though you’re here in this little central Texas town, where football is king, you have other things to think about and do! Part of my process is to keep scratch sheets in every room in the house.
When I have an idea for writing, even if it seems slight or goofy, I write it down.
I was brought to this area by a marriage but have felt for many years that it is my spiritual home. The best part of being a poet is having the liberty to decide what I want to say in a poem. The worst part is that the genre of poetry is often misunderstood and that it is marginalized and neglected. My motivations for writing are various: the need to clarify something in my own mind, the need to express something heartfelt, the need to simply play with words.
Please leave your pet in its carrier in the car with the windows partially down, until you have completed ALL of the required paperwork.
These groups are dedicated to providing support, education and information to people affected by Alpha-1 and to extending the mission of the Alpha-1 Foundation.
The Alzheimer’s Association® is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
I have been a teacher much of my life, with creative writing and memoir writing my emphasis. My writing includes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, biography, and children’s books. I am always acutely aware of living in a verdant subtropical area of the United States, one where two cultures meet and comingle.
I have written extensively about the uniqueness of our surroundings, about the ecology of the land and the nature of the people on a frontier such as ours.