10 Tips for Family Caregivers

In honor of National Family Caregivers Month here are 10 tips for Family Caregivers.

Seek support from other caregivers. You are not alone!
Take care of your own health so that you can be strong enough to take care of your loved one.
Accept offers of help and suggest specific things people can do to help you.
Learn how to […]

Mike’s Place at Meals on Wheels

Mike’s Place is a program of Meals on Wheels Central Texas. It is a fun time for individuals with dementia and a source of support and rest (respite) for the family members who are caring for them. Everyone, the participants, the volunteers, the staff, have felt touched by this program. The participants are excited about coming, […]

HealthSense Hospice

Become a patient support volunteer!
As a volunteer, you could provide companionship to the patient and/or respite relief to the primary caregiver who often time is a family member. You could also read to the patient, play games, watch TV, listen to music, running errands, and more.
Volunteer Training will be provided that covers the hospice philosophy […]

Caregiver Resource Guide

The Aging Services Council of Central Texas is a strong, effective network of individuals and organizations who work together to ensure that older adults and caregivers have the information and services they need to support themselves and family members as they age.
The Aging Services Council provides a Resource Guide for Caregivers and below is the […]

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