Family Eldercare Fan Drive

The Summer Fan Drive provides new
box and oscillating fans to seniors, adults with disabilities, and families
with children in Central Texas.

While a fan is a simple object,
the impact of this program is monumental on the health and well-being of recipients.
especially the medically fragile, very old, or very young. Fans, which can
lower the body’s temperature by […]

Finding Long-Term Services

Are you an older adult and/or do
you have a disability and need help finding resources or long-term care
services? Call or visit the Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Capital
Area to speak with a trained professional navigator and person-centered
counselors about:

In-Home Support Services Home and Congregate Meal Programs Housing and […]

Handy Wheels

Meals on Wheels Central Texas’
Handy Wheels program provides minor, safety-related home repairs and
improvements for older adults and people with disabilities. 

Volunteers install bathroom grab
bars, repair door bells, change light bulbs, and more. 

These safety-related small repairs make a big difference in the lives of the homebound people served by Meals on Wheels Central Texas. The […]

Senior Home Safety Program

Elderly falls attribute to a
significant amount of both dispatches and transports to the Emergency Room when
compared to other traumatic call types and a large percentage of these falls
occur in the home. 

Austin-Travis County EMS has a
team of trained personnel who conduct FREE home safety assessments to identify
potential risks and hazards for slips, trips and falls in […]

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