Free Caregiver Seminar

AGE of Central Texas will host the free caregiver support seminar “Partnering with Your Siblings to Better Care for Your Parents” on Saturday, February 10th, in Lakeway, and sponsored by the Austin Senior Resource Alliance. Part of the on-going workshop series to help family members effectively care for an older loved one, the free seminar […]

Fall Prevention Coach Training

A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program for older adults designed to manage concerns about falls and increase activity levels. VOLUNTEER coaches are needed to provide this program.
Coaches help participants:

Become more confident about managing falls
Identify ways to reduce falls
Learn exercises to help increase strength and balance

What do you need to be a coach?

Good communication […]

Chronic Pain Self-Management Education Workshop

The Chronic Pain Self–Management Education workshop, developed at Stanford, is offered to adults 60 years of age or older experiencing chronic pain.
Participants will learn:

Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
Moving easy exercise and nutrition for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
Appropriate use of medications
Pacing activity and rest
Communicating effectively with […]

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Become a volunteer leader for Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. The goal of the evidence-based Chronic Disease Self-Management and Diabetes Self Management Programs is to give individuals with chronic conditions the opportunity to learn how to manage and improve their own health while reducing health care cost.
As a leader you will:

Complete 5 days of training to […]

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