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 […]

Flu Precautions

from Senior Health 365.com
The flu season for the elderly should not just be seen as another period of the sniffles. Every year the seasonal flu (influenza) leads to thousands of deaths mainly of people older than 65 years of age. The bigger concern these days is the new strains of the flu virus that are […]

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 […]

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