Family Eldercare’s Summer Fan Drive

It’s time for Family Eldercare’s annual Summer Fan Drive. The first Fan Drive was held in 1986, started by employees of the Southern Union Gas, who formed the Austin Fan Club. Family Eldercare adopted the initiative in 1990 and, through the support of the community, has turned it into an iconic Austin event.

The annual Summer Fan […]

Texas Health and Human Services Seeking Feedback on the Needs of Older Texans

Texas Health and Human Services is seeking feedback from older adults, caregivers, and aging services providers to inform the 2022-2023 Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan, the state’s plan for understanding and addressing the needs of older Texans. Eligible survey participants include: 

Adults age 50 and olderPeople providing care to an older adult (50+)Organizations that provide services to older adults (50+)

The survey takes about 10-15 minutes […]

Regarding Cancer

Regarding Cancer volunteers have all personally experienced cancer either as a survivor or by caring for a loved one with cancer.  After successful completion of volunteer training, a volunteer can serve in our Peer-to-Peer Matching Program.  Through this unique service, volunteers are able to provide comfort, support and informational resources to cancer patients and their caregivers.

Regarding Cancer […]

Family Eldercare – Lifetime Connections Without Walls

Lifetime Connections Without Walls is a telephone activities program that provides opportunities for older adults to connect with others in their community and across the country. They offer social and educational sessions, support groups, and friendly conversation, all from the comfort of home.

They use a telephone conference call system to conduct the sessions. The system […]