November is Family Caregiver Month

Caregiving is a tough job. This November, we remember the people who lovingly give baths, clean houses, shop for, and comfort the millions of elderly and ill people who are friends and loved ones. November is National Family Caregivers Month and this year’s theme is “Caregiving Around the Clock.” Check out the latest helpful hints […]

Striking A Balance Caregiver Conference

The 19th Annual Striking A Balance Caregiver Conference will be held as an expanded virtual event during the week of August 17th.  AGE of Central Texas and the Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area come together every year to co-host the  largest, longest-run free caregiver conference in Central Texas.

During this free annual conference, family caregivers discover local resources, […]

National Family Caregivers Month

National Family Caregivers Month
– celebrated each November — is a time to recognize and honor family
caregivers across the country. Celebrating Family Caregivers during NFC
month enables all of us to:

Raise awareness of family caregiver issue Celebrate the efforts of family caregivers Educate family caregivers about self-identification Increase […]

Mike’s Place

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, their caregivers say […]