Caregiving Resources


Connect to trusted professionals, programs, education, and support.

Contact True Heart Hospice
or Caregiving Cafe for Support

And please join us in person or online for a Caregiving Cafe Meeting

Dura Sims
True Heart Hospice
(830) 837-3162

True Heart provides honest, accepting and reliable care to patients with life limiting illnesses and their families through coordinated care by committed physical, psychological and spiritual care experts and volunteers.

Lynn Greenblatt
Caregiving Cafe

Caregiving Cafe is an Austin based, bi-monthly support group and informational meeting where industry professionals provide resources and answer questions from caregivers.

WayWiser is a secure, private app to connect your family, paid caregivers, and close friends so you can manage the care and financial safety of an aging parent or other loved one as a team.WayWiser's suite of tools includes a shared calendar, notes & lists, a private activity feed, secure document storage, and more tools to help you communicate and coordinate care for your loved one.

Contact these other caregiving resource hubs for education, tips, respite, & coping skills:

Area Agency on Aging

Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area serves older adults, people with disabilities and their caregivers with a variety of services and supports throughout the region. It works to ensure people can maintain their best quality of life in the environment of their choosing. It also operates the Aging and Disability Resource Center of the Capital Area, which connects people with the support programs that can assist them.

Apply for support: (512) 916-6062

AGE of Central Texas

Get help with:

  • Anyone facing an eldercare crisis who doesn’t know where to turn

  • Adult children living far away from aging parents

  • Adult children living locally but overwhelmed with financial concerns, logistical issues, career burdens, or a hectic lifestyle

  • Families coping with loved ones who have physical disabilities, memory loss or depression

  • People who need assistance to maintain their level of independence

  • Physicians who are concerned about a patient’s ability to transition home after rehabilitation or a hospital stay

Information & Resources: (512) 600-9275
Thrive Wellness Centers: (512) 458-6305

Aging Services Council of Central Texas

The Aging Services Council of Central Texas is a network of individuals and organizations working together to provide older adults and their caregivers the information and services needed to support themselves and family members, ensuring the opportunity to live healthy, safe, and meaningful lives in our communities.

Contact: (855) 937-2372

Drive A Senior

Since 1985, Drive a Senior-Austin, TX has provided free transportation and other support services to homebound seniors. Must be 60+, live in your own home (house, apartement, condo, etc) and can get in and out of a vehicle with little assistance.Clients with walkers are accepted. At this time, we do not offer wheelchair accessible transportation services.

Contact: (512) 472-6339

Silverado Barton Springs Memory Care

At Silverado, we believe dignity and respect are cornerstones of a happy, worthwhile existence. There is no higher praise for us than the smile of a happy patient, the thanks of a relieved loved one or the revitalized embrace of an engaged resident.Our commitment to caring is something shared by every member of the Silverado family, and it is at the heart of how we operate. Silverado team members choose to join our family based on their desire to be a part of something that makes lives better. In many cases, they have experience with close family members requiring additional levels of care, so they understand the challenges and concerns that come with entrusting a loved one’s care to another.

Contact: (512) 301-8747

Useful Assistance

Local Services: 2-1-1
Non-Urgent Situations: 3-1-1
Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: 9-8-8
Emergency Alerts:

We are ready to assist you!

  • Strategies to manage behaviors, communication, medications

  • Coping skills, time management,

  • Self-care, staying strong & positive

  • Legal & financial issues, Medicare, Medicaid, VA benefits, Healthcare

  • Respite care, senior living

  • End-of-life, grief, moving forward


4800 Convict Hill Rd., Austin 78749 - Parish Center, Room 2122nd & 4th Thursday Monthly
10am - 12pm

August 10 & 24
September 14 & 28
October 12 & 26
November 9 & 16
December 14
January 11 & 25
February 8 & 22
March 14 & 28
April 11 & 25
May 9 & 23
June 13 & 27
July 11 & 25
August 8 & 22
September 12 & 26
October 10 & 24
November 14 [no meeting on 11/28]
December 12 [party! No meeting 12/26]

Can't attend in person?

Questions? Contact:
Lynn -
Dura - | (830) 837-3162

Mt. Olive Lutheran Church

10408 Hwy. 290 W, Austin 78736 - Conference Room1st Wednesday Monthly
10am - 12pm

August 2
September 6
October 4
November 1
December 6
January 3
February 7
March 6
April 3
May 1
June 5
July 3
August 7
September 4
October 2
November 6
December 4

Can't attend in person?

Questions? Contact:
Lynn -
Dura - | (830) 837-3162

Buda Oaks

BudaOaks.com1120 Cabela’s Drive, Buda, TX 786101st Thursday monthly, in person

August 3
September 7
October 5
November 2
December 7
January 4
February 1
March 7
April 4
May 2
June 6
July TBA
August 1
September 5
October 3
November 7
December 5

Questions? Contact:
Lynn -
Dura - | (830) 837-3162

Longleaf Bee Cave

LongleafBeeCave.com3936 South FM 620 Road, Austin, TX 78738
3rd Floor Lounge
4th Tuesday monthly, in person or Zoom

August 22
September 26
October 24
November 28
December TBA
January 23
February 27
March 26
April 23
May 28
June 25
July 23
August 27
September 24
October 22
November 26
December TBA

Can't attend in person?

Meeting ID: 840 7016 5459
Passcode: 019626

Questions? Contact:
Lynn -
Dura - | (830) 837-3162

The Philomena

ThePhilomena.com350 Philomena Drive, Kyle, TX 786403rd Wednesday monthly, in person

August 16
September 20
October 18
November 15
December 20
January 17
February 21
March 20
April 17
May 15
June 19
July 17
August 21
September 18
October 16
November 20
December 18

Questions? Contact:
Lynn -
Dura - | (830) 837-3162

November 4, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lakeway Activity Center
Family caregivers, family, and friends are cordially invited to a memorable afternoon of camaraderie and joyful noise!The festivities include live music, dancing, appetizers, beverages, door prizes, directory of trusted resources, and thank you notes.The event is sponsored and organized by a group of businesses, non-profit organizations, and local residents who have a passion for recognizing and giving back to local caregivers.Additional businesses, groups, and individuals are invited to participate through sponsorship or donation opportunities. A $50 Directory Donation will be listed in the event’s Caregiving Directory and a $30 Message Donation will have a thank you note for their family caregiver posted. All donations will be used for respite for family caregivers!