Caregiving Resources

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED


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

Contact True Heart Hospice
or Caregiving Cafe for Support

Dura Sims
True Heart Hospice
dura@truehearthospice.com
(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
ccafemail2@gmail.com

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: WarnCentralTexas.org


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


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