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Caregivers

Caregiving for a person with Alzheimer's and related disorders is both challenging and rewarding.  We are here to help you navigate your journey with support and education services.

Education and Caregiver activities funded in part by: 

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Care Consultations

Speak with trained staff about any challenges you are facing by calling the Helpline. Call us anytime at (512) 241-0420 or toll-free at (800) 367- 2132 or contact us here.

Literature

We have a Lending Library available to you at no charge, as well as, a wide variety of topic sheets that can help you.

Resource Lists

We have a resource lists of different providers including assisted living, memory care, and nursing facilities, attorneys, in-home providers, caregiver resources, and much more.

Classes

Learning about how to provide good care while taking care of yourself is essential. Visit the Classes and Conferences pages to learn about upcoming events.

Caregiver Blog

Good tips and information are shared through our blog.  Visit our Caregiver Blog here to view the postings.

Support Groups

Attending a support group is a wonderful way to get help from others going through a similar situation.  Knowing you are not alone is essential.  Click below for the listing of groups in Central Texas.

Respite Programs

These community based respite programs offer 4 hours of free care once a week for persons in the early to mid-stage of Alzheimer’s and related disorders.  Be sure to take advantage of the impactful programs.

Helpful Links for Caregivers

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    • Free Caregiver courses from The Alzheimer's Caregiver.
      88 training videos, 2200 pages of materials and quizzes made by Ph.D., nurses and health care professionals. The materials are offered in English and Spanish and are free of charge.

    • With KikuPal you can gift practical help to family and friends, such as house cleaning, lawn care, meals, rides, and more. A gift that says they are loved and cared for.
    • Grief.com is dedicated to help everyone deal with the often unknown terrain that comes along with all kinds of grief. Through education, information and other helpful resources we hope to make the challenging road of grief a little easier.
    • Care Partners Texas has additional support, education, and resources for caregivers and their loved ones with different forms of Dementia.
    • Caregiver SOS On Air - Podcast talking about Caregiving and how to best cope with the stresses associated with it
    • HelpGuide.org: Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia - Information about dementias and caregiving.
    • National Institute on Aging - Information about dementias and caregiving.
    • The Alzheimer’s Store - Your one-stop shop for everything you need for your loved one, including clocks that display the day of the week, activities, books, medication dispenser, and more.
    • Senior Advisor - SeniorAdvisor.com is the nation's largest senior living review site.  Call (512) 7302557 or use the link below. Please note that contact information is required to access resources.
    • Austin Seniors Guide - Texas Seniors’ Guides is THE online and print resource for seniors, their families, and caregivers providing a wealth of information including local services, living communities, educational articles, and upcoming events.
    • Caregiver Respite Funding Available through Aging Services Council