FREE Caregiver Seminar: Respite Options for Caregivers

Saturday, March 12
10am-Noon
AGE Building: 3710 Cedar Street, Austin, 78705

For more information or to pre-register, please call Bruce Kravitz at (512) 451-4611 or
email bkravitz@ageofaustin.org.

Join us to hear a panel of experts discuss options for respite care including
in-home care, faith based respite programs, adult day programs, and short
term residential facilities.

For more information on the programs of AGE,
visit us online at http://www.ageofaustin.org or call 512-451-4611.

This event is generously sponsored by:
Assisted Living Source 1-888-213-2731

Respite is available on-site at Elderhaven by reservation only. To RSVP for respite, contact Katy Bigge at (512) 458-6305 by March 9 .
Elderhaven is an Adult Day Center that provides care daily (M-F) for the elderly with nurse oversight in Travis and Williamson Counties. Call 458-6305 for more information.

This seminar is part of an on-going FREE educational series presented by AGE.
Save The Date:
April 13, 2011
May 14, 2011
July 9, 2011
Sept. 10, 2011

This Saturday: Join us for Clear Your Clutter Day OR Practical Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

This weekend, AGE staff are busy with two great events, and I hope you can join us at one of them!

Clear Your Clutter Day
AGE is excited to join the Austin chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers for their 5th Annual Clear Your Clutter Day, a free community event to get junk out of your place and donations to local non-profits!

On Saturday, January 29th, from 10AM-2PM at IKEA of Round Rock (One IKEA Way, Round Rock) you may drop offfor FREE, one carload of:

Unwanted items (Aka JUNK)
Three boxes of paper to be shredded
Discarded flattened moving boxes
Used cell phones
Discarded computers and electronics
Mobility assistance devices (wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, etc.), to be donated to AGE’s H.E.L.P. Program!
For more information, check out the Clear Your Clutter website!

Join us for our next FREE seminar!

“Practical Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers”
Saturday, January 29

10am – Noon

AGE Building Dining Room
3710 Cedar Street, Austin 78705

Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s can be very difficult, both emotionally and physically. At this seminar hosted by the Caregiver Resource Center (a program of AGE), family caregivers will learn strategies, tips, and hands-on activities that can help make caregiving easier and less stressful for both you and the senior.

RSVP to Bruce Kravitz at bkravitz@ageofaustin.org (512) 451-4611, extension 236. Free Respite care available: contact Katy Bigge at 458-6305 by Jan. 23.