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Community Resources for Older Adults and Caregivers

Increasing aging-related resources in Central Texas is a strategic priority of St. David’s Foundation, our umbrella nonprofit, as well as for AgingWell. Through grantmaking, the Foundation has provided support for numerous nonprofits that enable older adults to enjoy a higher quality of life.

AgingWell awards gifts to nonprofits to support aging-related services. Visit our AgingWell Gifts page for information on these gifts.

Resources Available from St. David’s Foundation Grant Partners

OrganizationPrograms/Services
AGE of Central Texas
512-451-4611
Education and support through a variety of services for older adults and caregivers to help make aging a positive and triumphant journey for everyone.
Alzheimer’s Texas
512-241-0420 or 800-367-2132
Information, referrals and a variety of support programs for those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and their family members, caregivers and professionals.
Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area
512-916-6062
Serves older adults, people with disabilities and their caregivers with services and supports to help people maintain their best quality of life in the environment of their choosing.
Austin Speech Labs
512-992-0575
Affordable intensive speech, language and cognitive therapy for stroke survivors through innovative research, training and collaboration.
Drive A Senior Network
512-456-8262
Transportation services provided by volunteer drivers for older adults.
Family Eldercare
512-450-0844
Comprehensive services and programs to assist older adults and their caregivers, with a focus on maintaining independence, health and well-being while aging in place.
Meals on Wheels Central Texas
512-476-6325
Free meal-delivery and other services for homebound older adults and people with disabilities.
Opportunities for Williamson and Burnet CountiesHelps people in need to achieve and maintain independence by partnering with area organizations to provide education, nutrition, housing, social and community support.
Round Rock Area Serving Center
512-244-2431
Services include a food pantry, clothing and furniture vouchers, Community Gardens, The Volunteer Center, and financial assistance.
Texas Ramp Project
214-558-0339
Wheelchair ramps for people with disabilities who are economically disadvantaged. Requires referral from a social worker or healthcare provider.

Resources Available from AgingWell Partners

OrganizationPrograms/Services

Alzheimer’s Association
512-241-0420
Alzheimer’s Texas provides information, referrals, and a variety of support programs for those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and their family members, caregivers and professionals.

Their programs include 24/7 Helpline, Consultations, Education, Training, Early Stage Support, Caregiver Support, and Community Respite Development.
Austin Public Library Friends Foundation
512-542-0076
The Library Foundation supports the Austin Public Library by increasing awareness about the library and its importance to the community, by fundraising to enhance collections, programs and facilities.
Capital Area Social and Activity Coordinators Association (CASACA)CASACA’s missions include: educating their members and the general public about aging and the needs of individuals receiving long term care services. Improving the quality of social and activity programming offered in long term care facilities, and promoting intergenerational quality of life programs to ensure residents maintain their connection to the communities they helped to build.
Capital City Village
512-524-2709
Capital City Village is an Austin-based nonprofit dedicated to helping seniors stay in their homes and communities for as long as possible, a concept called aging in place and community. They achieve this mission through volunteers, providers, and programs.
CareBOX Program
512-296-2180
CareBOX’s mission is to deliver free care supplies to cancer patients at home to prevent malnutrition, infections & injuries.
Bethany UMC House of Friends
512-310-9451
The House of Friends is an adult care and community outreach ministry of Bethany United Methodist Church. This program is offered free of charge to individuals with dementia who are being cared for at home by family members.
Interfaith Action of Central Texas
512-386-9145
Interfaith Action of Central Texas (iACT) exists to build healthy relationships between the faith communities of Central Texas. iACT cultivates peace and respect through interfaith dialogue, service and celebration.
Jewish Community Center
512-735-8000
The JCC is a community center that feels like a home away from home. Whether you’re looking for a place to build friendships, improve your physical fitness and overall wellness, attend programs with your family, or learn more about your heritage, the J is here for you!
National Volunteer Caregiving Network
512-582-2197
The National Volunteer Caregiving Network serves programs and organizations that provide volunteer caregiving throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Guam.
Onion Creek Senior Center
512-295-3413
The Onion Creek Senior Center is organized to operate exclusively for charitable and educational purposes to meet the physical, social, and emotional needs of elderly and disabled persons.
Rebekah Baines Johnson Center
512-476-6051
The Austin Geriatric Center, a 501-c-3 non-profit organization, is the founder and operator of the Rebekah Baines Johnson Center (RBJ). The mission of the Rebecca Baines Johnson Center is to provide an affordable home for seniors in a safe, supportive community, where they can thrive and age in place with dignity. The vision of the Rebecca Baines Johnson Center is to increase the amount of affordable housing available seniors.
YMCA of Austin
512-322-9622
When you join the Y, you’re joining a community of kids, teens, adults, seniors and families who strive each day to be healthy, confident and connected. The Y is the leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose and each other.

Additional Resources

OrganizationPrograms/Services
AARP Texas Caregiver Resource GuideOnline guide, also available as a downloadable pdf, to local resources, services and supports.
Aging is CoolHelps older adults stay strong, smart and social with activities to improve health and fitness, alleviate loneliness, encourage community engagement and provide opportunities for life-long learning and growth.
Alzheimer’s Association Community Resource FinderDatabase of resources, community programs and services.
CaregiverUFree classes offering support and resources to family members who are caring for an older loved one.
Caregiving CaféWide-ranging source of information on benefits and assistance programs, articles, tips, and stories for family caregivers.
Power for Parkinson’sNonprofit organization that provides free exercise, dance, and singing classes using current research on Parkinson’s disease and exercise physiology.
SAGENational advocacy and service organization that has been looking out for LGBT elders since 1978.

If you are part of or know of a nonprofit that serves older adults that you think should be included on this list, please contact Taylor Gutierrez at 512.879.6215 or tgutierrez@stdavidsfoundation.org.

St. David’s Foundation Grant Partners

AgingWell Partners

Other Community Resources

In part, I will age well with giving back, social contacts and life-long learning gained by my connection to AgingWell. Our community’s older citizens have much to share. All should listen!

Carolyn Bartlett

I have never enjoyed working with a better group of staff or volunteers than those associated with AgingWell. It is a work of love to help the elderly in our community.

Sharon Edwards