Mission: Empowering caregivers, the elderly, and their families through education, advocacy, resources, and support.
Programs: The elderhaven adult day care program is licensed by the texas department of human services and provides a safe, secure and stimulating environment for disabled individuals as an alternative to early nursing home placement and allows caregivers a respite during the day. A structured exercise program, along with supervised activities, including field trips, musical therapy, reminiscent therapy and reality orientation has proven to enhance the client's mental well-being. Nursing care and transportation services are available.
the caregiver resource center is designed to empower caregivers in their critical roles by providing quality training, equipment, and information to caregivers and collaborating with professionals and other organizations to educate the community about the value of caregiving. The caregiver resource center offers immediate and ongoing support to anyone who provides care to an aging person, to help both to improve their quality of life and maintain an optimum level of independence.
daily management of the age building: in 1987, thanks to the generosity of individuals, businesses, and foundations, austin groups for the elderly purchased the former historic conderate women's home. Founded in 1908 as a home for elderly confederate women, the building currently houses over 20 non-profit agencies and community groups serving the elderly, adults, at-risk youth, and the arts.
age computer lab seeks to close the digital divide for people 50 years of age and older and provide activities that develop cognitive abilities. They offer beginning, intermediate, and advanced computer classes and seminars taught for and by a peer group. Benefits of age computer training include hands-on training in an up-to-date computer lab, and two-to-one student/coach ratio.
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This is one of the best programs I have tried and I love it. i used to stay home bored and alone until my daughter signed me up to Elderhaven. Now I look forward to going.