Congratulations to Nancy Walker

Congratulations to one of our engAGE volunteers, Nancy Walker. Nancy was nominated and received the KVUE, 5 Who Cares Award on April 27, 2023.

For 13 years, Nancy has volunteered with Funeral Consumers Alliance of Central Texas (FCACTX) and is a full-time educator helping our community think and talk more comfortably about end-of-life topics. Through her […]

Family Eldercare Summer Fan Drive

It’s time for Family Eldercare’s annual Summer Fan Drive. The first Fan Drive was held in 1986, started by employees of the Southern Union Gas, who formed the Austin Fan Club. Family Eldercare adopted the initiative in 1990 and, through the support of the community, has turned it into an iconic Austin event.

The annual Summer Fan […]

Enhanced Library Card

The Austin Public Library Enhanced Library Card is a full-access library card of Austin residents (18 or older) that includes your library card number, photograph, address, date of birth, the expiration date, and a scannable bar code. 

The card can be used at all Austin Public Library locations, as well as online to access our eBooks […]

A Matter of Balance Workshop

FREE Workshop- A Matter of Balance

Do You Have Concerns About Falling? Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.


Anyone 60 years or older who:

is concerned about falls

is interested in improving balance, flexibility, and strength

has […]