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 […]

We’re Changing Our Name to engAGE Travis County

Starting September 1, 2022 the Coming of Age program will now be called engAGE Travis County.

To better understand our name change, here is the history of our program and where we’re headed next. 

In 1972, Travis County applied for a federal Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) grant.  RSVP was established locally that same year with Travis […]

May is Older Americans Month/Kick Off Event

Every May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads the nation’s observance of Older Americans Month (OAM). In 2022, ACL will be focusing on aging in place – how older adults can plan to stay in their homes and live independently in their communities for as long as possible. The 2022 theme is Age My Way, […]

Virtual Caregiver Summit

The WellMed Charitable Foundation and Area Agencies on Aging are pleased to sponsor the 2021 Virtual Caregiver Summit!  They were hoping to be able to meet again in person, but in consideration of everyone’s safety, they will remain online again this year. 

On November 4th from 10:00-1:00 CT they will be hosting the Summit in English.  And on […]