Among other projects to support older adults and their caregivers in Central Texas, the Aging Services Council publishes a guide for caregivers to help them navigate through the resources available. Thanks to the generous support of the Hammill Foundation, the new caregiver guides are here.
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As a nation, we have worked to end a number of 'ism's- racism, sexism, but our next big challenge is ageism. Take time to listen to this great TED Talk by Ashton Applewhite, author of "This Chair Rocks."
You may think of Austin as a relatively young city, but within the next 25 years, one in five residents are expected to be 65 or older. To prepare for those changes, the Austin City Council has approved a new plan to make it easier for older residents to “age in place."