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Annual Caregivers Donation Drive to Benefit Local Seniors


Cook-Walden Funeral Homes & Cemeteries is hosting a Caregivers Drive now through November 20, 2014. This donation drive will benefit Austin Groups for the Elderly (AGE) of Central Texas and its two programs, Health Equipment Lending Program (H.E.L.P) and Adult Health Day Centers in Austin and Round Rock. AGE of Central Texas is a non-profit...
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Making Austin Livable for All Ages – Austin Mayoral Candidate Forum


Join AARP and AustinUP for an Austin mayoral candidate forum and hear the candidates talk about the future of Austin, and how they plan to make Austin a place where all ages can be healthy, independent and integrated into a vibrant community life. Learn where the candidates stand on issues like safe, walkable streets, better...
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Section 8 Housing Wait List Openings


Because of the high demand for affordable housing in Austin and the relatively low supply of housing options, both public housing and the HCV Program currently have waiting lists. For the first time since 2006, HACA is opening the HCV / Section 8 Waiting List to new applicants for eight days this fall – October...
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“Striking a Balance” Caregiver Conference


The "Striking a Balance" Caregiver Conference is the largest, longest-run free caregiver conference in Central Texas, the annual event helps to ease the burdens of caring for an aging family member by providing unpaid caregivers with relevant information and vital resources....
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Medical Equipment Lending Program


Drive a Senior offers rides to senior citizens in Round Rock, Pflugerville and north Austin who have no transportation. Ollie’s Closet, named after longtime volunteer Ollie Leppin, will now be the official home of an informal lending project that has been going on for several years. ...
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