Family Eldercare is committed to enhancing the lives of senior adults and their families and caregivers by providing the needed tools to empower them to maximize their strengths and independence. We are dedicated to helping seniors remain in their homes for as long as possible by providing services, education and information that help with informed decision-making as well as improving, enhancing dignity and quality of life. We specialize in…
To protect those who are at risk of abuse, neglect and/or financial exploitation, a Court of Law appoints Family Eldercare to be legal guardian of persons who lack the mental capacity to make decisions (due to age, illness or disability) and have no appropriate family or friends to act in that capacity. Our professional care managers, who have the designation of Texas Certified Guardians, serve as guardian agents for hundreds…
Family Eldercare's Money Management Program helps seniors and people with disabilities continue to live independently in their homes and in their neighborhoods. A less restrictive alternative to guardianship, Money Management offers two levels of services:    • Bill payer assistance is available to low-income elders and people with disabilities who have the capacity to remain in control of their finances and voluntarily receive the services. Services include sorting mail, writing checks…
  Family Eldercare helps coordinate a range of services for older adults living independently at several senior housing properties in the community. Family Eldercare's Service Coordinators work onsite to help residents identify and acquire the services they need to remain self-reliant. Service Coordinators offer assistance on various levels, including helping residents address basic needs, obtain health care services and secure benefits. They also organize educational and social programs and volunteer…
  After seeing the need for affordable and independent senior living, Family Eldercare raised $5.6 million in private and public funding and opened Lyons Garden in October 2004. This 54-unit senior housing community is an award-winning model providing housing options to low-income seniors age 62+. Residents live independently in one-bedroom apartments and have access to a large community building and an expansive interior courtyard. Lyons Garden is located at: 2720…
  Lifetime Connections Without Walls is building a community of seniors over the phone. The program is open to anyone over the age of 50. Our FALL 2014 Calendar is Here! Download the calendar at the bottom of this page. Older adults can join from the comfort of their home, using their own telephone. Our goal is to alleviate social isolation and loneliness. We provide social activities over the phone and…
Family Eldercare’s annual Summer Fan Drive meets a critical basic need: relief from life-threatening heat for those who do not have or cannot afford a fan or air-conditioning. For 24 years, the Fan Drive has served low-income seniors, adults with disabilities and families with children. Funds raised during the Summer Fan Drive go to purchase fans for individuals and families who need help to beat the summer heat, to connect vulnerable people with…
    Often the people we serve at Family Eldercare have little or no family to celebrate the holidays with. We try to step in and provide some comfort and cheer with holiday gifts for seniors and adults with disabilities who may otherwise receive nothing.     Thank you for helping us fulfill 354 client wish lists during the 2013 Holiday Season! We could not have fulfilled all of these…

In-Home Care

  • High Quality Care, Delivered with Kindness
    Family Eldercare provides expert in-home care for seniors and others who may need assistance while continuing to live at home. As a caregiver, you can feel confident knowing your loved one is receiving compassionate care within familiar surroundings that promote a sense of calm and comfort. Family Eldercare’s care attendants…

Volunteer

  • Volunteer to be a Guardianship Advocate
    Become a Guardian Advocate to brighten the life of a senior or an adult with a disability. Guardian Advocates make short, regular visits to a client to provide companionship and a higher quality of life…
  • Volunteer to be a Bill Payer
    Become a Bill Payer or Representative Payee to help a senior or adults with a disability better manage their finances. This volunteer opportunity requires at least 2 hours per month. Bill payers assist clients with…
  • Volunteer for Lifetime Connections Without Walls
    Lifetime Connections Without Walls is not possible without the great volunteers who keep the activities happening on the phone for seniors living at home. You can spend as little as an hour or two a…

How You Can Help

 

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