Caregiver Support Groups in Austin TX

Caregiver support groups

Caregiver support groups offer family caregivers the opportunity to share their experiences and learn from others dealing with similar issues.

There are many caregiver support groups located throughout the greater Austin area. If you don’t see a support group to your liking listed below, we suggest that you contact your local senior center, hospital, church, senior organization or an association which focuses on specific diseases such as Alzheimer’s. You don’t have to go it alone!

Caregiver Support Groups

 

General Caregiver Support Groups

Caregiver Support Groups – AGE of Central Texas
Travis and Williams Counties, TX
Caregivers often feel isolated and alone. AGE offers educational events, information, resources, and support groups for people who provide care to an aging or disabled adult. All of our caregiver services are provided at no cost. Monthly Caregiver Support Groups. These support groups are free and not disease-specific.
512-600-9275

 

Brain Injury / Stroke Caregiver Support Groups

Seton Brain and Spine Stroke Support Group (Austin, TX)
What: This group has a stroke focus, but is open to any acquired brain injury survivors (stroke, TBI, aneurysm, etc.) and their families or caregivers, and any others with interest.
Where: Central Texas Rehab Hospital, 1st Floor Training Room, 700 West 45th St., Austin, TX 78751
Special Details: Please RSVP.
Contact: Marcie Wilson
Phone: 512-324-8948
E-mail: mwilson@seton.org

Grupo de Apoyo de Ataque cerebral delos Hospitales (Austin, TX)
What: This group has a stroke focus, but is open to any acquired brain injury survivors (stroke, TBI, aneurysm, etc.) and their families or caregivers, and any others with interest.
Where: Clinical Education Center Brackenridge, Room C1.204 (1st Floor), 1400 N IH 35, Suite 310, Austin, TX 78701
Special Details: Please RSVP.
Contact: Marcie Wilson
Phone: 512-324-8948
E-mail: mwilson@seton.org

Hope4Minds Support Group (Austin, TX)
What: The group is open to parents and siblings (age 5 and up) of a child living with an acquired brain injury (stroke, TBI, aneurysm, etc.)
Where: Texas NeuroRehab Center – Bluebonnet Building, 1106 West Dittmar Road, Austin, TX 78745
Special Details: Please RSVP to ronda@hope4minds.org (include the # attending and the ages of the siblings attending). Snacks and drinks are provided.
Contact: Ronda Johnson
Phone: 512-845-1466
E-mail: ronda@hope4minds.org
Website: http://www.hope4minds.org/

Brain Injury Information & Training (Austin, TX)
What: The group is open to any acquired brain injury survivors (stroke, TBI, aneurysm, etc.), their families or caregivers, and others with interest.
Where: Mary Lee Foundation Community Center, 1327 Lamar Square Dr., Austin, TX 78704
Contact: Chip Howe
Phone: 512- 443-5777
E-mail: chiphowe@maryleefoundation.org
Website: http://www.maryleefoundation.org/brain-injury-information-training-3/

Brain Trauma Support Group (Round Rock, TX)
What: The group is open to any acquired brain injury survivors (stroke, TBI, aneurysm, etc.), their families or caregivers, and others with interest.
Where: Round Rock Medical Center – Classroom 3 on 1st floor, 2400 Round Rock Ave., Round Rock, TX 78681
Contact: Jackie Theaker
Phone: 512-341-6802
E-mail: Jacquelyn.Theaker@stdavids.com

HOPE for Stroke and Brain Injury Survivors Support Group (San Marcos, TX)
What: The group is open to any acquired brain injury survivors (stroke, TBI, aneurysm, etc.), their families or caregivers, and others with interest.
Where: Central Texas Medical Center-Professional Building #102, 1301 Wonder World Dr. #2100, San Marcos, TX 78666
Special Details: Call for info/directions
Contact: Abby Matthews
Phone: 512-753-3818
Email: abby.matthews@ahss.org

 

 

Caregiver Support Groups

 

Alzheimer’s Related Caregiver Support Groups

Austin
Koenig Lane Christian Church
908 Old Koenig Lane, Austin, TX 78756
The ALS Association of Texas | 877.714.0088

Georgetown
Scott & White Clinic
4945 Williams Drive, Georgetown, TX 78633
The ALS Association of Texas | 877.714.0088

Austin
Austin Regional Office
1315 Sam Bass Circle, Ste. B5, Round Rock, TX 78681
The ALS Association of Texas | 877.714.0088

Arden Courts Austin – Assisted Living – Alzheimer’s Memory Care
11630 Four Iron Drive – Austin, TX
Arden Courts, located in NW Austin, is an assisted living and certified Alzheimer’s memory care community
Monthly Caregiver Support Group. Address: 11630 Four Iron Drive, Austin, TX 78750.
Tel: (512) 918-2800

Sodalis Memory Care sponsors an Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregiver Support Group in the Southwest Austin area.
The memory care support group is open to the community and welcomes caregivers and family members who have loved ones with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia.
Mt. Olive Lutheran Church graciously provides meeting space in the conference room on their campus located at 10408 Hwy 290 West.
For more information, please contact Judy Burdett, PhD, Sodalis Austin Community Relations Coordinator, at 512-637-5400.

 

Liver Disease Support Groups

The American Liver Foundation’s support services provide information about liver disease, resources and emotional support to patients, family members and caregivers. Support programs assist patients who have a diagnosed liver disease, provide education and information on resources in their areas, and offer emotional support to them and their family members and caregivers.
http://www.liverfoundation.org/chapters/arizona/texas/

 

Cancer Related Caregiver Support Groups

TEXAS ONCOLOGY CANCER SUPPORT GROUPS

Coping with Cancer (Support Group for Patients & Caregivers)
This is a professionally facilitated support group for patients and caregivers who are new to cancer, newly diagnosed, or in the midst of treatment.
Where: Texas Oncology – Austin Central
6204 Balcones Dr
Austin, TX 78731
Brandi Jurecek, LMSW at 512-421-4167 or Penny DeCou, LCSW at 512-427-9433

 

Mental Illness Caregiver Support Groups

NAMI Family Support Group
A support group sponsored by NAMI Austin for family members, caregivers, friends, and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness.
512-420-9810
www.namiaustin.org/support/family-support-group/

 

Parkinson’s Disease Caregiver support Groups

Capital Area Parkinson’s Society
CAPS monthly meetings feature informative, expert speakers, followed by group activities and time to socialize. All meetings are free and open to anyone in the area with an interest in Parkinson’s. Our local support groups are offered regularly at several locations. They provide an opportunity to meet others who most likely have similar concerns in a small group setting. We have people ready to field your questions and help you find the best possible care in Austin and the surrounding areas.
http://www.capitalareaparkinsons.org/

 

Note: Any listings, locations and times subject to change. Call support group for current meeting information. 

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