Archives for November 2015

AmazonSmile — You Shop, CAPS Benefits

Do you shop online at Amazon? Did you know you can help CAPS in the process? Through its AmazonSmile program, the online marketplace supports non-profit organizations like CAPS. It's easy; simply designate CAPS when you shop at Amazon, and a small percentage of each purchase is given to our organization. There is no additional cost to you, and it can add up quickly for CAPS. Learn more here, and … [Read more...]

CAPS Next Membership Meeting – Saturday December 19th

Please join us December 19th as we wrap up the year with our Annual Winter Holiday program. This will be a jam-packed meeting. Cecily Sailer of the City of Austin Library will share an exciting new, free program that we believe will be of interest to CAPS members. And that's just for starters. CAPS meetings are open to everyone with an interest in Parkinson's, and there is always plenty of free … [Read more...]

December 19th – CAPS Annual Winter Holiday Program!

We wrap up the year with our Annual Winter Holiday program, on December 19th.  We'll be joined this month by Cecily Sailer from the City of Austin Library, who will share information with us regarding a free workshop they are offering this winter for caregivers and care-recipients. The program offers a creative writing workshop for caregivers and an art workshop for care-recipients.  Besides … [Read more...]

CAPS Wants You!

CAPS is seeking individuals to serve on our all volunteer Board in the upcoming year. People from all types of backgrounds can help, and it only takes few hours a month to make a big difference in the lives of those impacted by Parkinson's. Please take a few minutes to learn more here . . . … [Read more...]

November is National Family Caregiver Month

This month, CAPS joins the Caregiver Action Network in recognizing the approximately 90 million U.S. family caregivers. We truly understand the critical role that family caregivers provide, and we salute all of you this month. And every month!  (More here . . . ) … [Read more...]

November is National Family Caregivers Month

Each year, more and more Americans are caring for a loved one with a chronic condition, disability, or the frailties of old age. This month, CAPS joins the Caregiver Action Network in celebrating and recognizing the approximately 90 million U.S. family caregivers. President Obama Issues Proclamation to Celebrate National Family Caregivers Month "Day in and day out, selfless and loving Americans … [Read more...]