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I Am the Link - Coming Together to Support Aging in Place/Aging with Dignity

21st Annual Direct Care Workers Conference

Join us on April 17, 2018 at United Way of Greater Houston for Houston's only FREE conference for Direct Care Workers.  If you work with older adults, whether in their homes or in facilities, this event is for you.  Nearly 200 paid care providers will come together to learn, improve themselves and the field, and celebrate the direct care workforce.

Registration and Conference Information

2018 Direct Care Worker of the Year Award Information

Nominations due March 30th.

Click HERE to nominate someone today.

Direct Care Worker of the Year Guidelines and Nomination Instructions 

Download the 2017-19 Senior Guidance Directory  

In 2017, Care for Elders assumed responsibility for the Senior Guidance Directory in conjunction with United Way of Greater Houston.  

Click HERE to download your free copy.


Ms. X Regains Independence

Ms. X is a 64 year old immigrant from Spain who came to America on a student visa and obtained a Master’s of Science in Microbiology. After graduating, Ms. X went on to do research for a major hospital in Houston. She then went to Catholic Charities Immigration Department and received assistance obtaining residency. Ms. X was doing well and living the American Dream as an independent woman until unfortunately, she lost her job and was unable to find another job in her field.

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