Welcome to Bethany House of Friends




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Proud recipient of 2013 grant

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Strain Index


Structured Activities Important to Living with Alzheimer's

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House of Friends Video*  ► ► ► Click here to watch!

  *Funding made possible by a 2012 grant from St. David's Foundation  


Special Event! Dementia Care Workshop - Senior Gems is offering a 4-part dementia education class at Bethany UMC on March 12, April 16, Mary 14 and June 11. The Senior GEMS Dementia Care series offers best care practices and practical suggestions to interact with an individual with dementia. Click here for more information...


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Caregiver's Resource List - Updated!

Caregiver Survey Results - Updated!

Communication Guide for Visiting Dementia Patients

Dementia Functional Assessment Tool

Early Detection - 10 Signs


The House of Friends respite program, a ministry of Bethany United Methodist Church and supported by several churches in northwest Austin, provides respite to caregivers and enriches the quality of life of their loved ones with dementia through a stimulating, loving, and safe community environment. Learn more...


House of Friends is looking for volunteers and participants.  The number of participants that can be added are dependent upon the number of companion volunteers. As the number of volunteers increases the number of participants will be added incrementally. The minimum requirement is one companion volunteer for each participant.  

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For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; It is I who say to you, "Fear not, I will help you".


Isaiah 42:13


10010 Anderson Mill Road       Austin, Texas  78750      Phone:  (512) 258-6017