The Gathering is a fun and engaging memory loss respite program located at Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas. This weekly program gives caregivers a break while their loved one spends 4 hours participating in activities and socializing with a caring group of trained volunteers.

  • Who: People experiencing memory loss such as Alzheimer’s and similar dementias

  • No Charge: Free of charge but donations are appreciated

  • Location: Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church, 7127 Bee Caves Road Austin, TX 78746

  • Day: Wednesdays

  • Time: 9:30am – 1:30pm (Lunch is included)

  • Basic Requirements: Independent using restroom, eating/chewing/swallowing, and walking (may use cane or walker)

  • Basic Admission Process: Phone screening (with caregiver), Paperwork, Meet & Greet (with caregiver & participant)

We welcome and are open to people of all religious backgrounds.

To find out more information and get signed up, please contact us via email thegathering@whpc.org

LuCinda Chiles, The Gathering Director, 512-327-1116 ext. 103

Diana Stoller, Parish Nurse, 512-327-1116 ext. 105