Press Release: Angela Atwood – Celebration of Service


For Immediate Release
Contact Information:
Becca McPherson, Director of Development
(512) 483-3569

Angela Atwood: Family Eldercare Celebrates Years of Service?from CEO

Austin, TX ? The Board of Directors for Family Eldercare, a local non-profit in Austin dedicated to providing essential services to seniors, adults with disabilities and those who care for them, accepted the tendered resignation of Angela Atwood, Chief Executive Officer on Thursday, December 12, 2013.

Atwood served as Family Eldercare?s CEO since 2010 and her service and dedication were extensive. She advocated for the ever growing aging community in many ways including co-chairing the Aging Services Council of Central Texas, the Public Policy Committee for One Voice of Central Texas and the BSS+ Partners Team. She also served on the Mayor?s Taskforce on Aging, the Nonprofit Advisory Council for I Live Here, I Give Here and on the Georgetown Aging Initiative Advisory Committee.

?Through Angela?s leadership and dedication to the mission of Family Eldercare, the agency has continued to provide needed services to the aging in Austin and Central Texas,? said Frank Leffingwell, Board of Director Chair. ?Family Eldercare will continue its strategic focus on enhancing client services and maintaining the quality care always offered.?

Family Eldercare is grateful for the leadership Atwood provided the agency and look forward to her continued work in the community.

The Board of Directors of Family Eldercare has asked Housing Community Services Director, Joyce Hefner to serve as a lead agency representative while the Board conducts an extensive search for a new CEO.

About Family Eldercare:
For over 30 years, Family Eldercare is Guided by the vision that seniors and adults with disabilities should live in a supportive community with dignity and as much independence as possible. Family Eldercare provides essential services to over 6,000 clients including seniors, adults with disabilities and caregivers.

Family Eldercare ? (512) 450-0844 ?
1700 Rutherford Lane, Austin, TX? 78754
605 E University Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626