January 2018
 
 

 

 

 

The Mission of the Elder Care Ministry is To show the love of Christ through helping families and individuals find the proper resources to meet their specific needs.

 

 



 

The Elder Care Ministry is a resource for our priests and parishioners who are dealing with difficult and emotional decisions associated with Aging. The committee is here as a resource for advocates for the elderly and those assisting them.Our goal is to provide the people of this diocese with the resources to meet the needs of each unique situation. 

Below you will find general areas of interests with the name of a committee member who will assist you in your search to find the advocate you need. 

 
   
 

Legal issues:
Wills, Powers of Attorney for financial and health care, Medical directives, Guardianships, HIPPA, Advocate
Contact: T Mastin (817) 332-4200; email tmastin @ flash.net

Housing:
Plans for retirement living, assisted living, residential care facilities, low cost housing, nursing homes, and in-home care
Contact: Becky Kubiak (817) 294-1889; email beckykubiak @ gmail.com

Health:
Counseling services, Geriatric physicians and nurses, psychological health, Alzheimer’s issues, hospice, HIPPA
Contacts: Deacon Melody Crabb (940) 636-3504; email mcrabb @ sbcglobal.net
                Carolyn Davidson (817) 237-1422; email tcurncd @ hotmail.com

Pastoral Care:
Stephen Ministers, Eucharistic Visitors, Parish nursing, Pet therapy, Transportation, funeral planning
Contacts: Carolyn Davidson (817) 237-1422; email tcurncd @ hotmail.com
                Deacon Ann Richards (817) 896-8236; email pkjacquot @ sbcglobal.net 

Financial resources:
Medicare, Medicaid, VA benefits, supplemental insurance, long term care insurance
Contacts: Deacon Melody Crabb (940) 636-3504; email mcrabb @ sbcglobal.net
                Becky Kubiak (817) 294-1889; email beckykubiak @ gmail.com

 
 


The Tarrant County Bar Association's Elder Care Handbook is an excellent source of information on personal finances, health planning and end-of-life planning. Download the 52-page PDF here.