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“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”
Leo Buscaglia

The Caregiver Support Initiative is directed at the needs of unpaid family caregivers to seniors.

Washoe Caregivers Evaluation

Have you taken the time to share your thoughts on the Washoe Caregivers Guidebook or WashoeCaregivers.org? We would love to hear them! Click on the link below to complete a brief survey to help us learn what we’re doing well and where we can improve:

Washoe Caregivers Survey

Your feedback will help us better serve caregivers in our community. Thank you for your continued dedication to our community and its caregivers!

Advance Directives

2019 is well underway – perhaps now is a good time to take a look at your advance directives! Did you know there are different types of advanced directive forms for your consideration? It’s true! Visit washoecaregivers.org for a brief overview. If you’re curious to know more and would like to speak with an expert, fill out an advance directive form, or have your advanced directive notarized, Renown Health provides regular workshops. Visit Renown.org  to download the form and see when you can attend in February.

Caregiver Calendar

WashoeCaregivers.org now includes an up-to-date calendar on caregiver happenings in our community! The calendar is updated monthly and compiles informational events, support groups, and more. Please visit WashoeCaregivers.org/Calendar  to learn more.

Questions? Please call 775-333-5499.
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