Older Americans Month May 2021 Update
"Caregiving often calls us to lean into love we didn't know possible." - Tia Walker
Washoe Caregivers Survey - Win a $100 Gift card from The Cheesecake Factory!
We are still evaluating https://washoecaregivers.org/ and the Washoe Caregivers Guidebook. If you complete our evaluation survey, you will be entered to win a $100 gift card for the Cheesecake Factory! The winner will be selected from the first 30 people who turn in their survey, or by June 5th. As a reminder, please make sure to include your complete contact information at the end of the survey so we may be able to contact you if you win! If you would like to participate and complete the Washoe Caregivers Survey, please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WashoeCaregivers.
Older Americans Month
May is Older Americans Month! There are still a few days of activities left for seniors for the month of May! For more information, please visit: https://www.washoecounty.us/seniorsrv/files/2019%20OAM%20Booklet.pdf
The Community Foundation's Nick Tscheekar and Luiza Benisano went to speak with employees at hospice cares, Community Hospice of Northern Nevada, and Infinity Hospice Care, to discuss the Caregiver Support Initiative.
Our upcoming presentations will be held at Comfort Keepers Home Care on May 23, the Free Masons on June 10, VA on July 9, and Midtown Reno Rotary on July 22. We are open to presenting and discussing with all groups/organizations that will benefit from learning more about our Caregiver Support Initiative. For more information, please call the Community Foundation at 775-333-5499.
Read our latest blog post Grief and Grieving from a Personal Viewpoint by Jean Myles, here: https://washoecaregivers.org/grief-and-grieving-from-a-personal-viewpoint/. Myles shares her personal experience with grief and how she was able to overcome it, while finding her own strength and a newfound appreciation for a deeper meaning of life.
To learn more about the many other local resources listed to help caregivers, please visit https://washoecaregivers.org/.