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What is Palliative Care? February 2020 Update

"One person caring about another represents life's greatest value." - Jim Rohn 

Caregiver Support Initiative

The Community Foundation's Luiza Benisano distributed guidebooks at the Washoe County Senior Center, Dickson Realty, and Sparks Christian Fellowship. The next guidebook presentation will be held at the Prominence Care Center on Tuesday, February 25, at 10 a.m. 

If you know anyone that will benefit from learning more about the Caregiver Support Initiative and receiving a copy of the Washoe Caregiver Guidebooks, please call 775-333-5499 for more information.  

What is Palliative Care? 

Dan Ahearn and Luiza Benisano wrote a new blog on palliative care and how it differentiates from hospice care. The blog also talks about the services that are included with palliative care and why it only works effectively if the patient and the caregiver work with one another. To learn more, click here.



For more self-care tips, please refer to your Washoe Caregivers Guidebook or visit our website,









To learn more about the many other local resources listed to help caregivers, please visit