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What is the REST Program?
Respite Education & Support Tools (REST) is an originally designed 2-day training program dedicated to developing quality respite care trainers. Those who complete the course receive ongoing support from the REST team as they extend the network of respite care workers by training volunteers to provide respite care to adults and children.
REST Around The Nation
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The Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) has entered into a partnership with Marklund’s REST Program to begin a process that will ultimately bring thousands of volunteer respite care workers to those caring for loved ones at home throughout the state. Within this agreement, REST (Respite Education and Support Tools)…
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As many are aware, post-World War II (1946-1964), an abundance of children were born, referred to today as Baby Boomers. According to Wikipedia “As a group, they were the wealthiest, most active, and most physically fit generation up to that time, and amongst the first to grow up genuinely expecting…
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We found this great article and wanted to share! http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/lifecycles/2013/nov/11/veterans-day-brings-home-national-family-caregiver/ SAN DIEGO, November 11, 2013 — Formerly known as Armistice Day, Veterans Day marks the end of World War I on November 11, 1918. On September 20, 1975, the late President Gerald Ford signed Public Law 94-97 (89 Stat. 479)…