Older Americans Month: a time to celebrate contributions of seniors across the nation

It’s Older Americans Month – a time to celebrate and acknowledge the contributions of seniors across the nation who are making a [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

National Volunteer Month: a time to thank REST Trainers and Companions

We always look forward to April, a time when we celebrate National Volunteer Month. It’s a time to honor the more than [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Tammy Rosa: REST Trainer of the Quarter

Congratulations to Tammy Rosa, our REST Trainer of the Quarter! Tammy is program manager at the Upper Peninsula Area Agency on Aging [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

New York Master Trainer holds her first course

Congratulations to Sharon Cackett (front, left) for completing her first REST Train-the-Trainer course on April 1-2 in Ithaca, N.Y.    

By | April 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

REST director addresses caregiving crisis

Caregivers are reaching out for help.  There is a growing need for respite care services.  A video blog created by REST focused [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

REST assists Reeve Foundation with new grant program

The REST (Respite Education & Support Tools) program recently played a consulting role with the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation as it [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

REST celebrates 4th anniversary

We have met so many inspiring people who are doing amazing things across the county, since we launched the REST program in [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

REST Companion Spotlight: Pearle Snelson, Winnemucca, Nev.

Pearle provides a safe and enriching environment for the caregivers and care receivers she serves. One of the extra things Pearle does [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Doris Green chosen as REST Trainer of the Quarter

Congratulations to Doris Green, director of the New York State Caregiver and Respite Coalition (NYSCRC), who was chosen as the REST Trainer of [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|REST Blog|

Welcome to 15 REST Trainers in Minnesota

Welcome to the 15 individuals who completed a REST training course on Nov. 3-4 through the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), St. [...]

By | November 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|