Alabama respite program ‘life giving’

  When the Rev. Julie Hare asks caregivers to describe REACH (Refresh, Encourage, Activities, Care and Hope) – a drop-off respite ministry [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|REST Blog|

Valuing – and celebrating – our differences

“We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race." That quote by Kofi [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|REST Blog|

REST Program staff travel to West Coast

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve had the privilege of meeting many inspiring and dedicated professionals who have a passion for [...]

By | August 9th, 2016|REST Blog|

People-First Language: an essential topic

“Words matter…choose them carefully.” Perhaps you’ve heard that expression from a teacher or parent when you were young. The saying reminds us [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|REST Blog|

Older Americans Month: A time to celebrate our seniors and their caregivers

In May we observe Older Americans Month – a time to honor our seniors and highlight the contributions they have made over [...]

By | May 17th, 2016|REST Blog|

REST Commemorates Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

As we observe Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, we recognize the valuable contributions people with developmental disabilities make to our society. Celebrations are [...]

By | March 23rd, 2016|REST Blog|

Make a positive impact: become a REST Trainer

Anyone interested in meeting a critical need by supporting family caregivers in their community can learn how to do so by attending [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|REST News|

REST celebrates third anniversary

"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." That quote, made famous by Helen Keller, captures a factor [...]

By | February 16th, 2016|REST Blog|

Kansas Caregiver Thanks REST Volunteer

“Thank you for taking care of my mother.  The respite services gave me peace of mind about my mom while I ran [...]

By | November 30th, 2015|REST Blog|

National Family Caregiver Month – a great time to schedule a REST Companion™ class

Calling all REST Trainers™! As we prepare to celebrate National Family Caregiving Month, now is a great time to schedule a REST [...]

By | October 13th, 2015|REST Blog|