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Welcome to newly trained Companions in New York!

We'd like to give a warm welcome to the eight individuals who recently completed the REST Companion course at Pinnacle Lutheran Church, [...]

By | August 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Number of Companions in Florida continues to grow!

REST Trainers from a variety of organizations in Florida have held numerous Companion courses over the past few months.  Among them:  The [...]

By | July 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Support for caregivers continues to grow in Minnesota!

The number of Companions in Minnesota continues to grow, as more individuals complete the REST course.  Numerous classes took place statewide in [...]

By | July 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Congratulations to Gini Cunningham, our REST Trainer of the Quarter!

As a REST trainer, Gini describes the best part of her role: "...planning, being nervous, and then settling in as I glance [...]

By | July 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

REST Trainer receives national spotlight

REST Trainer Gini Cunningham recently received the national spotlight, as the AARP recently featured her efforts to make the Winnemucca, Nev., area [...]

By | June 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Welcome to new REST Master Trainers!

Congratulations to Sharon Cackett and Doris Green (seated in front) from the New York State Caregiving and Respite Coalition, for recently becoming [...]

By | June 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Welcome to new REST Trainers in Michigan’s U.P.!

Congratulations to those who just completed the REST Train-the-Trainer course through UPCAP Services in Escanaba, Mich. We are building networks of support for caregivers in the [...]

By | June 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

First Annual Senior Ball a Success

More than 100 seniors and their guests recently attended the first annual Senior Ball, a fundraiser for the Stanislaus Senior Foundation, in Modesto, [...]

By | May 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

REST Master Trainer discusses caregiving, need for respite

REST Master Trainer Doris Green, director of the NYS Caregiving and Respite Coalition, shares her personal experiences of being a caregiver, and describes [...]

By | May 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

REST Trainer discusses REST, benefits of respite

REST Trainer Ivonne Rodriguez, from the Unicorn Children's Foundation, Boca Raton, Fla., provides an overview of the REST Program and the benefits of [...]

By | May 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|