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|

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|

Support for caregivers continues to grow in Nevada

Welcome to 19 new REST trainers in Nevada who recently completed the REST course.  The network of support for caregivers continues to [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|