Washoe Caregivers Blog: Read the Latest Posts from Caregivers and Professionals

Respite Care for Caregivers

The dictionary describes respite as, “A short period of rest or relief from something difficult.” Being a caregiver for an adult, whether that adult is a parent, spouse, child, other family member or life partner, is one of the most difficult tasks that life hands to people. Caregiving is a 24-hour job, 7 days a week.  Taking… Read More

GRIEF AND GRIEVING FROM A PERSONAL VIEWPOINT

The dictionary defines grief as, “Deep sorrow, especially that is caused by someone’s death.”   “Grief never ends, but it changes. It is a passage, not a place to stay.  Grief is not a sign of weakness or a lack of faith, it is the price of love.” – Author unknown People grieve in many different… Read More

Why Support Groups Are Essential For Caregivers

Many people are born with an innate sense of selflessness; one that motivates people to go out of their way to help others before they help themselves. We all know someone like this; maybe it’s the neighbor who always shovels a pathway through the snow on your driveway the morning after a storm, that one… Read More

Becoming Someone Else’s Hero

The truth of the matter is, when you are a caregiver, you go beyond your job. You go beyond yourself. You become a nurturer and a healer. You learn how to become empathetic and compassionate to those in need. You learn the virtue of being patient. You learn to be flexible with your time because… Read More

Honor Jones: Family Caregiver and Volunteer

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Ride Sharing and Caregiving

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Caregiver Employee Toolkit

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Recognizing When You Need A Break

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Caregiving in the Sandwich Generation

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Caregiving – Do I Include Family and Friends?

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A Guide to Getting Paid for Family Caregiving in Nevada

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Three Resources to Help Caregivers Facing Social Isolation and Loneliness

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Creating and Expanding Your Circle of Support

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Saying Goodbye

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Community Conversation on Caregivers in the Workforce – Get Your Questions Answered

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Family Estate Planning Series Answers Caregiver Questions

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Fraud, Scams, and Tips to Help Protect Yourself: Part 3

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Fraud, Scams, and Tips to Help Protect Yourself: Part 2

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Fraud, Scams, and Tips to Help Protect Yourself: Part 1

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Nevada Caregiver Awards Luncheon

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When Caregiving Ends

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Technology helping us Age in Place

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Welcome to Washoe Caregivers!

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