Due to the COVID-19 situation, resource information is rapidly changing. Some resources listed here may have changed their hours or services. Please call an agency first to confirm their availability of services and for latest information. If you need any further assistance, call the Community Foundation at 775-333-5499.

The Community Foundation has created a list of general resources that can be found by clicking here.

Here are resources for family caregivers and seniors during COVID-19.


Nevada CAN: Nevada COVID-19 AGING NETWORK: 

Nevada CAN is focused on providing support for homebound elders in Nevada.

Help for Nevada’s Elders

Nevada 2-1-1 can provide you information and resources. Simply dial 2-1-1 to get assistance regarding food & nutrition, respite care, shopping assistance, or to report abuse or neglect for seniors.

Nevada CAN also provides resources, information and updates on Coronavirus, network providers and how you can volunteer and donate. For more information, please visit: https://www.nevada211.org/seniors-covid19-resources/ or call 2-1-1.

 

Senior Centers:

Washoe County Senior Center

Senior information on Senior Congregate Meals: The Washoe County Senior Center on 9th St., will serve take-out meals Monday through Friday, from 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. All other congregate locations will serve take-out meals Monday through Friday, between 11:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Soup services are temporarily discontinued.

Senior information on Washoe County Senior Centers social and recreational activities: all social and recreational activities at all Washoe County Senior Centers in Reno, Sparks and the Incline Village Community Center have been canceled until further notice. Closure includes the Washoe County Daybreak (adult day health program). For more information, call Washoe 311, by dialing 3-1-1.

 

Caregiver Resources:

VA Caregiver Support: Building Better Caregivers
Building Better Caregivers is a free 6-week online workshop developed by Stanford University to support caregivers of Veterans of all eras. Caregivers can join a community of caregivers who share similar challenges, such as dealing with stress and finding time for themselves.

Trained facilitators guide caregivers in learning new ways to manage stress and improve communication skills with their Care Partner. Caregivers get access to:

  • 24/7 access to self-guided lessons and resources
  • Safe, secure & anonymous environment
  • Ongoing support from other caregivers during and after the program

If you are a caregiver, click here to learn more about BBC and see if you are eligible.

 

Status of stimulus checks: 

If you have not received your stimulus check yet, you may check your status by visiting the IRS website here: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/get-my-payment.

 

Resource Guides:

It Starts with Hello

Senior Information: The Hello Project created It Starts with Hello, which is a virtual gathering place every Tuesday and Thursday at 12:00 p.m. The program will feature a local expert, factual information about the COVID crisis, and a chance to chat with others in the community. Simply go to hellostartsnow.org, enter your email address, and more information will be sent to you on how you can join.

 

Workshops:

Cancer Thriving and Surviving

The Cancer Thriving and Surviving workshop is designed for individuals diagnosed with cancer and their care partners to help them develop the tools to live a healthy and full life.The workshop is led by peer leaders who have either lived with cancer or been a care partner for a loved one living with cancer.

This seven-week virtual workshop will be held on Tuesdays, from May 12 through June 23, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

The online workshops will be conducted using Zoom video conferencing. Zoom is easy to set up on your cellphone or home computer. Once you have registered, you will receive a link to participate.

Register today or find additional information

 


Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America offers virtual programs such as art, stretching, music, and dance. To participate, visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AlzheimersFoundationofAmerica 

 

Diabetes Self-Management Program 

The Diabetes Self-Management program is for people living with diabetes and their care partners. Classes are taught by registered dietitians and trained health educators and focus on a variety of topics including healthy eating, physical activity, medication usage, stress management, decision-making, and problem-solving.

This virtual workshop will be held weekly starting Wednesday, May 13 through June 24, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The online workshops will be conducted using Zoom video conferencing. Zoom is easy to set up on your cellphone or home computer. Once you have registered, you will receive a link to participate.

Register today or find additional information.

 

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

The Chronic Pain Self-Management Program is designed for individuals experiencing pain from a variety of causes such as: neck, shoulder, or back pain, persistent headaches, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, etc.

This virtual workshop will be held weekly starting Thursday, May 14 through June 25, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The online workshops will be conducted using Zoom video conferencing. Zoom is easy to set up on your cellphone or home computer. Once you have registered, you will receive a link to participate.

Register today or find additional information

 


Respite Care:

Seniors in Service 
The Seniors in Service Respite Program provides qualifying individuals with vouchers for $1000..
These funds are to be used to pay for in-person care so caregivers can be assured that their loved ones are being taken care of, while allowing time for their personal needs..
To qualify:
  • Care Recipient must be 60 years or older
  • Caregivers must live at the same address
.To get the respite care voucher:

After completing the application, you can email, fax, or mail it:


N4

N4’s Community Care 
N4’s Community Care provides in-home and community-
focused services using a person-centered approach to care planning that respects the person’s and their family member’s priorities, preferences, and perspectives.
Families typically receive 5 hours of respite care per week and at least 5 hours of case management per month.
Families may request additional hours as needed. Additional hours are also available! There is emergency grant funding to provide additional assistance due to COVID-19. Because N4 intends to fill important service gaps, there is no income or age restrictions other than direct care services to people 18 and up.
 
There are 70 available spots for the respite program. 
To receive support:

Once an N4 team member has received an online interest form from someone needing support, an initial interview (virtually or in-person) is scheduled.

 

Grocery store hours for seniors:

CVS

Senior information: Groceries are available through Instacart for same-day delivery. Free prescription delivery service is available – visit cvs.com

Locations:

2890 Northtowne Ln
Phone: 775-358-4238

1695 Robb Dr.
Phone: 775-746-5600

8005 S. Virginia St.
Phone: 775-853-7555

285 E. Plumb Ln
Phone: 775-786-1884

2300 Oddie Blvd
Phone: 775-331-1242

1250 W. 7th St.
Phone: 775-747-6658

1119 California Ave.
Phone: 775-323-0701

5019 S McCarran Blvd
Phone: 775-826-0884

Store hours: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

Dollar General 

Senior information: First hour of each day (8 a.m.) for the most susceptible customers.

Location:

10695 Stead Blvd
Phone: 775-420-4492

Store hours: Monday – Sunday: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

 

Great Basin Community Food Co-op

Senior information: Store hours are open from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Location:

240 Court St.
Phone: 775-324-6133

Store hours: Monday – Sunday: 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

Raley’s

Senior Information: Seniors are eligible to Seniors Essentials Bags, which contain a mix of fresh items and pantry staples for $20, and freshly cooked, heat-and-eat entrees and salads, for $35. These bags can be picked up daily curbside on in-store.

For more information, please visit: https://www.raleys.com/senior-essentials-bag/.

Locations:

701 Keystone Ave, Reno, NV 89503
Phone: (775) 747-5267

1630 Robb Dr, Reno, NV 89523
Phone: (775) 746-6400

1441 Mayberry Dr, Reno, NV 89509
Phone: (775) 786-0270

4788 Caughlin Pkwy, Reno, NV 89519
Phone: (775) 828-2424

3310 S McCarran Blvd, Reno, NV 89502
(775) 825-5201

Store hours: Monday – Sunday: 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.


Safeway

Senior Information: Safeway has set up “seniors only” shopping hours from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. The set hours are available for senior citizens, and other at-risk members of the community such as pregnant women or those with compromised immune systems.

Location: 5150 Mae Anne Ave, Reno, NV 89523

Phone: (775) 746-9010

Store hours: Monday – Sunday: 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

 

Save Mart

Senior information: Store hours for seniors are open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for seniors and guests with compromised health.

Locations:

525 Keystone Ave.
Phone: 775-786-2150

195 W Plumb Ln
Phone: 775-786-0138

10500 N McCarran Blvd
Phone: 775-746-8882

4995 Kietzke Ln
Phone: 775-827-5350

Store hours: Monday – Sunday: 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

 

Smart & Final 

Senior information: Store hours for seniors are open from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

Location:

365 E. Plumb Ln
Phone: 775-322-7905

Store hours: Monday – Sunday: 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

 

Smith’s 

Senior Information: Smith’s will dedicate the first hour on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:00 am to 8:00 am, solely to the shopping needs of senior citizens until further notice.

Each store will have staff on hand to help those that need special accommodations, Smith’s said. For all other customers, temporary store hours will continue to be 8:00 am to 10:00 pm until further notice. Smith’s is also evaluating extending pharmacy hours to open earlier for seniors.

Location:1255 Baring Blvd, Sparks, NV 89434

Phone: (775) 359-6800

Store hours: Monday – Sunday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Pharmacy hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Target

Senior Information: All Target stores will reserve the first hour of shopping on Wednesdays for “vulnerable guests” including elderly and those with underlying health concerns.” The retailer is also cutting its opening hours, closing all stores at 9 p.m.

Locations:
6845 Sierra Center Pkwy, Reno, NV 89511
Phone: (775) 853-8900

1550 E. Lincoln Way, Sparks, NV 89434
Phone: 775-332-1003

Store hours: Monday – Sunday: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

Trader Joe’s Reno 

Senior Information: From 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Trader Joe’s is open to senior customers (age 60 and over) and customers with disabilities who may need extra assistance

Location: 5035 S McCarran Blvd Reno, NV 89502

Phone: 775-826-1621

Store hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Mon-Sun)

 

Walgreens

Senior information: Walgreens is offering free shipping on all prescription refills or you can use their handy drive up window!

Locations:

750 N. Virginia St.
Phone: 775-337-8703

10370 N McCarran Blvd.
Phone: 775-746-4809

12645 S. Virginia St.
Phone: 775-853-9887

3495 S. Virginia St.
Phone: 775-824-0802

2299 Oddie Blvd.
Phone: 775-358-4721

Store hours: Monday – Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

Walmart

Senior Information: Stores will be open from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. local time. From March 24 through April 28, Walmart will host an hour-long senior shopping event every Tuesday for customers 60 and older, which will start one hour before stores open.

Locations:

2425 E 2nd St, Reno, NV 89502
Phone: (775) 359-8200

5260 W 7th St, Reno, NV 89523
Phone: (775) 624-2000

5065 Pyramid Way, Sparks, NV 89436
Phone: (775) 425-9300

4855 Kietzke Ln, Reno, NV 89509
Phone: (775) 829-8088

Store hours: Monday to Sunday 7 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.