“Your help and the guidebook you referred me to has helped enormously. I realized that as I read the guidebook, I was on the right track.”

– Sally Bates, Family Caregiver 

The Washoe Caregivers Guidebook is an instructional manual on how to be a new caregiver. The guidebook has been written by local caregivers and experts. Download your free copy here or pick up a printed copy at the Community Foundation of Northern Nevada.

The Washoe Caregivers Guidebook covers information about self-care for the caregiver, legal and financial planning, home safety and modifications, techniques for communicating with health care professionals and more.

Download other important documents, like the Durable Power of Attorney for Financial Matter, and Medication List here.


Distributing Guidebooks at Service Provider Offices, Community Centers, and Other Locations

Do family caregivers or seniors frequent where you work? If so, we encourage you to distribute guidebooks at your office. Call the Community Foundation at 775-333-5499 and we will deliver guidebooks to your location. The guidebooks are free and there is no delivery cost.