Training for Caregivers Return to Lifespan Respite Training for Caregivers The State of Nevada, Aging and Disability Services has created this learning path for unpaid caregivers. If you need some tips and tricks to help you in your care giving role, this is the place for you. Each module covers an important aspect of care giving and will help you to feel confident in your role as a caregiver. You may find these modules helpful if you have just started your care giving role or even if you have been a caregiver for several years. If you need any additional…
Information and Referral for Respite Training for service providers to help them identify caregivers, recognize the need for respite and begin the respite conversation. PART I This portion of the training will help you identify caregivers, even when they don't recognize themselves as a caregiver. We will also introduce you to what respite is and why it is important. There are three chapters in Part I. Part I - Chapter 01 VideoPart I - Chapter 02 VideoPart I - Chapter 03 Video PART II Now you know how to recognize caregivers and what respite it. Take Part II to learn…
{tab Introduction|green|left} Respite services help sustain the health and well being of the caregiver and care recipient, helps avoid or delay out of home placements, and reduces the likelihood of abuse and neglect. As a caregiver it is very important that you maintain your own health, and take frequent breaks before you become overwhelmed and burn-out. Respite re-energizes you and allows you to continue caring for your loved one. Regular relive can become a lifesaver. The information in the following sections can help you plan your respite and determine which type of provider will best meet your needs. {tab Planning|green}…
Are you currently providing care for a loved one? Are you struggling to find enough time to take care of yourself and your own needs?  If so, you are not alone!  Studies show caregivers often do not take a break from their caregiving role.  This can cause stress related health problems, feelings of depression or anxiety, and puts a strain on both the caregiver and the care recipient. It is okay to need a break... RESPITE is a way to get that break.  The information on these pages is designed to help you and your loved one choose the right…
Nevada Caregiver Stories According to the "Valuing the Invaluable: 2015 Update" report published by the AARP Public Policy Institute, there are an estimated 500,000 family caregivers in Nevada. Read the true, inspiring stories from four Nevada caregivers, written in their own words for this website. {slider Bonnie's Story|closed|icon|} {introtext} {readmore:Finish Bonnie's Story...} {slider Marge's Story|closed|icon|} {introtext} {readmore:Read the rest of Marge's story...} {slider Nora's Story|closed|icon|} {introtext} {readmore:Read the rest of Nora's story...} {slider Robin's Story|closed|icon|} {introtext} {readmore:Read the rest of Robbin's story...}

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